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Education Outreach Videos

Kimberly Christie teaches us about the opera stage director and takes direction on the fly while she sings "O mio babbino caro" from Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi.

Jason Buckwalter plays the emotions game from our show “Opera Games” where the audience suggests emotions for our singers to act out while singing an aria. See if he can keep up as he’s told what emotion to play while he sings Belcore’s aria from L’elisir d’amore!

Taylor Boykins teaches us more about Marian Anderson, celebrating her triumphant debut at the Metropolitan Opera and sings her famous aria from Verdi's Un ballo in maschera.  

Kimberly Christie shares a familiar number from our show “The Magical Kingdom of Opera” showing how a melody can help tell a story.

Once again, Taylor Boykins joins us as the Rainbow Lady for a sing-a-long to a tune you know with brand new words.  Get ready to sing!

Jason Buckwalter tells the story of a particularly memorable school performance of "Arias & Adventures" when the students came up with some great characters for our singers to play in the story they helped write.

Taylor Boykins returns to teach us more about Marian Anderson's unique journey and sing a Schubert song that was one of Marian's favorites.

Kimberly Christie shares a favorite number from our outreach show, 

Puppets & Papageno.  Get ready to get up and dance right in your living room as she teaches you the steps!

Taylor Boykins is back as the Rainbow Lady from our outreach show Sing a Rainbow to teach us more about the colorful world of opera and sing an aria perfect for warm weather.

Jason Buckwalter and Kimberly Christie show us how Maryland Opera teaches about opera directors with this aria from The Magic Flute.  Jason has no idea what's coming as Kimberly directs him through to the end!

Taylor Boykins joins us again, this time to share some facts and a signature song from Maryland Opera's show about Marian Anderson, an important figure in the struggle of black artists to overcome racial prejudice.

Kimberly Christie demonstrates how students get involved in our outreach shows with a unique rendition of "Quando m'en vo'" from La Bohème.  Learn what makes arias so special and get ready for some surprises!

Shaina Kuhn shows us one of the interactive aspects of our outreach shows with her neighbor, Elijah.  Join the two of them as Elijah directs Shaina in an aria from their respective porches, sharing opera with us and their neighbors.

Meet the Rainbow Lady who teaches us that with the music, words, light, costumes, instruments, and more, opera tells a story for everyone in all the colors of the rainbow.  Sing along with her!

Papageno and Papagena share the magic and whimsy of opera with this duet from our show "Puppets and Papageno".  Learn a little bit about Mozart's The Magic Flute and these beloved characters!

Learn a bit about our Opera Bears and how they bring opera alive with some fast paced Rossini!

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