Student Matinee

Each year the Student Matinee program attracts over one thousand middle and high school students to a Madison Opera performance. Since its inception, thousands of Wisconsin teenagers have been exposed to their first opera through this accessible and affordable experience.

To receive Student Matinee e-mails and mailings, contact the Madison Opera office at (608) 238-8085 or

2014/15 Student Matinees:

  • Sondheim's Sweeney Todd
    Wednesday, February 4, 2015 | 11:00am
    Run time: approx. 2 hours 30 minutes, including one intermission
    PLEASE NOTE:  We are now on a WAIT LIST for the Sweeney Todd student matinee.  Please contact us at the email above to be placed on the wait list.
  • Rossini's The Barber of Seville
    Wednesday, April 22, 2015 | 11:00am
    Run time: approx. 3 hours, including one intermission
    Reservations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis and are due by April 3, 2015. No tickets available at door.

To reserve tickets, please fill out the order form and return it to Madison Opera.  For questions, please contact the Madison Opera office at (608) 238-8085 or

Nov. 21 & 23, 2014
Feb. 6, 7, & 8, 2015
April 24 & 26, 2015
July 25, 2015

Steinhauer Charitable


with addtl funding from the Evjue Foundation charitable arm of the Capital Times and the Endres Mfg. Company  

Webcrafters-Frautschi Foundation

The Kathryn Elwers Fund
for the Student Matinee 

Jennifer and Jim Lattis

Herbert H. Kohl Charities