Education at the Met
The Metropolitan Opera is committed to increasing student access to opera while deepening students’ engagement with the art form. Through the landmark HD Live in Schools program, annual Global Summer Camp, free choral and instrumental arrangements of opera classics, discounted tickets, dress rehearsal attendance, family presentations, educator professional development, and a host of other special events and community partnerships, students and teachers around the world can experience the magic of the Met.
HD Live in Schools
HD Live in Schools brings the artistry of the Metropolitan Opera to school districts across all 50 states, enabling students to enjoy current Met productions as well as a vast archive of world-class performances through Met Opera on Demand.
Access Opera: Open Rehearsals for Students provides students in the tri-state area the opportunity to attend final dress rehearsals live at the Metropolitan Opera House.
Our Educator Guides help teachers bring HD Live in Schools offerings to life. Each of the 50+ guides comprises contextual information and historical timelines, explanatory essays and interviews, musical and textual analyses, and classroom activities for students of all ages.
Guías en español
Nuestras guías ayudan a los maestros a enseñar las ofertas de HD Live in Schools. Cada una de las más de 50 guías incluye información contextual y cronologías históricas, ensayos explicativos y entrevistas, análisis musicales y textuales y actividades en el aula para estudiantes de cualquier edad.
Full synopses to nearly 30 operas, broken down in a few pages and told in the style of a graphic novel—all based on Met productions offered through HD Live in Schools or accessible through Met Opera on Demand. Several synopses are also available in Spanish translation.
See the Met’s library of famous opera selections adapted for various student vocal and instrumental ensembles—including sight-singing exercises and practice tracks.
Go backstage at the Met, meet Met singers and designers, and learn about some of the inspiring ways our HD Live in Schools partners are bringing opera into the classroom.