Opera for You

 For children and families 

For children between the Ages of 2 and 5 /ca. 45 minutes, no interval

Join us on an exciting journey experimenting with rhythm and singing in a completely relaxed atmosphere, exploring the world of music together in a playful way, full of fantasy and fun.

With generous support



for families 

Sundays November 4 & 17 2018
at 10 & 11.30am 

for Kindergarten groups 

October 31, November 1, 13 & 14 2018
at 9.30 & 11am 

Booking opens September 15  2018* (children €6 adults €12) / Kindergarten groups  should apply to: jetzt@buehnen-frankfurt.de
*There is limited capacity so tickets for children can only be purchased from the advance booking office and by telephone.


for familes 

Saturday March 30 & Sunday April 7 2019
at 10 & 11.30am 

for Kindergarten groups 

March 27, 28, April 3 & 4 2019
at 9.30 & 11am 

Booking opens January 15 2019* (children €6 adults €12) / Kindergarten groups must apply to: jetzt@buehnen-frankfurt.de
*There is limited capacity so tickets for children can only be purchased from the advance booking office and by telephone.

for children aged 6 and over

A handful of singers, a puppeteer and pianist create unforgettable moments for young ears, eyes and hearts and encourage the children to join in. These events are usually an hour + long, without an interval.

Auguste, the christmas goose
Christmas concert for families

It is November and the opera singer Luitpolt Löwenhaupt thinks he has got a bargain with his 5 kilo goose. But then everybody in his family come to love it and suddenly it is not so easy to pop him into the oven for the feast. When daddy Löwenhaupt decides, just before christmas, that the bird must be sent to goose heaven the whole family rises up against him...

Conductor Takeshi Moriuchi
Narrator Christoph Pütthoff
Idea Deborah Einspieler
Oper Frankfurt's Children's Chorus
musicians from the Paul-Hindemith-Orchesterakademie

for children aged 8 and over

for children aged 8 and over

These little concerts in the foyer give children and grown-ups the chance to get up really close to professional musicians from the Frankfurter Opern- und Museumsorchester while they are playing: we listen, ask questions and find out what makes music so exciting.

Till Eulenspiegel's pranks 

Saturday November 10 2018, 3pm

soldiers' stories

Saturday June 15  2019, 3pm

for children aged 6 and over

Aunts, fathers or grandmothers set off on an unusual adventure with their children/grandchildren/nieces etc.. Everyone picks a role, chooses a costume, warms up their voices and then off we go...

All events take place on Sundays from 2 - 5pm

Tickets only on sale from the advance box office on Willy Brandt Platz or from telephone sales (see information about tickets on the home page).
Adults €15, children €8

October 21 2018

Hänsel und Gretel
December 2 2018

March 10 2019

for children aged 8 and over

A fantastic chance for families, friends and relations to enjoy a visit to the opera. An adult purchasing a full price ticket is entitled to apply for THREE FREE TICKETS for people under the age of 19! Tickets available from the advance box office on Willy Brandt Platz only

Die Zauberflöte 
Saturday August 25 2018, 6pm

Saturday October 27 2018, 6pm

La damnation de Faust 
Friday June 21 2019, 7.30pm

for children between the ages of 3 and 9

Free child minding is on offer at Oper Frankfurt during the performances listed below, which all begin in the afternoon. The children are looked after by two qualified teachers upstairs in the opera house where they can play and make things. When you hand over your child/children a note will be made of where you are seating, just in case...

August 19 2018, 3.30pm

Tri sestry/Three Sisters  
September 23 2018, 3.30pm

Iolanta / Oedipus Rex  
November 11 2018, 3.30pm

Die lustige Witwe/The Merry Widow 
January 6 2019, 3.30pm

La forza del destino  
February 17 2019, 3.30pm

March 24 2019, 3.30pm

Der ferne Klang 
April 28 2019, 3.30pm

La forza del destino 
February 17 2019, 3.30pm
May 26 2019, 3.30pm

La damnation de Faust 
June 30 2019, 3.3opm

There is no charge. Telephone to sign your child/children up : +49(0)69 212 37 348

E-Mail: gaesteservice@buehnen-frankfurt.de