Opera Saratoga public performances


Opera Saratoga will present Opera-To-Go performances of Pinocchio to over 50 public and private schools throughout the region from February 25, 2019 to March 30, 2019.

Each year, Opera Saratoga tours a production to schools throughout the greater Capital Region and lower Adirondack regions of NY, and the lower Hudson Valley.

The performances feature charismatic professional artists who love to share their joy of music and theater through opera, as well as through question and answer sessions where students have the opportunity to meet the artists and learn about the music and what it takes to put on a performance.

Opera Saratoga Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson has once again hired a former directing fellow of the company’s nationally acclaimed Young Artist program to direct the new production.

“Meaghan Deiter is a very talented emerging director who most recently served as the Assistant Director on our critically acclaimed productions of The Consul and The Merry Widow during our 2018 Summer Festival. Meaghan has created a whimsical, fairytale production that entertains while introducing children to the joy of opera,” said Edelson.

In addition to Opera Saratoga’s in-school performances, there are seven free public performances of Pinocchio scheduled, to ensure families throughout the region have access to opera. Performance dates, times and venues are as follows:


Saratoga Arts Center
(in partnership with The Children’s Museum)
Saturday, March 2, 2019 @ 11:00am
320 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 

World Awareness Children’s Museum
Saturday, March 2, 2019 @ 3:30pm
89 Warren Street
Glens Falls, NY12801  

Clifton Park – Halfmoon Public Library
Saturday, March 9, 2019 @ 1:00pm
475 Moe Road
Clifton Park, NY 12065 

Saratoga Public Library
Saturday, March 16, 2019 @ 1:00pm
49 Henry Street
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Crandall Public Library
Saturday, March 23, 2019 @ 11:00am
251 Glen Street
Glens Falls, NY 12801 

Schuylerville Public Library
Saturday, March 23, 2019 @ 2:00pm
52 Ferry Street
Schuylerville, NY 12871 

Schenectady Civic Players
Saturday, March 30, 2019 @ 2:30pm
12 South Church Street
Schenectady, NY 12305

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