Students and their teachers and/or parents are invited to attend final evening dress rehearsals for the following mainstage operas during the 2016-17 season:

  • Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti): Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016: 7:30 p.m.
  • The Barber of Seville (Rossini): Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016: 7:30 p.m.
  • Silent Night (K. Puts and M. Campbell): Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017: 7:30 p.m.
  • La bohème (Puccini): Thursday, April 13, 2017: 7:30 p.m.

Requesting Seats

To request seats for final evening dress rehearsals please fill out this online form  or call Outreach Coordinator Lettie Smith at (408) 437-4464.  Attendance at evening dress rehearsals are free to students and their teachers/chaperones that accompany them. To ensure that the maximum number of seats are available for students, please keep the number of adult chaperones to a minimum.

Additional Details

Mainstage student matinees, which run approximately 3 hours,  take place at the California Theatre located at 345 S. First Street in downtown San Jose. Lucia di Lammermoor, The Barber of Seville and La bohème will be sung in Italian with English supertitles; Silent Night will be sung in English, German, French and Latin with English supertitles. All productions are recommended for students 6th grade and older. For a synopsis of each work, click on each opera title.