Pre-Opera Talks

Perfect for newcomers, opera aficionados or anyone in between, our pre-opera talks provide an engaging 25-minute overview of the opera. Learn about the opera’s music, characters, composer and historical background from a music expert.


Orchestra section of the Opera House


55 minutes prior to curtain time


Free to ticketholders

Pre-Opera Talk

Barber of Seville

Speaker: Marcia Green (April 25, 28, May 1, 4)

Speaker: Laura Prichard (May 7, 11, 14, 16)

Pre-Opera Talk

Der Zwerg