(Available for Salary Point Credit)
Learn about the history of opera from 16th-century Italy to present day, through presentations by experts on the art form. Full of fun and practical ways to get to know and embrace, Opera 101 will provide teachers with materials and strategies including tools for critical listening, examining the libretto, adapting source material and more. At the end of each session, LA Opera teaching artists will lead participants in a hands-on workshop that teachers can then take to the classroom.
Dates: All sessions take place on Saturdays from 9:00am to 3:30pm at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
October 12, 2013: Powerful Women in Opera
December 7, 2013: Trials and Testing in Opera
February 22, 2014: Sacrifice and Redemption in Opera
April 12, 2014: Religion and Ethics in Opera
Parking: Traditionally, parking has been included in the fees for this program. We are not able to guarantee free parking at this time and will know more soon. Everyone who purchases the full series before October 12 will be entered into a drawing. The winner will receive complimentary parking for the series. Parking at the Music Center is $9 per session. Light refreshments included in fee.
Enrollment in programs does not include admission to main stage opera productions.
$60 for entire series (25% off when purchasing all four by October 12, 2013)
$20 per session after October 12, 2013
Salary Points: Attend three classes and two operas or attend three classes and complete two opera lesson plans for one salary point. One salary point available for this program. Opera 101 can be combined with Opera for Educators (See tab above) to achieve salary points.
Deadline: Online registration will be open until classes are filled.
Register for entire series by clicking HERE
Register for individual sessions by clicking below:
October 12, 2013 – Powerful Women in Opera
December 7, 2013 - Trials and Testing in Opera
February 22, 2014 – Sacrifice and Redemption in Opera
April 12, 2014 – Religion and Ethics in Opera