Mainstage Student Matinees for the 2016-2017 season will be:

  • Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti): Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016: 11:30 a.m.
  • The Barber of Seville (Rossini): Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016: 11:30 a.m. (FULL: Please use below form to be placed on a wait list)
  • Silent Night (K. Puts and M. Campbell): Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017: 11:30 a.m.
  • La bohème (Puccini): Wednesday, April 12, 2017: 11:30 a.m.

Requesting Seats

To request seats at these student matinees, fill out this online form . Attendance at student matinee performances 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.

Please call or email Outreach Coordinator Lettie Smith at (408) 437-4464 if you have questions regarding these student matinees.

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.