Welcome to OperaGlass. Here you can get detailed information on many operas, including:
plus pictures, background information, and more; also commemoration calendars, special features, and pointers to other opera information sites.

Opera Information Directory

Opera Composers
An index of over 4800 opera composers, with (mostly) complete opera lists (more than 25,000 operas), and a few links
Opera Librettists
Pages for a few opera librettists, with complete opera lists
OperaGlass Page Index
An index of pages local to OperaGlass, including synopses and libretti. The index also includes works in progress or promised.

Opera Companies

Links to the home pages of about 350 opera companies world-wide

Additional Features and Information

Opera for Everyone
By special arrangement with the producer and with the kind permission of Naxos Records, OperaGlass is pleased to make available to opera companies and educators the series Opera for Everyone, Ira Ross' full-length educational CD's focusing on four great operas.
Calendar of Operatic Commemorations
This year's quinqaugintennials, centennials, sesquicentennials, bicentennials, tercentenaries, etc., of opera primi and composers' births
OperaGlass Reviews
Reviews (a) of world-wide interests and (b) of opera performances in the San Francisco Bay Area
Una Voce...
A list of operas requiring six or fewer singers, arranged by voice distribution
Other Opera Information Servers
A selected list of links to other opera information servers on the Web that we recommend for your additional browsing pleasure.

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webmaster - Rick Bogart
14 Feb 2020