Opera Delaware

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Opera Delaware is a professional opera company located in Wilmington, Delaware.[1] The company was founded in 1944 and is one of the oldest professional opera companies in the United States. To date the company has staged 198 productions of 104 operas by 55 composers. Opera Delaware has also presented 19 world premieres (18% of their repertoire) and three U.S. premieres.[2] The company has recently undergone a transition to a festival season in May and has frequently received positive reviews for its productions in such publications as Opera News and the New York Times.[3] Opera News writes, "Opera Delaware continues to provide quality productions that both entertain and involve the community it serves... superbly produced and led by an all around stellar cast." The company performs its productions at the historic Grand Opera House.[4]

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  1. ^ OPERA America — The National Service Organization for Opera (broken link)
  2. ^ Grand Opera House: Artistic Partners
  3. ^ "OPERA NEWS - Home". metoperafamily.org. Retrieved 10 June 2015.
  4. ^ "OperaDelaware". OperaDelaware. Retrieved 10 June 2015.

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