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2021 – 2022 ALLONS on ZOOM Discover fascinating details about Josephine Baker’s life and work with the French Resistance during World War II; learn how William Shakespeare, as a playwright and poet, has been an inspiration for operatic productions from his era through the present day; and hear about the 1851 novel by Henri Murger… Continue reading ALLONS!
Welcome to the New Orleans Opera’s Storybook Project: a new, online adventure you can join at school or at home! Created by Director of Community Partnerships and Education, Dr. Tara A. Melvin, and directed by Dylan Trần, New Orleans Opera’s Storybook Project is a free program geared toward our youngest audiences. Listen to local storytellers… Continue reading The Storybook Project
The Edgar “Dooky” Jr. & Leah Chase Family Foundation donated 100 tickets to the New Orleans Opera for the Metropolitan Opera’s Live Broadcast of Terrence Blanchard’s Fire Shut Up in My Bones. Xavier University was the standout, filling all of their seats, asking for more, and filling those too!
Goodnight Moonby Margaret Wise Brownpictures by Clement Hurdread by Donald Lewisscore by Dylan Trần filmed at The New Orleans Jazz Market Mondnachtby Robert Schumanntext by Heinrich Marschnersung by Spencer Reichman piano by Dr. Aaron Mathewstranslation by Emily Ezust filmed at Xavier University of Louisiana Coloring Pages from Local Artists: Sarah Clostio Artistry
AND the winners are… 1st Place: Sophia Lucurto, Senior from Chalmette High School. Annelise Cassar Tedesco, teacher. 2nd Place: Brendan Jones, Senior from Devillier Educational Center. Corliss Smith, teacher. 3rd Place: Aubrey Smith, Sophomore from New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts. Phyllis Treigle, teacher. Honorable Mention: Henry Herbert, Senior from New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts. Phyllis Treigle,… Continue reading Donald W. Wood Sr. Vocal Competition
Create an Opera Scene from Home! We are replacing our in-class engagements with an engaging program, where the students learn about singing, opera history, and then, they create their own opera scenes at home. We will provide a step by step manual – written at a 6th grade level for accessibility – as well as… Continue reading Classroom Projects – Intermediate
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SOLD OUT! New Orleans Opera and New Orleans Museum of Art are thrilled to continue our three-year collaborative partnership with the Opéra Nouvelle series. This year’s theme is “Mozart and the Garden.” The first half of this one-hour event is a fantastical journey through Mozart’s greatest hits – Le Nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni, Così… Continue reading Opéra Nouvelle: Mozart and The Garden
2020-2021 FIRST PLACE FEMALE: Lauren Albano, Senior, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, New Orleans, Louisiana, Instructor: Phyllis Treigle FIRST PLACE MALE: Markus Monistere, Sophomore, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, New Orleans, Louisiana, Instructor: Phyllis Treigle SECOND PLACE FEMALE: Catherine Mercatante, Senior, Cabrini High School, New Orleans, Louisiana, Instructor: Elizabeth Argus SECOND PLACE MALE:… Continue reading And the Winners are…