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Opera for all

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Going to the opera with their teacher is often the first contact with lyrical art that the children experience. In the exceptional setting of the Opera Hall, everything is in place to allow them to discover this total art form in all its aspects: the thrills that it generates, the themes it covers, the artistic and technical know-how it requires, etc.

From all over Belgium, 14,200 pupils came to visit the Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège as part of the school programme in 2018. Apart from rehearsals and activities, 11,300 pupils attended a performance.

Key points:

  • The Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège welcomes schools of all types, from nursery age upwards.
  • The programme is adapted to school constraints (timetables, duration, themes, etc.).
  • Performances of major operas are accessible in secondary education.
  • Open rehearsals, guided tours or class activities are organised.
  • Educational tools are made available to teachers.

The programme of school sessions is published on 31st August. Bookings are open form 2nd September onwards.

School coordinator & booking  of the school performances: education@orw.spade.be