Join a host of opera professionals, musicians, and experts from West Australian Opera and The UWA Conservatorium of Music in an informative, inclusive and entertaining exploration of opera.

Hosted by West Australian Opera's Artistic Director Christopher van Tuinen, this three-part series guides you through the voice types, the history of and types of opera, as well as the steps to putting a performance on stage alongside performance highlights throughout.

Whether you are an opera lover already or simply looking to learn something new, there’s something to discover in this jargon-free exploration of the world’s greatest art form.


  • Week one: The opera stage and early music
  • Week two: Classic and Romantic opera
  • Week three: Modern opera and the future


Event and ticketing details

Dates & Times

5.30pm - 7.00pm Thursday 1 August
5.30pm - 7.00pm Thursday 8 August
5.30pm - 7.00pm Thursday 15 August


3-week course $75.00