2017–2018 Family Season


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


The Three Little Pigs

by John Davies
November 4, 2017 & February 3, 2018

The Three Little Pigs

Our newest production is an adaptation, The Three Little Pigs, is based on music from operas by W.A. Mozart. This children’s opera tells the classic tale with an emphasis on the importance of reading and harnessing a love for learning as the three piggies do their best to keep Wolfgang Bigbad at bay. Sung in English. Adapted by John Davies

Sunday, November 4, 2017 and
Saturday, February 3, 2018 at the Winspear Opera House
12:30pm — The lobby will open for fun activities including crafts.
2:00pm — The Three Little Pigs (Sung in English).


Donizetti and Company

October 15, 2017 & February 18, 2018

Donizetti and Co

Donizetti and Company includes thrilling young artists performing selections with the acclaimed Dallas Opera Orchestra, as kids learn more about Donizetti’s life from the composer himself! Fun for all ages!

Sunday, October 15, 2017 and Sunday, February 18, 2018 at the Winspear Opera House
12:30pm — The lobby will open for fun activities including crafts.
2:00pm — Donizetti & Company (Sung in Italian with some instrumental works).


Pépito

by Offenbach
November 19, 2017 & February 10, 2018

Pepito

Local inn hostess, Manuelita, has rejected the advances of rival, Vertigo, and her childhood friend, Miguel. Impressed by her loyalty to her fiancé, Pépito, Miguel agrees to take his place in the military so the couple can marry. However, a letter from Pépito presents stunning news for both Manuelita and Miguel! Learn who finally gets the girl in Offenbach’s charming, one-act comedy.

Saturday, November 19, 2017 and Saturday, February 10, 2018 at the Winspear Opera House
12:30pm — The lobby will open for fun activities including crafts.
2:00pm — Pépito (Sung in English).

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Bringing Kids to the Opera
Upcoming Family Events
  • Monday, April 3rd

    2017-18 Family Subscriptions on Sale!

    Purchase your subscription to The Dallas Opera's 2017-2018 Family Season! Season subscriptions on sale now! More info

    Time 10:30am

    Where Winspear Opera House (map) (directions)

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    Sunday, October 15th

    Donizetti and Company

    Sung in Italian with English Supertitles | No intermission

    Donizetti & Company includes thrilling young artists performing selections with the acclaimed Dallas Opera Orchestra, as kids learn more about Donizetti's life from the composer himself! Fun for all ages!

    Schedule

    • 12:30pm Lobby Activities
    • 2:00pm Performance


    Cost $5, $12 for a full subscription