"The Little Sweep" Schootime Performance
Embracing Our Differences is proud to partner with the Sarasota Youth Opera to bring The Little Sweep by English composer Benjamin Britten to students in Sarasota and Manatee counties. to students in Manatee and Sarasota counties.
The Little Sweep is the second part of a stage production entitled "Let's Make an Opera!" Set in Boston in the early 19th century, the opera tells the story of a group of children who, with the help of a kind nursery maid, work to free a young apprentice chimney sweep from his cruel master. In addition to the opera, the production includes a prologue that explains how an opera is conceived and produced along with supporting content related to The Little Sweep.
Students will be invited to join the cast in song during the last musical number of the show. Materials to help prepare your class for their Sarasota Opera debut will be included in the education resource guide. (Please see a link to the guide below.)