The Abduction from the Seraglio

Resource Materials

Welcome to San Francisco Opera's The Abduction from the Seraglio Education website!  We are providing you with a vast amount of Resource Materials and a list of Curriculum Connections, which are organized by content area and will continue to be updated. You now have access to plenty of ideas for how to connect The Abduction from the Seraglio to your curriculum – for multiple learning goals of Grade 3 through 12 students. We hope that you and your students enjoy the experience of opera in your classroom!!

We are interested to hear how you have chosen to use these materials with your class or family. Please contact us to share ideas, as well as if you have any questions or suggestions, by email at  Enjoy!

Key:  = English/Language Arts; = Mathematics; = Science; = History/Social Studies; = Visual and Performing Arts; = Career Technical Education; = Foreign Language

Resource Materials

About the Opera - English Social Studies Visual Arts 

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For more information about Mozart, visit San Francisco Opera's Education Materials for The Magic Flute

San Francisco Opera Education would like to thank the wonderful contributors of ideas, content and design elements for The Abduction from the Seraglio Resource Materials and Curriculum Connections - they are: Andi Wong, Mary Ann Cruz, and Judy Toupin, Rooftop Alternative K-8 School, San Francisco; Sven Olbash, SFO Teaching Artist; and Bruce Lamott, Director of the Philharmonia Chorale and teacher of music history at the San Francisco Conservatory and University High School. 

For more information contact our Education Department at or 415-551-6296.