Ten Easy Ways to get Kids into Opera

Opera Teen

To start with, I know that this story is old news now, but it still gives me the happy giggles. It’s so refreshing to hear about a mother, father, or friend that takes a child to their first opera and a young fan is born. In case of this story, a mother took her nine year old daughter to see a family presentation of Carmen. When she enjoyed it, her mother took her back to see “Rigoletto” at the San Francisco opera, and even though “Rigoletto” deals with some pretty adult themes, as do many operas, the child was hooked.

Not only do these stories give us hope, as a generation of opera fans always ready initiate another into our cult group of enthusiastic opera lovers, but they make us excited! This art form isn’t even close to dead. Opera just needs revising. Suppose you write an essay: You read…

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