Education / Outreach


The Opera-tunities program is designed to instill an early appreciation of opera among children ages kindergarten through 6th grade with a 60 minute performance in the school. Since 2011, Opera-tunities has produced eight operas, and held over 160 performances for nearly 50,000 students. We are continuing to expand our reach into Washington as well as Idaho schools.


The Toy Shop

May 19, 2019 – 4:00 pm – First Presbyterian Church, Coeur d’ Alene
May 21, 2019 – 1:00 pm – Coeur d’ Alene Public Library
June 2, 2019 – 3:00 pm – West Central Community Center, Spokane

Free to the public

This charming fable is about a Toymaker, two of his doll creations Paul and Pauline, and a magician who wants to steal them. The mechanical dolls wish they were real (“If only I could cry, how happy I would be.”) and discover that “love is the key” that brings them to life.

Maria Caprile, Director 
Jenny Twitchell, Pianist

Madelein Bowman, Pauline
Dylan Aguayo, Paul
Mike Heitmann, Toymaker
Edmund Brown, Aaron Blunder

School Tour

May 20-June 6, 2019 North Idaho and Eastern Washington

To request information about having the opera come to your school, please email Katrina Zepeda at info@inlandnwopera.com 



Season Sponsors:

Inland Northwest Opera

PO Box 3106
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83816

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