Young audience

Everyone
at
the Opera!

06 – 08 May 2022

The Opera’s teams have come together to offer a weekend-long series of concerts, events, and workshops for people of all ages (from 0 to 99!), under the musical and artistic direction of conductor Marc Leroy-Calatayud.

Friday May 6th at 6 pm & Saturday May 7th at 11 am

Concert of young people
This event is the ideal opportunity for the family to share a musical experience together through a specially tailored programme.
For all audiences aged Five and above
Main Auditorium
Duration 1 hour 20 minutes
(free, tickets will be available online (opera-national-lorraine.fr) or at the Opera box office, from April 19th at 1pm, maximum 4 tickets per person)

Saturday May 7th

1 pm, 1:30 pm, 2 pm, 2:30 pm - Concerts for the little ones - SOLD OUT
Your youngest family members will be able to experience the joys of music and song in the company of our Orchestra and Chorus artists.
For children aged 6 months to 3 years
At the Opera’s Studio Reyer
Duration 30 minutes
(Limited to a maximum of 10 children with 2 accompanying adults / By reservation only at the Opera box office, from April 19th at 1pm)

2pm to 3:30pm – Pick up the baton!
Learn to conduct your own orchestra in the main auditorium in the company of conductor Marc Leroy-Calatayud. You will be given all the keys! Famous works from the repertoire will be on the programme.
For children aged 10 and above
Main Auditorium
(Free admission)

9:30-11 am & 2-5 pm – Makeup workshop - COMPLET
What if you gave our makeup artists free reign to make-up your children? 
Some fine photos may be in the making!
For Children aged 3 to 16
The Public Foyer
(Limited to a maximum of 3 persons every 15 minutes. By reservation only at the Opera box office, from April 19th at 1pm)

9:30-11 am & 2-5 pm  – Costume workshop
Who has never dreamt of donning a stage costume for a moment… Our dressers will be there to advise you and turn you into a character from an opera. Carmen or Don Giovanni anyone?
For people aged 16 and above
The Public Foyer
(Limited to a maximum of 4 persons every 30 minutes. By reservation only at the Opera box office, from April 19th at 1pm)

5 pm – Children’s party - SOLD OUT
1 hour of dance on the stage of the Opera for children, based around the Magic Flute and other pieces of music to cater to all (young) tastes.
For children aged 4 and above
Main auditorium
(Limited to a maximum of 50 children with 2 accompanying adults / By reservation only at the Opera box office, from April 19th at 1pm)

Sunday May 8th

10 am to 12 am – Opera Karaoke
KARAOKE, definition in Larousse: Japanese word formed out of kara – empty and oke – orchestration. Take your seat in the main auditorium, and for the more courageous, grab the microphone and sing some of the most famous arias from the grand repertoire. The Opera’s artists will be there to help you!
For children aged 6 and above
Main Auditorium
(Free admission)

9:30 am & 11 am – A Visual arts workshop
In the company of a visual artist the children draw, glue, fold, and fashion their creation and then take it home. It might reveal a calling and mark the beginning of a vocation!
For children aged 6 and above
The Public Foyer
Duration 1 hour
(Limited to a maximum of 20 children with 2 accompanying adults / By reservation only at the Opera box office, from April 19th at 1pm)

2 pm & 3:30 pm – Build your instrument
Build your own instrument ! During this workshop, you'll build a drum (at 2pm) or a flute (at 3:30 pm) that you'll take back at home. A perfect workshop to understand to know more about instrument, and to learn how to play with !
For children aged 6 and above
The Public Foyer
(Limited to a maximum of 15 children with 2 accompanying adults / By reservation only at the Opera box office, from April 19th at 1pm)

2 pm – Sing with the Opera Chorus!
Come and join Lorraine National Opera Chorus for a moment in the Opera’s main auditorium.
For children aged 5 and above
Main auditorium
(Free admission)


During this 3-day event, a vintage photo booth will allow you to immortalise your visit here in a photograph. Smile, click, and post your picture on the social networks. The most successful one will win a surprise gift!

Create my cuddly toy
In March, draw the cuddly toy of your dreams and send your design to the Opera*: the 3 most original entries will be chosen by a committee of young audience members and produced in our costume studios!
*Opéra national de Lorraine “Dessine ton doudou” 1 rue Sainte-Catherine – 54000 Nancy
Drawings must be sent before March 25, 2022.
Don’t forget to include your first name, last name, age, address, and telephone number!

Calendar

  • Fri. 06 May 2022
     
    Opéra national de Lorraine
  • Sat. 07 May 2022
     
    Opéra national de Lorraine
  • Sun. 08 May 2022
     
    Opéra national de Lorraine

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