The Magic Flute

Resource Materials

Welcome to San Francisco Opera's The Magic Flute 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 movie of The Magic Flute to your curriculum – for multiple learning goals of Kindergarten through Grade 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 

Biographies -    

Art, Belief and Culture -   

Government -   

Mathematics, Economics, Science and Technology -  

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Resources: Books, Media and Internet -    

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San Francisco Opera Education would like to thank the wonderful contributors of ideas, content and design elements for The Magic Flute Movie Resource Materials and Curriculum Connections - they are: Andi Wong and Mary Ann Cruz, Rooftop Alternative K-8 School, San Francisco; Ellen Oppenheimer, Peralta Elementary School, Oakland; Lisa Edsall Giglio, SFO Teaching Artist; Kip Cranna, SFO Director of Music Administration; Chad Owens, SFO Assistant Technical Director; Darra Messing, SFO Education Assistant; and Ellen Nelson, EMN Consulting.

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