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Wednesday, October 11, 2023
Forest Hills Fine Arts Center
Featuring artists of Die Entführung aus dem Serail
Free of charge

Middle school through high school students (grades 6–12) get the unique educational OPERAtunity to meet opera singers, conductors, or directors for an insider’s guide to the magic of opera.

OPERAtunity begins with a presentation and discussion from an Opera Grand Rapids artist, followed by a free pizza dinner. Students will then make their way to the performance hall to enjoy the final dress rehearsal.


  • 5:00–5:10:  Registration
  • 5:10–6:00:  Presentation from an OGR artist
  • 6:00–6:45:  Free pizza dinner provided by OGR, featuring a talk from conductor Austin McWilliams
  • 7:00:  Watch the final Die Entführung aus dem Serail dress rehearsal
    • 8:15:  Estimated intermission time, if you wish to watch only the first half
    • 9:30:  Estimated end time, if you wish to watch the entire show