Opera On the Road

“Who Wants to be an OPERA STAR?” is an introduction to the art form of opera through the framework of a television game show. The performance runs as a series of questions and competitions, with four singers in the roles of MC and contestants. Studio audience members (the students) will learn about voice types, arias, duets, props and costumes, and a dash of opera history. While cheering on the contestants, students will learn Italian words associated with opera and participate by identifying emotions and clapping rhythms and singing melodies in musical selections taken from some of the world’s favorite operas and operettas with music by Bernstein, Bizet, Donizetti, Gilbert and Sullivan, Humperdinck, Lehar, Mozart, Offenbach, and Puccini. This production is suited to all ages and is perfect for families and home school groups. We are portable and can come to you! Click here for more information on how to bring Dayton Opera on the Road to you!

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