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Seattle Opera.

School Opera Tours

Cinderella en España

A bilingual one-act opera for grades k-6

What better way to experience the power of musical storytelling than by bringing a live opera performance to your location? Seattle Opera’s school tour program brings a fully-produced 50-minute opera to you and your students, complete with study guide and post-performance discussion. A perfect all-school assembly or community performance.

This fully staged and costumed production is performed with five singers and live piano accompaniment. Each performance includes a post-show audience discussion to deepen the students' engagement with the opera’s message about the power of compassion and the inherent worth of unwavering character.

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Touring January - June 2017

Explore a classical story from a fresh perspective through a live opera performance! Seattle Opera’s 2017 touring production is inspired by various global retellings of the timeless rags-to-riches tale. Cinderella en España sets the action in the culturally vibrant coastal city of Barcelona, providing a lively, modern-day bilingual backdrop to this deceptively simple story about the beauty of kindness and the ugliness of mistreating others.

Libretto by Kate Pogue, Music by Mary Carol Warwick, Stage Direction by Kelly Kitchens, Costumes by Melanie Burgess, commissioned by Houston Grand Opera.

Bookings available for Schools, Libraries, and community centers on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays between January and June, 2017.
50-minute performance; Includes study guide and post-performance discussion.
$400, Financial Assistance Available.

Contact us about Cinderella en España

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