Access Opera: Fidelio
Austin Opera’s 2021–2022 Season closes at the Long Center in April with Beethoven’s one and only opera, Fidelio.
Go to https://austinopera.org/education/access-opera/ to make a reservation for ACCESS OPERA: Fidelio final dress rehearsal and to read more about our updated safety protocols for all attendees.
welcome to the "fidelio" education resources page!
Check out the materials below to experience Beethoven’s musical masterpiece and engage with the exciting world of opera! Many of the resources here can easily be included in Blended Learning classrooms. If you have questions or don’t find what you are looking for, we can help! Contact us at [email protected].
access opera: "fidelio" curriculum
Austin Opera’s Access Opera: Fidelio curriculum is an innovative multi-media based unit, complete with TEKS aligned lessons, activities, assessments and video excerpts. This curriculum is designed so you can teach Fidelio in the time frame that works best for you and your students. Teach it in chunks. Include activities in your favorite blended learning model.
- Day 1 – Background (composer info, synopsis) and first listen of featured music selection
- Day 2 – Listen a 2nd time, including suggested activities/assessments from the lesson in a station rotation or playlist.
- Day 3 & beyond – Listen to some of the alternate versions; try a new activity/assessment; explore SEL connection; review Audience Etiquette materials
about austin opera's production
PERFORMANCE NOTES for Fidelio
- Music by Ludwig van Beethoven
- Libretto by Joseph von Sonnleithner
- In German with projected English titles
- An opera in 2 acts
- Approximately 2 hours in length with one 25-minute intermission
CAST & PRODUCTION NOTES
Visit the “Fidelio” opera page and click on the CAST & PRODUCTION tab to learn more about the cast and production team.