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]

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]

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]

Copenhagen Opera House

Denmark[edit]

Estonia[edit]

Finland[edit]

France[edit]

Palais Garnier, Paris

Georgia[edit]

Georgia's Tbilisi Opera

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[12]
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]

Slovenia[edit]

Spain[edit]

Sweden[edit]

Switzerland[edit]

Turkey[edit]

Hanoi Opera House

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. ^ https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20180323-tunisia-inaugurates-city-of-culture/
  3. ^ Aula Simfonia Jakarta
  4. ^ State Opera Plovdiv
  5. ^ Croatian National Theatre, Osijek website
  6. ^ Croatian National Theatre, Rijeka website
  7. ^ Croatian National Theatre, Split website
  8. ^ Croatian National Theatre, Varaždin website
  9. ^ 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
  10. ^ Apollo Municipal Theater "La Piccola Scala"
  11. ^ Icelandic opera official website in English
  12. ^ Macedonian Opera and Ballet company
  13. ^ Opera Braşov, Braşov official website
  14. ^ Comic Opera House for Children, Bucharest official website
  15. ^ Craiova Lyric Theatre official website Archived 2013-08-31 at the Wayback Machine
  16. ^ Galaţi Musical Theatre, official website
  17. ^ Opera and Ballet Theatre, Constanţa official website
  18. ^ National Operetta Theatre, Bucharest official website
  19. ^ http://astoperahouse.ru/en/
  20. ^ http://www.bolshoi.ru/en/partners/sovet/
  21. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-11-24. Retrieved 2013-11-24.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  22. ^ http://www.chelopera.ru/
  23. ^ http://www.uralopera.ru/en/about.php
  24. ^ http://www.opera-centre.ru/centre
  25. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-11-14. Retrieved 2013-11-24.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  26. ^ http://www.kazan-opera.ru/en/about/history/
  27. ^ http://www.novayaopera.ru/en?page=theatre
  28. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-10-11. Retrieved 2006-11-19.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  29. ^ http://www.operann.ru/
  30. ^ http://www.rostovopera.ru/about.html
  31. ^ http://www.operaballet.net/en/
  32. ^ http://www.spbopera.ru/en/
  33. ^ http://stanmus.com/
  34. ^ http://www.operaizh.ru/
  35. ^ Dnipropetrovsk Opera official website, in Russian
  36. ^ Donetsk Opera listed on Operabase.com
  37. ^ Kharkiv Opera official website, in Russian Archived 2007-10-08 at Archive.today
  38. ^ Lviv National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet official website, in English
  39. ^ Odessa State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre official website, in English Archived 2009-02-24 at the Wayback Machine
  40. ^ Civic Theatre Opera House
  41. ^ "Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) in New York City". Travel + Leisure. Retrieved February 7, 2015.
  42. ^ Howard Gilman Opera House in Brooklyn, NY - NY Daily News (Retrieved on June 21, 2009) Archived July 14, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  43. ^ Moores School of Music list of opera performances, 2009/10 Archived 2009-06-20 at the Wayback Machine
  44. ^ University of Houston facilities
  45. ^ The Aotea Centre
  46. ^ Oamaru Opera house website Archived 2009-05-31 at the Wayback Machine
  47. ^ Teatro Avenida's official website showing 2009 performances
  48. ^ Teatro El Circulo website showing 2009 performances of operas Archived 2009-07-22 at the Wayback Machine
  49. ^ 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