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Learning activities are appropriate for pre-school and older. Opera content appropriate for all family members.
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Learning activities are appropriate for students grades 6 and older. Some opera content may not be appropriate for young family members.
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Who is the Queen of the Night?
Papageno's Bad Day, Pt. 2
In this second of a five-part series of video shorts, we meet some new characters - including the mysterious Queen of the Night - who tells us of an evil King and a cruel plot... Test your memory from last week and find out what happens this week!
Will Tamino find Princess Pamina?
Papageno's Bad Day, Pt. 4
In this fourth of a five-part series of video shorts, we continue learning about Tamino and Papageno - who are both on separate quests to save Princess Pamina. In this video Tamino and Papageno learn some VERY important new information about Sarastro and the Queen of the Night!
Why is Papageno having a bad day?
Papageno's Bad Day, Pt. 1
Join us in the first of a 5-part series of video "shorts" that tells the story of 'The Magic Flute,' but from the perspective of Papageno - who is having a VERY bad day! In this video we meet some of the main characters and learn a little bit about what went wrong for Papageno.
Special Video Series
Brand New to Opera?
In this series of three short videos learn the "Who's Who" of opera, specifics on voice types, and end with a special backstage look at all the people you won't see on the stage but who are a part of the Metropolitan Opera magic. Each video comes with a companion worksheet/guided listening activity and a follow up video quiz to test your new knowledge.
What's a Monostatos?
Papageno's Bad Day, Pt. 3
In this third of a five-part series of video shorts, we meet some new characters - including the beautiful Princess Pamina and the evil Monostatos who is holding her prinsoner! Prince Tamino and the Three Boys also continue their journey to try to locate the Princess. Test your memory from last week and find out what happens this week!