Conductor Steven explains that one of the main differences between conducting an orchestra and conducting an opera is all the different parts that have to come together in a performance. This puzzle is a fun way to visualize many of the things that have to join perfectly in order to make the whole opera production.
Tip: We suggest printing your puzzle onto cardstock or gluing it to cardboard before cutting to make it more sturdy.
Opera is a story that is sung. But, for an opera, not just any old story will do. Opera’s are dramatic! Characters go on wild adventures, experience unexpected twists and turns, fall in love, and more. Create your own dramatic (and silly) story using this opera mad libs template.
If you’ve joined us at Tiny Tots, you’ve likely seen one of the amazing Central City Opera touring artists perform with us. They are a great resource for opera and opera education for adults and children of all ages. On the at-home resources page on their website, you can choose to learn, watch, listen, and play with opera music and the arts.
We love the learn section, which features great activities like “Opera Up Close” lesson plans, facts all about opera, “Yoga and the Voice” videos, and more!
Arias, overtures, and more from well-loved operas.