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Simon Boccanegra: Student Resources

Welcome! We are excited to welcome you to our Dress Rehearsal Program for Verdi's Simon Boccanegra. Seeing an opera can be a thrilling experience as it combines all of the art forms to tell a story – music, dance, theater, visual art, and much more. We hope these resources help you dive into that story!

If you have any questions, you can always email us at education@operaphila.org


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Explore Simon Boccanegra

What is the plot of Simon Boccanegra? What is the significance of the music? Where can I learn more about the themes of this opera? Click the buttons below to learn more!  

Dedicated funding for the Sounds of Learning Dress Rehearsal Program has been provided by The William Penn Foundation, Hamilton Family Charitable Trust, Eugene Garfield Foundation, Wells Fargo, Universal Health Services, Hirsig Family Fund of the Philadelphia Foundation, The McLean Contributionship, and Mr. William A. Loeb

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