Student Matinee

Now in its fourth decade, the Student Matinee program attracts thousands of middle and high school students from across Wisconsin to a Madison Opera performance. 

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

2017/18 Student Matinee:

    • Bizet's Carmen
      Wednesday, November 1, 2017 | 11:00am
      Run time: approx. 3 hours, including one intermission
      Tickets are $5 per student/chaperone

      Reservations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis. No tickets available at door.

    Order Forms
    Reservations are now open for the fall Student Matinee. To reserve seats, fill out an Order Form and mail it to The Madison Opera Center | 335 W. Mifflin St | Madison, WI 53703 or email it to

    November 3 & 5, 2017
    The Abduction from the Seraglio
    February 9 & 11, 2018
    Florencia en el Amazonas
    April 27 & 29, 2018


    Steinhauer Charitable

    Webcrafters-Frautschi Foundation

    The Kathryn Elwers Fund
    for the Student Matinee 

    Jennifer and Jim

    Herbert Kohl