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Storybook Opera
  • Grades Pre-K - 2

    Storybook Opera 250x200   A special treat for students Pre-Kindergarten through 2nd Grade!  

    An engaging and enjoyable introduction to opera for students Pre-K – 2, this program brings singing storytellers to your school or library for 30 minutes of captivating fun! Choose one of these delightful tales to introduce students to the world of storytelling through song.

    Opera based books:
    Westward Ho, Carlotta
    by Candace Fleming

    The beloved diva Carlotta Caruso heads west on a grand adventure, greeting everyone with a song, including vicious villains she meets along the way.

    *Opera Cat
    by Tess Weaver

    The reigning diva of Milan, Madame Soso, has a cat named Alma who secretly loves to sing. When Madame develops laryngitis on opening night, guess who steps in to save the day?

    The Dog Who Sang at the Opera
    by Jim West & Marshell Izen

    Pasha, a vain wolfhound, upstages the diva one night at the Metrpolitan opera.

    *Bantam of the Opera
    by Mary Jane Auch

    A country rooster sneaks a ride into the city hoping to see an opera performance. Unexpectedly, the star of the show catches a bad case of chicken pox and threatens to cancel the performance! Could this be Luigi's big break?

    Other titles include:
    Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes
    Itamar Meets a Rabbit by David Grossman
    Muncha! Muncha! Muncha! by Candace Fleming
    All the Colors of the Earth by Sheila Hamanaka
    Kitten's First Full Moon by Kevin Henkes
    Hooray for Fall! by Kazuo Iwamura
    No Sleep for the Sheep by Karen Beaumont
    Bear Snores On by Karman Wilson

    *Bilingual Storybook Opera
    Experience Storybook Opera in both English and Spanish. We'll send two teaching artists to your school for a bilingual presentation.

    CLICK HERE to schedule Storybook Opera
    For information email storybook@HoustonGrandOpera.org or call 713-546-0231

    Price:
    English
    $50 for one performance / $75 for two performances/ $100 for three performances

    *Bilingual
    $75 for one performance / $100 for two performances/ $125 for three performances

    Up to three performances per visit, maximum fifty students per performance

  • FIRST SONGS
    Learn to sing and read to your children in a way that is meaningful, creative, and fun.
  • OPERA to Go!
    Experience live, high-energy opera at your school in a 45-minute performance designed for today's young audiences.

  • Storybook Opera is supported by:

    • Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
    • J.P. Morgan
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