- Ballets and Operas -
  • The concept: meeting with opera professionals + visit of the premises + performance
  • For who : for families consisting of at least one adult and one child, who have never been to the come to the Opera
  • Age: from 8 years old
  • Prices : 25? for adults and 10? for children
  • Place at the Opéra Garnier or the Opéra Bastille

Discovering opera for the first time

To accompany them in this first experience, the teams of the Opera will welcome families before each performance concerned (at 5:30 p.m. or 12:30 p.m. depending on the time of the performance) and and will introduce them to the place before the curtain rises. During this privileged moment, speakers ?professionals of the opera - will talk about their job and the preparation of the show which will then be on the main stage. This operation offers a special price of 25? for adults and 10? for children. The children (maximum 4) must be at least 8 years old at the date of the performance. A maximum of 6 places can be granted per family. Applications will be processed in order of arrival.

The shows concerned:

  • December 21 (Ballet - Rudolf Nureyev) : Raymonda ? Bastille
  • January 26 (Opera): L'après-midi d'un Faune / L'enfant et les sortilèges ? Palais Garnier
  • June 27 (Ballet - Ekman): Play ? Palais Garnier
  • July 5 (Opera): La Bohème ? Bastille Opera House
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Practical information


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Olivia Team Familin'Paris

I have the impression that "My First Time at the Opera" is a victim of its success and the first shows are sold out. Booking seems to be open from January 15, 2020 for Play and La Bohème.

Hello, I am interested in the offer my first time at the opera but I can not access the registration form. Could you please tell me how to proceed?

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Agnès Team Familin'Paris

Hello ma'am, it appears that due to the success of this operation, the shows are sold out through December 2019.

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