Carmen for Families
Opera newcomers will thrill to the captivating music of this beloved work by Georges Bizet, featuring the alluring Gypsy girl Carmen, the Spanish soldier who loves her and the brave bullfighter who wins her heart.
Created from San Francisco Opera's performance of Carmen for Families
in 2011, this one hour movie is a wonderful first opera experience. The performance is in English, with English subtitles and is recommended for ages 10 and up.
Date: Saturday, March 8, 2014
Time: 11am-12:15pm and 2-3:15pm
Location: Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto, CA
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Time: 1-2:15pm and 3-4:15pm
Location: Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, 2868 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA
To review educational materials about Carmen, click here
The Magic Flute for Families
Bring your family on a magical journey with this 60-minute version of Mozart’s famous opera, perfect for all ages. The Magic Flute
is the charming story of Prince Tamino and bird catcher Papageno's journey to rescue Pamina, a beautiful princess who has been kidnapped by the magician Sarastro. Along the way they find their true loves and discover the virtues of wisdom and forgiveness. This production was presented for families at San Francisco Opera in 2007 and is in English.
Date: Saturday, March 22, 2014
Location: El Campanil Theatre, 602 W. 2nd St, Antioch, CA
For this screening only, advance registration is required. Register online for up to four tickets. For additional tickets, call the box office at (925) 757-9501.
Date: Saturday, April 5, 2014
Location: Cameo Cinema, 1340 Main Street, St. Helena, CA
To review educational materials about The Magic Flute, click here.
A 15-minute live introduction will precede each screening. The one-hour movie versions are produced by our Education Department for Bay Area School and Community Programs.
Advance registration is not required, except for the March 22 screening at El Campanil Theatre. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors will open 30 minutes before each screening.