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List of opera companies

This list of opera companies lists the most important opera companies in the world by virtue of their long history and size. These companies are full-time professional opera companies that present a minimum of six fully staged opera productions during an annual season. To search more inclusive lists of opera companies by location see the following:

Name of opera company Principal theatre Principal location
ABAO(Asociación Bilbaína de Amigos de la Ópera]
The Bilbao Association of Friends of Opera)
Euskalduna Conference Centre and Concert Hall Spain: Bilbao
Bavarian State Opera Nationaltheater München Germany: Munich
Bolshoi Theatre Russia: Moscow
Canadian Opera Company Four Seasons Centre Canada: Toronto
Cape Town Opera Artscape Opera House South Africa: Cape Town
Dallas Opera Winspear Opera House United States: Dallas
Deutsche Oper am Rhein Opernhaus Düsseldorf and Theater Duisburg Germany: Düsseldorf/Duisburg
Deutsche Oper Berlin Germany: Berlin
Dresden Semperoper Germany: Dresden
English National Opera Coliseum Theatre United Kingdom: London
English Touring Opera 10 to 15 locations across UK United Kingdom: London-based
Finnish National Opera Finland: Helsinki
Grand Théâtre de Genève Switzerland: Geneva
Greek National Opera Olympia Theatre Greece: Athens
Hamburg State Opera Germany: Hamburg
Houston Grand Opera Wortham Theater Center United States: Houston
Hungarian State Opera Hungary: Budapest
Komische Oper Berlin Germany: Berlin
Leipzig Opera Germany: Leipzig
Liceu Gran Teatre del Liceu Spain: Barcelona
Los Angeles Opera Dorothy Chandler Pavilion United States: Los Angeles
Lyric Opera of Chicago Civic Opera House United States: Chicago
Lyric Opera of Los Angeles United States: Los Angeles
Mariinsky Opera Mariinsky Theatre Russia: Saint Petersburg
Metropolitan Opera Metropolitan Opera House United States: New York
La Monnaie Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie Belgium: Brussels
National Opera and Ballet Bulgaria: Sofia
National Theatre (Národní divadlo) Czech Republic: Prague
Nationaltheater Mannheim Germany: Mannheim
Dutch National Opera Dutch National Opera & Ballet Netherlands: Amsterdam
New National Theatre Tokyo Japan: Tokyo
Oper Frankfurt Germany: Frankfurt
Opera Australia Sydney Opera House Australia: Sydney
Opéra-Comique Salle Favart France: Paris
Opera Philadelphia Academy of Music United States: Philadelphia
Opéra de Marseille Opéra Municipal France: Marseille
Opéra de Monte-Carlo Salle Garnier Monaco: Monte Carlo
Opéra National de Lyon Opéra Nouvel France: Lyon
Opéra National de Paris Palais Garnier and L’Opéra de la Bastille France: Paris
Opera North Grand Theatre, Leeds United Kingdom: Leeds
Pittsburgh Opera Benedum Center for the Performing Arts United States: Pittsburgh
Státní opera Praha Czech Republic: Prague
Polish National Opera Teatr Wielki Poland: Warsaw
Royal Danish Theatre Copenhagen Opera House Denmark: Copenhagen
The Royal Opera Royal Opera House, Covent Garden United Kingdom: London
Royal Swedish Opera Kungliga Operan Sweden: Stockholm
Sächsische Staatsoper Dresden Semperoper Germany: Dresden
San Francisco Opera War Memorial Opera House United States: San Francisco
La Scala Teatro alla Scala Italy: Milan
Seattle Opera McCaw Hall United States: Seattle
Staatsoper Hannover Germany: Hannover
Staatsoper Stuttgart Staatstheater Stuttgart Germany: Stuttgart
Staatsoper Unter den Linden Germany: Berlin
Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz Germany: Munich
Teatro Colón Teatro Colón Argentina: Buenos Aires
Teatro Comunale di Bologna Italy: Bologna
Teatro La Fenice Italy: Venice
Teatro Massimo Italy: Palermo
Teatro Nacional de São Carlos Portugal: Lisbon
Teatro dell'Opera di Roma Italy: Rome
Teatro Real Spain: Madrid
Teatro Regio, Torino Italy: Turin
Teatro Regio, Parma Italy: Parma
Teatro di San Carlo Italy: Naples
Théâtre du Châtelet France: Paris
Vienna State Opera Austria: Vienna
Vienna Volksoper Austria: Vienna
Washington National Opera Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts United States: Washington, D.C.
Welsh National Opera Wales Millennium Centre United Kingdom: Cardiff
Wroclaw Opera Poland: Wroclaw
Zurich Opera Zurich Opera House Switzerland: Zurich

See also

References

  • Allison, John (ed.), Great Opera Houses of the World, supplement to Opera magazine, London 2003
  • Beauvert, Thierry, Opera Houses of the World, The Vendome Press, New York, 1995. ISBN 0-86565-978-8
  • 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, Secaucus, NJ: Citidal Press, 1996. ISBN 0-8065-1842-1
  • Zietz, Karyl Lynn, Opera: the Guide to Western Europe's Great Houses, Santa Fe, New Mexico: John Muir Publications, 1991. ISBN 0-945465-81-5

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