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Meridian Prall (Rosina) holds up a cup of tea in front of a beautiful window during The Barber of Seville.

Opera on the GO!

featuring The Barber of Seville

by Gioachino Rossini

Free for K-12 Schools & Educators!

Introduce your students to the fun and joy of opera with the ultimate digital classroom experience!

Register your class for access to a free, abridged, student-friendly performance of The Barber of Seville. Set against a colorful Regency backdrop, this fresh, witty work is full of slapstick antics, stunning vocal fireworks, and features one of the most famous arias of all time (“Figaro”)! The performance is accompanied by recorded educational workshops, a robust study guide, a detailed listening guide, and the option to request a live, virtual classroom visit from a member of the cast!

Register your classroom

Two gentlemen in brightly colored coats sling their arms across each other's shoulders in the opening scene of The Barber of Seville (2021).

What’s Included

  • A 40-minute digital opera performance of The Barber of Seville
  • Two 3-7 minute educational workshops
    • “A Guide to Understanding Opera”
    • “Laughing and Sobbing Onstage”
  • Study guide PDF
  • Listening guide PDF
  • Live Zoom visit from a member of the cast, subject to availability


Contact our Education & Engagement Department at or (314) 963-4251.

Made possible in part by the Fred M. Saigh Endowment at Opera Theatre with generous support from the Engelhardt Family Foundation and the Bayer Fund.

Free school access for Opera Adventures is supported by Leigh & Jean Mason.

Audio Description provided by Mind’s Eye