Little Opera of the North

This year’s (2023-2024) Little LOON production:

Opera for the Young’s adaptation of Hansel and Gretel

For details about this year’s Little LOON production, please click the text above.

About Little LOON

Little Opera of the North brings live professional opera to young audiences in elementary schools throughout the North.

Students from each school perform alongside LOON’s professional cast.  Music Teachers select a 16-member student chorus and help students prepare their music.

Little LOON presents classic operas that have been adapted for elementary school audiences by Opera for the Young, based in Madison, Wisconsin.

See Little LOON in action in this video:

Little LOON FAQ:

Find the answers to your questions about Little LOON in this document.

Schedule a Performance

Contact us for more information about bringing Little LOON programming to your school!

Call 218-464-0922 or write


Please visit the auditions page for information about upcoming auditions.

Past Little LOON Productions

2022-2023: The Pirates of Penzance

2021-2022 Virtual Production: Let’s Make an Opera!

2020-2021 Virtual Production: Little LOON and Friends

2019-2020: Cinderella

2018-2019: Elixir of Love

2017-2018: Orpheus Returns

2016-2017: Rusalka: A Mermaid’s Tale

2015-2016: Hansel and Gretel