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UrbanNites at the Opera

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UrbanNites at the Opera is Austin Opera’s new group for young professionals and arts enthusiasts. Bringing together an exciting mix of people—from those familiar with opera to those just getting started—UrbanNites is a wonderful way to introduce yourself to this magnificent art form in a great social setting.

Join us for our next event on Thursday, April 28, at 6:30 pm, beginning with a reception in the Long Center’s Kodosky Lounge, followed by a performance of  Gioachino Rossini’s perennial favorite, The Barber of Seville at 7:30 pm in Dell Hall.

For $70 per person or $120 per couple, indulge in tasty hors d’oeuvres and complimentary wine, network and meet fun people, and enjoy best available seats for an incredible night at the opera.

Join UrbanNites and become part of the next generation of opera-lovers through this fun, memorable, and affordable event!

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Access Opera – THE BARBER OF SEVILLE Dress Rehearsal

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Access Opera offers free tickets to students, parents and teachers to attend Austin Opera dress rehearsals at The Long Center for the Performing Arts. Prior to each rehearsal, TEKS-aligned Study Guides are available to prepare students for the experience of attending the opera. Students see and hear the work with an enhanced appreciation that helps create a deeper relationship for the art form. Access Opera is often the first opportunity for many participants to experience live opera.

Austin Opera docents are available to speak to your school group of 25 or more during the month leading up to each dress rehearsal. Docents talk about attending what it is like to attend the opera, and provide a historical and cultural context for the opera students will see. Click HERE for a transcript of our recent docent lecture for Gounod’s Romeo & Juliet.

For more information about docents or tickets, please contact Erin Horan, Education and Administrative Coordinator, 512-610-7689 or ehoran@AustinOpera.org.

The Barber of Seville Dress Rehearsal
April 21, 2016 – 7:00 PM
The Long Center for the Performing Arts
Tickets open to public: March 21, 2016

*Access Opera events are very popular and can sell out quickly. Seating is limited based on availability.*

Access Opera – OF MICE AND MEN Dress Rehearsal

Access Opera

Access Opera offers free tickets to students, parents and teachers to attend Austin Opera dress rehearsals at The Long Center for the Performing Arts. Prior to each rehearsal, TEKS-aligned Study Guides are available to prepare students for the experience of attending the opera. Students see and hear the work with an enhanced appreciation that helps create a deeper relationship for the art form. Access Opera is often the first opportunity for many participants to experience live opera.

Austin Opera docents are available to speak to your school group of 25 or more during the month leading up to each dress rehearsal. Docents talk about attending what it is like to attend the opera, and provide a historical and cultural context for the opera students will see. Click HERE for a transcript of our recent docent lecture for Gounod’s Romeo & Juliet.

For more information about docents or tickets, please contact Erin Horan, Education and Administrative Coordinator, 512-610-7689 or ehoran@AustinOpera.org.

Of Mice and Men Dress Rehearsal
January 21, 2016 – 7:00 PM
The Long Center for the Performing Arts
Tickets open to public: December 7, 2015

*Access Opera events are very popular and can sell out quickly. Seating is limited based on availability.*

Access Opera – AIDA Dress Rehearsal

Access Opera

Access Opera offers free tickets to students, parents and teachers to attend Austin Opera dress rehearsals at The Long Center for the Performing Arts. Prior to each rehearsal, TEKS-aligned Study Guides are available to prepare students for the experience of attending the opera. Students see and hear the work with an enhanced appreciation that helps create a deeper relationship for the art form. Access Opera is often the first opportunity for many participants to experience live opera.

Austin Opera docents are available to speak to your school group of 25 or more during the month leading up to each dress rehearsal. Docents talk about attending what it is like to attend the opera, and provide a historical and cultural context for the opera students will see. Click HERE for a transcript of our recent docent lecture for Gounod’s Romeo & Juliet.

For more information about docents or tickets, please contact Erin Horan, Education and Administrative Coordinator, 512-610-7689 or ehoran@AustinOpera.org.

Aida Dress Rehearsal
November 5, 2015 – 7:00 PM
The Long Center for the Performing Arts
Tickets open to public: October 5, 2015

Aida Access Opera Study Guide

*Access Opera events are very popular and can sell out quickly. Seating is limited based on availability.*

Sunday Matinee Music Camp – AIDA

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Austin Opera offers opera-loving parents a chance to enjoy the Austin Opera’s Sunday matinee performances while their children enjoy an afternoon of music, games, arts and fun.

The Sunday Matinee Music Camp program is led by teachers from Armstrong Community Music School and provides cultural enrichment for kids ages 4 to 10 years old. Kids participate in fun music lessons and games, movement activities, and opera-related crafts. Space is limited, so reserve your spot today!

ABOUT SUNDAY MATINEE MUSIC CAMP Adults must purchase a ticket to the opera and attend the performance. Matinee Music Camp is held in the AT&T Room on the ground floor of The Long Center. This is a secure room with easy access to exits and bathrooms. Children will not be allowed to leave the room without supervision by at least one Austin Opera/ACMS staff member of volunteer.

Snacks are provided for children during the camp. Children may also bring their own snacks from home. Please alert staff ahead of time about any special needs, restrictions, allergies, etc.

Adults will be asked to sign a waiver and leave their seat locations and cell phone numbers with staff at check-in. In case of emergency, Austin Opera staff will locate parents by seat number and/or be sent a text message to their cell phones. (We ask that cell phones be kept on silent or vibrate in consideration of other opera attendees.)

Sample Sunday Matinee Music Camp Schedule

  • 1:30-2:00 – Composer coloring sheets and music listening
  • 2:00-2:30 – Music class time
  • 2:30-2:45 – Snack break
  • 2:45-3:15 – Music Game time
  • 3:15-3:45 – Music class time
  • 3:45-4:15 – Make your own instruments craft time
  • 4:15-4:30 – Snack break
  • 4:30-5:00 – Composer coloring sheets and music listening
  • 5:00-5:30 – Finish craft projects and movie time
  • 5:45-6:00 – Snack time
  • 6:30 – Children must be picked up

TICKETS AND RESERVATIONS: Ticket buyers taking advantage of Sunday Matinee Music Camp will be seated in aisle seats to allow better access to entrances and exits.

Matinee Music Camp is $20 per child, payable at time of ticket purchase. Existing ticket holders for this performance are invited to call Patron Services to reserve a space for their children. Space is limited, so it is recommended that you register your child for the Sunday Matinee Music Camp early.

To purchase tickets and register your children for the Music Camp, please click HERE or call Patron Services at 512-610-7684.

Sunday Matinee Music Camp – OF MICE AND MEN

ALO Logo MUSIC CAMP

Austin Opera offers opera-loving parents a chance to enjoy the Austin Opera’s Sunday matinee performances while their children enjoy an afternoon of music, games, arts and fun.

The Sunday Matinee Music Camp program is led by teachers from Armstrong Community Music School and provides cultural enrichment for kids ages 4 to 10 years old. Kids participate in fun music lessons and games, movement activities, and opera-related crafts. Space is limited, so reserve your spot today!

ABOUT SUNDAY MATINEE MUSIC CAMP Adults must purchase a ticket to the opera and attend the performance. Matinee Music Camp is held in the AT&T Room on the ground floor of The Long Center. This is a secure room with easy access to exits and bathrooms. Children will not be allowed to leave the room without supervision by at least one Austin Opera/ACMS staff member of volunteer.

Snacks are provided for children during the camp. Children may also bring their own snacks from home. Please alert staff ahead of time about any special needs, restrictions, allergies, etc.

Adults will be asked to sign a waiver and leave their seat locations and cell phone numbers with staff at check-in. In case of emergency, Austin Opera staff will locate parents by seat number and/or be sent a text message to their cell phones. (We ask that cell phones be kept on silent or vibrate in consideration of other opera attendees.)

Sample Sunday Matinee Music Camp Schedule

  • 1:30-2:00 – Composer coloring sheets and music listening
  • 2:00-2:30 – Music class time
  • 2:30-2:45 – Snack break
  • 2:45-3:15 – Music Game time
  • 3:15-3:45 – Music class time
  • 3:45-4:15 – Make your own instruments craft time
  • 4:15-4:30 – Snack break
  • 4:30-5:00 – Composer coloring sheets and music listening
  • 5:00-5:30 – Finish craft projects and movie time
  • 5:45-6:00 – Snack time
  • 6:30 – Children must be picked up

TICKETS AND RESERVATIONS: Ticket buyers taking advantage of Sunday Matinee Music Camp will be seated in aisle seats to allow better access to entrances and exits.

Matinee Music Camp is $20 per child, payable at time of ticket purchase. Existing ticket holders for this performance are invited to call Patron Services to reserve a space for their children. Space is limited, so it is recommended that you register your child for the Sunday Matinee Music Camp early.

To purchase tickets and register your children for the Music Camp, please click HERE or call Patron Services at 512-610-7684.

Sunday Matinee Music Camp – THE BARBER OF SEVILLE

ALO Logo MUSIC CAMP

Austin Opera offers opera-loving parents a chance to enjoy the Austin Opera’s Sunday matinee performances while their children enjoy an afternoon of music, games, arts and fun.

The Sunday Matinee Music Camp program is led by teachers from Armstrong Community Music School and provides cultural enrichment for kids ages 4 to 10 years old. Kids participate in fun music lessons and games, movement activities, and opera-related crafts. Space is limited, so reserve your spot today!

ABOUT SUNDAY MATINEE MUSIC CAMP Adults must purchase a ticket to the opera and attend the performance. Matinee Music Camp is held in the AT&T Room on the ground floor of The Long Center. This is a secure room with easy access to exits and bathrooms. Children will not be allowed to leave the room without supervision by at least one Austin Opera/ACMS staff member of volunteer.

Snacks are provided for children during the camp. Children may also bring their own snacks from home. Please alert staff ahead of time about any special needs, restrictions, allergies, etc.

Adults will be asked to sign a waiver and leave their seat locations and cell phone numbers with staff at check-in. In case of emergency, Austin Opera staff will locate parents by seat number and/or be sent a text message to their cell phones. (We ask that cell phones be kept on silent or vibrate in consideration of other opera attendees.)

Sample Sunday Matinee Music Camp Schedule

  • 1:30-2:00 – Composer coloring sheets and music listening
  • 2:00-2:30 – Music class time
  • 2:30-2:45 – Snack break
  • 2:45-3:15 – Music Game time
  • 3:15-3:45 – Music class time
  • 3:45-4:15 – Make your own instruments craft time
  • 4:15-4:30 – Snack break
  • 4:30-5:00 – Composer coloring sheets and music listening
  • 5:00-5:30 – Finish craft projects and movie time
  • 5:45-6:00 – Snack time
  • 6:30 – Children must be picked up

TICKETS AND RESERVATIONS: Ticket buyers taking advantage of Sunday Matinee Music Camp will be seated in aisle seats to allow better access to entrances and exits.

Matinee Music Camp is $20 per child, payable at time of ticket purchase. Existing ticket holders for this performance are invited to call Patron Services to reserve a space for their children. Space is limited, so it is recommended that you register your child for the Sunday Matinee Music Camp early.

To purchase tickets and register your children for the Music Camp, please click HERE or call Patron Services at 512-610-7684.

Opera Preview – THE BARBER OF SEVILLE

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Opera Previews is a series of fun, informative lectures with live musical selections from each opera presented at Chez Zee American Bistro.  Taking place a few weeks prior to the opening of each Austin Opera production, these lively events give attendees an opportunity to learn about the upcoming opera while mingling with other enthusiasts. Space is limited, so reserve your spot today!

Doors always open at 6:30pm for wine and light hors d’oeuvres. Lecture begins promptly at 7:00pm.

The Barber of Seville Opera Preview
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Speaker:  Director of the Butler Opera Center, Dr. Robert DeSimone

Tickets to each Opera Preview event are $20. To purchase, please click HERE or call our Patron Services Manager at 512.610.7684.

Opera Preview – OF MICE AND MEN – SOLD OUT!

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Opera Previews is a series of fun, informative lectures with live musical selections from each opera presented at Chez Zee American Bistro.  Taking place a few weeks prior to the opening of each Austin Opera production, these lively events give attendees an opportunity to learn about the upcoming opera while mingling with other enthusiasts. Space is limited, so reserve your spot today!

Doors always open at 6:30pm for wine and light hors d’oeuvres. Lecture begins promptly at 7:00pm.

Of Mice and Men Opera Preview – SOLD OUT
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Speakers: Artistic Director of Austin Shakespeare, Ann Ciccolella, and Artistic Director with Principal Conductor of Austin Opera, Richard Buckley

Tickets to each Opera Preview event are $20.

Opera Preview – AIDA

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Opera Previews is a series of fun, informative lectures with live musical selections from each opera presented at Chez Zee American Bistro.  Taking place a few weeks prior to the opening of each Austin Opera production, these lively events give attendees an opportunity to learn about the upcoming opera while mingling with other enthusiasts. Space is limited, so reserve your spot today!

Doors always open at 6:30pm for wine and light hors d’oeuvres. Lecture begins promptly at 7:00pm.

Aida Opera Preview
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Speaker: Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of Austin Opera, Richard Buckley

Tickets to each Opera Preview event are $20. To purchase, please click HERE or call our Patron Services Manager at 512.610.7684.

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