MAIN STAGE PRODUCTIONS

 

Walk the red carpet and give your students the experience of a lifetime with a visit to the theatre to see a real, live opera. All of our performances at His Majesty’s Theatre have surtitle screens and are accompanied by West Australian Symphony Orchestra.

 

PLUS a special treat for teachers – make a school group booking to either The Marriage of Figaro or Faust and receive 2 x FREE tickets to the performance preview! This will provide you an opportunity to see the opera prior to your students. We will also give you complimentary programs, CD and resources.

 

For bookings to all of our main house productions please contact TICKETEK GROUPS on 1300 364 001.

 

THE RABBITS WORLD PREMIERE (Perth International Arts Festival)

A Barking Gecko Theatre Company and Opera Australia co-production
In association with West Australian Opera
Commissioned by Perth International Arts Festival and Melbourne Festival

 

John Marsden and Shaun Tan’s picture-book The Rabbits is brought to life as an operatic work. Composer Kate Miller-Heidke will lead the cast in this dramatic tale of colonisation.

 

  • Dates

    February 12 (6.30pm preview), February 13 (6.30pm),

    February 14 (1pm and 6.30pm), February 15 (2pm and 7pm),

    February 16 (6.30pm)

  • Venue

    Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Centre

  • Cost

    $15.50 per student plus 1 free teacher ticket with every 10 tickets purchased.

  • Suitability

    Family event

  • Enquires

    6488 5555 or schools@perthfestival.com.au

  • To book

 

MADAMA BUTTERFLY (Perth International Arts Festival)

An English National Opera, Metropolitan Opera and Lithuanian National Opera production
In association with West Australian Opera

 

Anthony Minghella’s Olivier Award-winning production will be performed in Australia for the first time as part of the Perth International Arts Festival. Puccini’s tragic love story is one of the world’s most loved operas.

 

  • Dates

    February 24, 26, 28 March 03, 05, 07

  • Time

    7.30pm

  • Venue

    His Majesty’s Theatre

  • Cost

    $15.50 per student plus 1 free teacher ticket with every 10 tickets purchased.

  • Suitability

    Years 7 – 12

  • Enquires

    6488 5555 or schools@perthfestival.com.au

  • To book

 

THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO

Book your tickets for Mozart’s crazy comedy. This opera takes place over the course of just one day in Count Almaviva’s Palace and is famous for its mistaken identities and the chaos that ensues. The Act 2 finale features one of the longest uninterrupted spans of music that Mozart ever wrote.

 

  • Dates

    July 14, 16, 18, 21, 23 and 25

  • Time

    7.30pm

  • Venue

    His Majesty’s Theatre

  • Cost

    $30 per student plus 1 free teacher ticket with every 9 tickets purchased.
    Additional teacher/accompanying adult tickets are available at student rate.

  • Suitability

    Years 7 – 12

  • Enquires

    Terasa Letizia, Education Coordinator 0417 902 592 or education@waopera.asn.au

  • To book

    Ticketek Groups on 1300 364 001

 

FAUST

Would you sell your soul to the Devil? This dramatic grand opera will take you on a musical journey like no other and leave your students asking questions about our own society and the culture and environment we are part of.

 

  • Dates

    October 29, 31 November 03, 05, 07

  • Time

    7.30pm

  • Venue

    His Majesty’s Theatre

  • Cost

    $30 per student plus 1 free teacher ticket with every 9 tickets purchased.
    Additional teacher/accompanying adult tickets are available at student rate.

  • Suitability

    Years 9 – 12

  • Enquires

    Terasa Letizia, Education Coordinator 0417 902 592 or education@waopera.asn.au

  • To book

    Ticketek Groups on 1300 364 001