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

Sayed Darwish Theatre, Alexandria

Algeria

Egypt

South Africa

Tunisia

Tunisia’s City of Culture

Asia

Bangladesh

  • Hatirjheel Opera House, Dhaka

China

India

Indonesia

Palace of Culture (Istana Budaya), Kuala Lumpur

Iran

Israel

Japan

Kazakhstan

Kuwait

Malaysia

Mongolia

Oman

Philippines

Singapore

Syria

South Korea

Taiwan

Main entrance to the Ankara Opera House

Thailand

Turkey

Hanoi Opera House

United Arab Emirates

Uzbekistan

Vietnam

Europe

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

Albania

Armenia

Austria

Azerbaijan

Belarus

Belgium

Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • National Theatre Opera and Ballet, Sarajevo

Bulgaria

Croatia

Czech Republic

Copenhagen Opera House

Denmark

Estonia

Finland

France

Palais Garnier, Paris

Georgia

Georgia's Tbilisi Opera

Germany

Semperoper, Dresden
Theater Duisburg (2009)
Badisches Staatstheater, Karlsruhe

Greece

Hungary

Hungarian State Opera House

Iceland

Ireland

Italy

La Scala, Milan
Interior: La Fenice, Venice, 1837
Teatro San Carlo, Naples: View from the royal box
Teatro Massimo, Palermo, biggest theater in Italy and third in Europe

Latvia

Latvian National Opera

Lithuania

Malta

Macedonia

  • Macedonian Opera and Ballet[11]
Dutch National Opera & Ballet, Amsterdam

Moldova

Monaco

The new opera house, Oslo, Norway
Teatr Wielki, Warsaw (restored)

Netherlands

Norway

Poland

Portugal

São Carlos main façade, Lisbon

Romania

Iaşi Romanian National Opera

Russia

Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow
Mariinsky Theatre, Saint Petersburg

Serbia

Teatro Real, Madrid
Gothenburg Opera
Läckö Castle
Läckö Castle - venue of the Castle Opera

Slovakia

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Ukraine

United Kingdom

England

Royal Opera House, London
Wales Millennium Centre

Northern Ireland

Scotland

Wales

Jersey

North America

The Four Seasons Centre, Toronto
Great Theatre of Havana
Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City

Canada

Costa Rica

Cuba

Dominican Republic

El Salvador

Mexico

United States

The Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C., as seen from the Potomac River
War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco
Sarasota Opera House, March 2008, after complete interior and exterior renovation
Wortham Center, Houston, Texas

Oceania

Opera House, Wellington

Australia

New Zealand

South America

Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires
Teatro Amazonas, Manaus
Teatro de Cristobal Colón, Bogotá
Teatro Solís, Montevideo

Argentina

Bolivia

Brazil

Chile

Colombia

Peru

Uruguay

Venezuela

Teatro Municipal de Valencia

See also

References

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.
  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.
  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.
  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.is
  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
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