Bel canto for children in a magical place ? from 6 years old
Opéra Comique in Paris
Hall Boieldieu © Sabine Hartl and Olaf-Daniel Meyer
  • WE LOVE To discover opera in the magnificent hall of the Opéra Comique (Salle Favart)
  • CONCERTS FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES : several formulas ? from 50 minutes to 2 hours depending on the show
  • AGE for children from 6 years old
  • PLACE : Opéra Comique (Paris 2ème)
  • RATE : from 12 euros

Concerts for young audiences at the Opéra Comique, the magical place of bel canto!
The comic opera is aimed at young audiences and offers an original and varied offer for children from 6 years old. There are "My 1st Opera Festival" with operas especially for young audiences, Musical snacks, commented recitals, and also operas that all young music lovers can enjoy from the age of about 10.

Concerts and operas for young audiences


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the comic opera is for children

Musical snacks: October 15 and 16, 2022

  • A snack is offered during the concert
  • "CARMEN IN TAPS"
  • Fifteen students from the Maîtrise Populaire de l'Opéra Comique take on the mysterious Carmen in a creation that mixes singing, dancing and tap dancing
  • duration 1h
  • at 4pm
  • from 6 years old
  • Child 12? Adult : 17?
  • in the beautiful Bizet room
Carmen in Tap
Carmen In Tap© Quentin Croisard
concert for children

"Sing Now"November 26 and December 10, 2022

Because the experience of singing sometimes says more than words, Christophe Grapperon offers you a discovery of the operas of the season by making you sing their most famous or most vibrant arias. Sessions for all levels.

  • duration 2h - at 15h
  • for everyone
  • November 26 and December 10
  • Child and child : 12?
  • in the foyer of the Opéra Comique
music for young people at the Opéra Comique

MechanismThe commented recitals: December 14, 2022

A lyrical event in the intimate and sumptuous setting of the foyer of the Opéra Comique, to explore the repertoire and share with the young audience a moment of exchange and conviviality.

A singer, a pianist and a mediator who explains the works to children

  • duration 1 hour - at 2:30 pm
  • from 6 years old
  • December 14
  • Child : 12? - Adult : 17?
  • in the foyer of the Opéra Comique
concerts for children from 6 years old at the Opéra Comique

The Christmas concert (programming still uncertain)

From traditional Christmas tunes to modern melodies, for a moment of sharing, emotion and celebration.

  • duration 1h30
  • from 6 years old
  • December 17 at 3pm and December 19 at 2pm
  • Child : 12? - Adult : 17?
  • Salle Favart
concerts for young people at the Opéra Comique

OTHER CONCERT IDEAS FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES IN PARIS

2022 Season - Past events at the Opéra Comique

My first opera festival: April 6 to 17, 2022

Operas specially written for young audiences

  • 3 shows in April
  • Salle Favart
  • Robert the Pig : April 6 to 10 ? Comic opera by Marc-Olivier Dupin, premiered on June 13, 2014 ? From 6 years old ? Duration 1h20 ? Children : 18? - Adult : 33?
  • The Child and the Spells : April 16 to 17 ? The revenge of bewitched animals and objects, annoyed to be the victims of a grumpy child. A lyrical fantasy by Colette and Maurice Ravel (piano version) ? From 8 years old ? Duration 1 hour ? Child : 12? - Adult : 24?
  • The Pontikis: April 16 to 17 ? The Pontikis are magical mice with a thirst for music. They guide children in a great adventure to discover baroque music ? From 6 years old ? Duration 50 minutes ? Child : 12? - Adult : 24?

Mrs. White Snake, theOpera for all - suitable for children from 10 years old June 22 to 28, 2022

Dare to attend an opera with your children. This opera is accessible from the age of 10.

  • Show in English, with French and English surtitles
  • Zhou Long Opera
  • Adaptation of a famous Chinese legend about a half-woman, half-snake character: a beautiful and rich young woman falls in love with a modest craftsman and brings him prosperity and recognition. Until the day when a monk discovers the double nature of the loving wife, half-woman half-snake
  • This adaptation received the Pulitzer Prize for Music in 2011
  • A story of interracial love, betrayal and revenge
  • The work mixes Eastern and Western musical traditions, while using codes and stylization of Chinese opera
  • June 22 to 28, 2022
  • duration 1h40
  • from 10 years old
  • Child and adult rate : 41? (very good seats - visibility guaranteed)
  • Salle Favart

Coronis, theOpera for all - suitable for children from 10 years old February 14 to 17, 2022

Dare to attend an opera with your children. This opera is accessible from the age of 10.

  • Show in Spanish, with French and English surtitles
  • Opera by Sebastián Durón
  • A baroque lyrical treasure mixing tragedy and burlesque, sumptuous songs and popular Spanish songs.
  • Acrobats, dancers, musicians and singers bring the myth of the nymph Coronis to life
  • February 14 to 17, 2022
  • duration 1h50
  • from 10 years old
  • Child and adult rate : 60? (very good seats - visibility guaranteed)
  • Salle Favart

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