Opera for You

 Opera and Schools 

Theatres and orchestras in Germany are protected by UNESCO - as a World Culture Heritage. We offer many opportunities, see below and Opera for You,  for young people to get to know our theatre, and opera in general. 

There is information on the German side of this website if your German is good enough for you to gain more experience in teaching music/theatre.

you can also order our newsletter by contacting: opernprojekt@buehnen-frankfurt.de

Cost €6 per child - these are not available for first nights of new productions or other special events.
Those interested should telephone (only)  +49 (0)69 / 212 49494  Monday - Friday 9am - 7pm Saturday & Sunday 10am - 2pm.

see Opera for Children - events take place in the Holzfoyer at Oper Frankfurt.

We invite you to find out what is being performed during Oper Frankfurt's new season and answer any questions you might have.

Wednesday, 28th February 2018, 6 pm

After a series of performances of an opera, which has been specially adapted for children in the Holzfoyer, have finished the production goes on tour to schools in the Frankfurt and Rhein-Main area; we bring scenery, lighting, sound equipment and props. Our singers and puppet perform for an hour. All we need from you is access to electricity, a tuned piano and, or course, an audience!

Applications accepted from September 1st 2017: oper-frankfurt.unterwegs@buehnen-frankfurt.de

With generous support from:




A chance for children to learn about the action and music in an opera from the perspective of a performer. This can sometimes be combined with a look at the main stage in the opera house.

These workshops cost €100 and only bookable if the class in question is going to attend a performance at the opera house later on. Tickets for school children and people accompanying them cost €6 and can be booked by telephone:
+49 (0)69 – 212 49 49 4, Mon – Fri 9am – 7pm, Sat & Sun 10am – 2pm
or via: telefonverkauf@buehnen-frankfurt.de

School children can sometimes come and listen to the Frankfurter Opern- und Museumsorchester rehearsing for a concert. A workshop and talk with musicians take place before the rehearsal begins.

Dates can be found in the newsletter - see above.

Children from social institutions, parishes, guest students from other countries, groups of students, all sorts of groups and welcome! Get in touch and we can talk about coming to see what goes on in an opera house to make the magic of an evening in the opera possible.


We are beginning a three year TUSCH partnership with the Willemerschule in Frankfurt, Sachsenhausen.