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Schools' Matinees

Introduce your students to the world’s best ballet and opera for only £7.50.

6 full-length performances just for young people, reaching over 10,000 school children from across the UK every season.

Receive support with travel costs for schools travelling from outside of London.

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If you have any further questions, please contact us on 020 7212 9410 or email us at

Supported by The Taylor Family Foundation.

What's on?
2015/16 Season

Il tabarro / Gianni Schicchi

(Performed by The Royal Opera)
Friday 11 March 2016, 11.30am-2pm


Applications now open - complete the online form. Closing date Thursday 4 February.

This is an enthralling introduction to opera, moving from jealousy and murder to romance and trickery in two one-act performances from Puccini's Il trittico.

CPD to support Schools’ Matinees

Engaging teacher CPD sessions inspired by the repertoire of the schools’ matinees. These free, two-hour sessions focus on specific ballet and opera skills and works, with practical material to take back to the classroom.