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]

Asia[edit]

Armenia[edit]

Azerbaijan[edit]

Bangladesh[edit]

  • Hatirjheel Opera House, Dhaka

China[edit]

Georgia[edit]

Georgia's Tbilisi Opera

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]

Turkey[edit]

Hanoi Opera House

United Arab Emirates[edit]

Uzbekistan[edit]

Vietnam[edit]

Europe[edit]

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

Albania[edit]

Austria[edit]

Belarus[edit]

Belgium[edit]

Bosnia and Herzegovina[edit]

  • National Theatre Opera and Ballet, Sarajevo

Bulgaria[edit]

Croatia[edit]

Czech Republic[edit]

Copenhagen Opera House

Denmark[edit]

Estonia[edit]

Finland[edit]

France[edit]

Palais Garnier, Paris

Germany[edit]

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

Greece[edit]

Hungary[edit]

Hungarian State Opera House

Iceland[edit]

Ireland[edit]

Italy[edit]

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[edit]

Latvian National Opera

Lithuania[edit]

Malta[edit]

Macedonia[edit]

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

Moldova[edit]

Monaco[edit]

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

Netherlands[edit]

Norway[edit]

Poland[edit]

Portugal[edit]

São Carlos main façade, Lisbon

Romania[edit]

Iaşi Romanian National Opera

Russia[edit]

Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow
Mariinsky Theatre, Saint Petersburg

Serbia[edit]

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

Slovakia[edit]

Spain[edit]

Sweden[edit]

Switzerland[edit]

Ukraine[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

England[edit]

Royal Opera House, London
Wales Millennium Centre

Northern Ireland[edit]

Scotland[edit]

Wales[edit]

Jersey[edit]

North America[edit]

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

Canada[edit]

Costa Rica[edit]

Cuba[edit]

Dominican Republic[edit]

El Salvador[edit]

Mexico[edit]

United States[edit]

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[edit]

Opera House, Wellington

Australia[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

South America[edit]

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

Argentina[edit]

Bolivia[edit]

Brazil[edit]

Chile[edit]

Colombia[edit]

Peru[edit]

Uruguay[edit]

Venezuela[edit]

Teatro Municipal de Valencia

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
  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. ^ http://www.buryatia.ru/buryatia/culture/index_e.html
  21. ^ http://www.chelopera.ru/
  22. ^ http://www.uralopera.ru/en/about.php
  23. ^ http://www.opera-centre.ru/centre
  24. ^ http://helikon.ru/eng_default.php
  25. ^ http://www.kazan-opera.ru/en/about/history/
  26. ^ http://www.novayaopera.ru/en?page=theatre
  27. ^ http://www.opera-novosibirsk.ru/index.php?locale=en_us
  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
  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
  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
  43. ^ University of Houston facilities
  44. ^ The Aotea Centre
  45. ^ Oamaru Opera house website
  46. ^ Teatro Avenida's official website showing 2009 performances
  47. ^ Teatro El Circulo website showing 2009 performances of operas
  48. ^ Teatro Municipal official website with opera offerings, 2009

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