Play Opera: Reinventing Storytelling to Introduce Children to the Opera

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[] Madrid, Spain - The multi-award winning publisher DADA Company returns with an innovative app, Play Opera 1.0, that favors the development and education of musical tastes of the little ones. Who said that children do not enjoy the opera? Created in collaboration with the Opera XXI Association and 5 exceptionally talented illustrators, Play Opera is a fun application to get excited with the love stories of princes, princesses, peasants, jesters, dukes, murderers and courageous suitors.

The graphical development has gone through renowned illustrators like Ricardo Cavolo, Pablo Auladell, Violeta Lopiz, Mikel Casal and Marina Anaya. Each proposal explores new ways to convey emotions, from a fun and educational perspective. Play Opera has the support of more than thirty theaters across the Spanish geography, involved in the promotion and dissemination of opera, especially in relation to the creation of new audiences and new repertoires. Each piece has includes a character description and a synopsis of the opera to which they belong, that includes:

* Die Zauberflote (The Magic Flute) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, illustrated by Violeta Lopiz
* Turandot (Nessun Dorma ) by Giacomo Puccini illustrated by Pablo Auladell
* Gioachino Rossini Cenerentola illustrated by Marina Anaya
* Giuseppe Verdi's Rigoletto illustrated by Mikel Casal
* Councilmen Choir of the Luisa Fernanda Operetta by Federico Moreno Torroba, illustrated by Ricardo Cavolo

A challenging educational experience that promotes active listening thanks to fun interactivity. Play Opera combines music and art in a way never seen before on touchscreen devices. Especially recommended for children between ages 5 and 12.This application presents a secure environment for children. Contains No Third-Party Advertising Nor In-App Purchases. A unique opera experience for the whole family to enjoy!

About Opera XXI:
Opera XXI, the Association of Theatres, Festivals and operas in Spain, was founded with the will of more than thirty partners combining their efforts in the promotion and development of opera, especially into reaching of new publics and developing new repertoires.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 5.0 or later
* 183 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Play Opera 1.0 is $3.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category.

Founded in 2011, DADA Company is a Madrid-based editorial project open to innovation in the field of illustrated books and interactive content, providing children with quality entertainment designed to educate and entertain, and it gives parents the satisfaction that they are educating their children with rich learning experiences. Fun and learning guaranteed for all the family. The company leads in the creation of children's multi-platform apps, and believes in the power of innovation and the exchange of ideas. They love working with publishers and authors to provide continuity to their portfolio through new digital media. Their aim is to transform traditional children's titles into the new interactive and tactile audiovisual experience. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2015 DADA Company. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.


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