2014–2015 Family Season

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There’s something for everyone at the Dallas Opera — even the youngest fans!

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Our newest production is an adaptation of the popular folk tale based on scenes from operas by W.A. Mozart, G. Donizetti, and G. Rossini. Sung in English, this story reinforces a strong anti-bullying message, the importance of kindness and attending school regularly.

Saturday November 1st and Saturday April 11th at the Winspear Opera House 12:30pm — The lobby will open for fun activities 2:00pm — The Billy Goats Gruff (Sung in English)

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The Elixir of Love

Sung in English and set in Texas, this 50-minute version of Donzietti’s The Elixir of Love tells a tale of true love, with the help of a love potion. This opera performance is comedic, fun, magical, and relatable; the perfect opera introduction!

Saturday January 31st and Sunday March 22nd at the Winspear Opera House 12:30pm — The lobby will open for fun activities including crafts and costumes 2:00pm — The Elixir of Love (50 minutes, sung in English)

Family Concert

Our Family Concert is a parade of opera’s greatest hits. Opera fans of all ages will hear a variety of types of arias and overtures. You may recognize many of them! The concert features the Dallas Opera Orchestra. Be sure to come early to enjoy family activities in the lobby!

Saturday November 15th and Sunday February 8th at the Winspear Opera House 12:30pm — The lobby will open for fun activities including crafts and costumes 2:00pm — Family Concert (about 1 hour)


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