BTC: The Billy Goats Gruff
presented by Florentine Opera Company
March 31, 2017 @ 10 AM
An after-school game of hide-and-seek is ruined for three billy goat friends when a big bully blocks a bridge, preventing them from returning home. As each goat chooses how to deal with the conflict, all three learn how compassion can turn a would-be adversary into a new friend. Based on scenes from the operas of Mozart, Donizetti, and Rossini, this operatic version of The Billy Goats Gruff performed by Florentine Opera Company reminds students that kindness is contagious, while introducing them to the beauty of opera. Educators will also have an opportunity to explore the issue of bullying with their students.
Recommended for grades PreK-3.
Betty Arndt and Johnson Controls
Mary Lou Gillstrom
The 2016/2017 Beyond the Classroom Series for Students is made possible by the Kinder Morgan Foundation, US Bank, Greater Milwaukee Foundation Mary L. Nohl Fund, Lynn Chappy, Lynn Sprangers, and Mary Lou Gillstrom.