Opera Slideshow


Opera has been around since the Renaissance. If you’ve watched Disney cartoons, tv shows, tv advertisements or movies you have probably heard bits or full songs from some of the most famous operas.

This slideshow has been designed to help your students appreciate opera while learning about its history. Included are samples from some of the most famous operas and their most well known arias. Also included is some history about opera houses.

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This bundle is comprised of several slideshows with pictures, facts and history of the music and composers. These PDF slideshows are great to use as an introduction to your unit.
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Slideshow includes:
  • Opera history with pictures
  • A sample from some of the most famous operas and their most well known arias. The operas included are:
  • “The Barber of Seville” by Rossini
  • “Carmen” by Bizet
  • “Il Trittico” by Puccini
  • “La Bohème” by Puccini
  • “The Magic Flute” by Mozart
  • “Pagliacci” by Leoncavallo
  • “The Pirates of Penzance” by Gilbert and Sullivan
  • “Rigoletto” by Verdi
  • “Turandot” by Puccini
  • Synopses of these operas with Digital links to YouTube videos of the opera
  • History of Operatic Architecture / Opera Houses
  • Information and pictures of 13 famous opera houses