Opera San Jose

Opera San Jose

Opera San José is a professional, regional opera company that is unique in the United States. Maintaining a resident company of principal artists, it specializes in showcasing the finest young professional singers in the nation. Its performances are always dramatically stimulating and vocally accomplished. The company performs in the stunning, refurbished California Theater in downtown San Jose. Opera San José maintains extensive educational programs in schools and in the community at large. In addition, it offers lectures and Introduction to Opera symposiums for all mainstage productions.

EDUCATOR CONTACT INFO

smith@operasj.org

https://www.operasj.org/about-us/k-12-education/

  2149 Paragon Drive, San Jose, CA 95131

Santa Clara

408 437 4464

408-437-4455

Mainstage Student Matinees

Program description

Mainstage Student Matinees for the 2019-20 season will be:

Strauss’s Die Fledermaus: Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 @ 11:30 am
Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel: Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019 @11:30 am
Verdi’s Il trovatore: Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020 @11:30 am
Mozart’s The Magic FluteWednesday, April 15, 2020 @ 11:30 am

Requesting Seats – Requests for seats are currently being accepted. Attendance at student matinee performances are free to K-12 students and their teachers/chaperones that accompany them. To ensure that the maximum number of seats are available for students, please keep the number of adult chaperones to a minimum.

Student matinee seat request form

Please call or email Outreach Coordinator Lettie Smith at (408) 437-4464 if you have questions regarding these student matinees.

Additional Details: Mainstage student matinees, which run approximately 3 hours, take place at the California Theatre located at 345 S. First Street in downtown San Jose. Die Fledermaus will be sung in German with English supertitles and dialogue, Hansel and Gretel will be sung in English with English supertitles; Il trovatore will be sung in Italian with English supertitles, and The Magic Flute will be sung in German with English supertitles.  All productions are recommended for students 3rd grade and older.

Booking / scheduling contact

Lettie Smith

   (408) 437-4464

 smith@operasj.org

Program detail
Artistic discipline: Music, Storytelling, Theatre
Cultural Origin: European
Program type: Field Trip, Performance
Population served: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Subject: Fine Arts, Other
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Student matinees for the 2019-20 season presented on the following dates:

Strauss’s Die Fledermaus: Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 @ 11:30 am
Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel: Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019 @11:30 am
Verdi’s Il trovatore: Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020 @11:30 am
Mozart’s The Magic Flute: Wednesday, April 15, 2020 @ 11:30 am

Available times:

All student matinees begin at 11:30 a.m. and last approximately 3 hours.

Location(s):

All student matinees presented at the California Theatre, 345 S. First Street, San Jose, CA.

Fees / Ticketing:

No charge to students and their teachers/chaperones that accompany them.

Qualifications

Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes

Educator Qualifications

Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Cancellation Policy

Please notify Outreach Coordinator Lettie Smith of cancellations or decreases in number of seats required no later than 1 week prior to student matinee performance.