List of opera houses

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This is a list of notable opera houses listed by continent, then by country with the name of the opera house and city. The opera company is sometimes named for clarity.

Africa[edit]

Sayed Darwish Theatre, Alexandria

Algeria[edit]

Egypt[edit]

South Africa[edit]

Tunisia[edit]

Tunisia's City of Culture

Asia[edit]

Bangladesh[edit]

  • Hatirjheel Opera House, Dhaka

China[edit]

India[edit]

Indonesia[edit]

Palace of Culture (Istana Budaya), Kuala Lumpur

Iran[edit]

Israel[edit]

Japan[edit]

Kazakhstan[edit]

Kuwait[edit]

Malaysia[edit]

Mongolia[edit]

Oman[edit]

Philippines[edit]

Singapore[edit]

Syria[edit]

South Korea[edit]

Taiwan[edit]

Main entrance to the Ankara Opera House

Thailand[edit]

United Arab Emirates[edit]

Uzbekistan[edit]

Vietnam[edit]

Europe[edit]

Vienna Staatsoper at night
Opera/Ballet Theatre, Baku
La Monnaie, Brussels

Albania[edit]

Armenia[edit]

Austria[edit]

Azerbaijan[edit]

Belarus[edit]

Belgium[edit]

Bosnia and Herzegovina[edit]

  • National Theatre Opera and Ballet, Sarajevo

Bulgaria[edit]

Croatia[edit]

Czech Republic[edit]

Denmark[edit]

Estonia[edit]

Finland[edit]

France[edit]

Georgia[edit]

Germany[edit]

Greece[edit]

Hungary[edit]

Iceland[edit]

Ireland[edit]

Italy[edit]

Latvia[edit]

Lithuania[edit]

Malta[edit]

Macedonia[edit]

  • Macedonian Opera and Ballet[11]

Moldova[edit]

Monaco[edit]

Netherlands[edit]

Norway[edit]

Poland[edit]

Portugal[edit]

Romania[edit]

Russia[edit]

Serbia[edit]

Slovakia[edit]

Slovenia[edit]

Spain[edit]

Sweden[edit]

Switzerland[edit]

Turkey[edit]

Ukraine[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

England[edit]

Northern Ireland[edit]

Scotland[edit]

Wales[edit]

Jersey[edit]

North America[edit]

Canada[edit]

Costa Rica[edit]

Cuba[edit]

Dominican Republic[edit]

El Salvador[edit]

Mexico[edit]

United States[edit]

Oceania[edit]

Australia[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

South America[edit]

Argentina[edit]

Bolivia[edit]

Brazil[edit]

Chile[edit]

Colombia[edit]

Peru[edit]

Uruguay[edit]

Venezuela[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Notes

  1. ^ http://www.theworldweekly.com/reader/view/magazine/2016-08-10/chinas-gift-to-algeria-its-first-new-opera-house/8814
  2. ^ Aula Simfonia Jakarta
  3. ^ State Opera Plovdiv
  4. ^ Croatian National Theatre, Osijek website
  5. ^ Croatian National Theatre, Rijeka website
  6. ^ Croatian National Theatre, Split website
  7. ^ Croatian National Theatre, Varaždin website
  8. ^ Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb. Per website: "The Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb" seems to be its official name in English and whatever other language they speak
  9. ^ Apollo Municipal Theater "La Piccola Scala"
  10. ^ Icelandic opera official website in English
  11. ^ Macedonian Opera and Ballet company
  12. ^ Opera Braşov, Braşov official website
  13. ^ Comic Opera House for Children, Bucharest official website
  14. ^ Craiova Lyric Theatre official website Archived 2013-08-31 at the Wayback Machine
  15. ^ Galaţi Musical Theatre, official website
  16. ^ Opera and Ballet Theatre, Constanţa official website
  17. ^ National Operetta Theatre, Bucharest official website
  18. ^ http://astoperahouse.ru/en/
  19. ^ http://www.bolshoi.ru/en/partners/sovet/
  20. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-11-24. Retrieved 2013-11-24.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  21. ^ http://www.chelopera.ru/
  22. ^ http://www.uralopera.ru/en/about.php
  23. ^ http://www.opera-centre.ru/centre
  24. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-11-14. Retrieved 2013-11-24.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  25. ^ http://www.kazan-opera.ru/en/about/history/
  26. ^ http://www.novayaopera.ru/en?page=theatre
  27. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-10-11. Retrieved 2006-11-19.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  28. ^ http://www.operann.ru/
  29. ^ http://www.rostovopera.ru/about.html
  30. ^ http://www.operaballet.net/en/
  31. ^ http://www.spbopera.ru/en/
  32. ^ http://stanmus.com/
  33. ^ http://www.operaizh.ru/
  34. ^ Dnipropetrovsk Opera official website, in Russian
  35. ^ Donetsk Opera listed on Operabase.com
  36. ^ Kharkiv Opera official website, in Russian Archived 2007-10-08 at Archive.today
  37. ^ Lviv National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet official website, in English
  38. ^ Odessa State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre official website, in English Archived 2009-02-24 at the Wayback Machine
  39. ^ Civic Theatre Opera House
  40. ^ "Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) in New York City". Travel + Leisure. Retrieved February 7, 2015.
  41. ^ Howard Gilman Opera House in Brooklyn, NY - NY Daily News (Retrieved on June 21, 2009) Archived July 14, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  42. ^ Moores School of Music list of opera performances, 2009/10 Archived 2009-06-20 at the Wayback Machine
  43. ^ University of Houston facilities
  44. ^ The Aotea Centre
  45. ^ Oamaru Opera house website Archived 2009-05-31 at the Wayback Machine
  46. ^ Teatro Avenida's official website showing 2009 performances
  47. ^ Teatro El Circulo website showing 2009 performances of operas Archived 2009-07-22 at the Wayback Machine
  48. ^ Teatro Municipal official website with opera offerings, 2009 Archived 2009-06-26 at the Wayback Machine

Sources

  • Allison, John (ed.), Great Opera Houses of the World, supplement to Opera magazine, London 2003
  • Beauvert, Thierry, Opera Houses of the World, The Vendôme Press, New York, 1995. ISBN 0-86565-978-8
  • Lynn, Karyl Charna, Opera: the Guide to Western Europe's Great Houses, Santa Fe, New Mexico: John Muir Publications, 1991. ISBN 0-945465-81-5
  • Lynn, Karyl Charna, Italian Opera Houses and Festivals, Lanham, Maryland: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2005. ISBN 0-8108-5359-0
  • Plantamura, Carol, The Opera Lover's Guide to Europe, Citadel Press, 1996, ISBN 0-8065-1842-1