The Metropolitan Opera Guild

 Score Reading Crash Courses   
Explore the basics of reading an opera score in these casual, small-group sessions. Crash Courses delve into the musical highlights of the featured opera, giving beginning and intermediate readers the tools to explore the intricate workings of a score and experience a new way of listening to opera. Learn more about how a composer tells a story in music creation. Add a score-desk seat to the following performance at the Met and turn your study into a full day of learning, listening, and experiencing opera. 
All classes take place before a corresponding performance for each featured opera, and annotated piano-vocal scores are provided as part of the class ticket price. Beginner-level ability to read music is recommended. 
Events are held in the Opera Learning Center, on the 6th floor of the Samuel B. and David Rose Building at Lincoln Center. 
Tickets $35 for class and materials only / $40 with added score desk seat for the following performance  

 Tickets are now on sale! 

Samson et Dalila  
Saturday, October 20, 10-11:30AM 
Saturday, November 17, 
 Pelleas et Melisande   
Saturday, January 19, 10-11:30AM 
This event is SOLD OUT! To be placed on the waitlist, please call us at 212-769-7028
Saturday, February 9, 10-11:30AM 
Saturday, March 16, 10-11:30AM 
Become a
Guild Member
Join Now!
Subscribe to
Get Started!
Visit the
Metropolitan Opera
Learn More!