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Opera to Go!:
Monkey and Francine
in the City of Tigers

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Opera To Go!

Recommended for Grades 2 - 8

Experience high-energy opera, presented at your school, library, or community center in a fully staged, 45-minute performance. Performances are sung in English and are designed for today's young audiences. Teachers receive a study guide in advance. 

Monkey and Francine in the City of Tigers (World Premiere)
Music by Kamala Sankaram
Libretto by David Johnston  

Monkey and Francine in the City of Tigers is a world premiere opera inspired by Indian and Chinese mythology and the Bollywood style. This hilarious fable demonstrates the power of teamwork as a monkey prince and his brainy sister outwit a hungry crocodile and escape from the City of Tigers.


Dates: January 29, 2017–May 18, 2017 – Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays only
Price: $550 for one performance | $900 for two back-to-back performances

CLICK HERE to schedule an Opera to Go! performance 

 

Opera Blasts

 

 

A program to complement Opera to Go!  for students in Pre-K – Grade 1

Add Opera Blasts to your Opera to Go! performance to provide a personal, interactive way for your younger students (Pre-K to Grade 1) to experience opera. Opera to Go! singers can visit up to five classrooms simultaneously to perform stories adapted from the operatic repertoire.


Price: $900 for one Opera to Go! show plus Opera Blasts
CLICK HERE to schedule an Opera to Go! performance plus Opera Blasts

 

Maximum audience capacity is 300.
Mileage charges apply for sites more than 35 miles outside of downtown Houston.

For questions and information please call 713-546-0231 or email OperaToGo@HoustonGrandOpera.org

For financial assistance, contact Anina Moore at the Texas Commission on the Arts at 512-936-6573. Visit arts.texas.gov for more information.