The History of Opera

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In Music
  • The Beginning

    The Beginning
    Jacopo Peri- "Dafne"- Florence, Italy- Work is lost-
    Opera by Brittanica
  • Baroque

    "La favola d'Orfeo",Claudio Monteverdi- Mantua, Italy
  • Baroque

    "L'Arianna", Claudio Monteverdi- Mantua, Italy- Work is lost
  • Baroque

    "Sant' Alessio", Giulio Cardinal Rospigliosi- Rome, Italy
  • Baroque

    "Chi soffre speri", Virgilio Mazzocchi and Marco Marazzoli- Rome, Italy- first comic opera
  • Baroque

    "Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria", Claudio Monteverdi- Venice, Italy
  • Baroque

    "L’incoronazione di Poppea", Claudio Monteverdi- Venice, Italy
  • Baroque

    "Giasone", Francesco Cavalli- Venice, Italy
  • Baroque

    Baroque
    "Pomone", Robert Cambert- Paris, France- first French opera
  • Baroque

    "Alceste", Jean-Baptiste Lully- Paris, France
  • Baroque

    "Marco Aurelio", Heinrich Shütz- Munich, Germany
  • Baroque

    "Venus and Adonis", John Blow- London, England
  • Baroque

    "Dido and Aeneas", Henry Purcell- London, England
  • Baroque

    "La caduta de’ Decemviri", Alessandro Scarlatti- Naples, Italy
  • Baroque

    "Giulio Cesare", George Friedrich Handel- London, England
  • Baroque

    "Rodelinda", George Friedrich Handel- London, England
  • Baroque

    "The Beggar’s Opera", John Gay- London, England
  • Baroque

    "Hippolyte et Aricie", Jean-Philippe Rameau- Paris, France
  • Baroque

    Baroque
    "Alcina", George Friedrich Handel- London, England
  • Baroque

    "Castor et Pollux", Jean-Philippe Rameau- Paris, France
  • Classical

    "Orfeo ed Euridice", Christoph Willibald Gluck- Vienna, Austria
  • Classical

    "Alceste", Gluck- Vienna, Austria
  • Classical

    "Il mondo della luna", Joseph Haydn- Vienna, Austria
  • Classical

    "L’isola disabitata", Joseph Haydn- Vienna, Austria
  • Classical

    "Idomeneo", Mozart- Vienna, Austria
  • Classical

    "Le nozze di Figaro", Mozart- Vienna, Austria
  • Classical

    "Don Giovanni", Mozart- Prague, Czech Republic
  • Classical

    Classical
    "Die Zauberflöte", Mozart- Vienna, Austria
  • Classical

    "Il matrimonio segreto", Domenico Cimarosa- Vienna, Austria
  • Romantic

    "Fidelio", Beethoven- Vienna, Austria
  • Classical

    "Il barbiere di Siviglia", Gioachino Rossini- Venice, Italy
  • Classical

    "La cenerentola", Rossini- Venice, Italy
  • Romantic

    "Der Freischütz", Weber- Germany
  • Romantic

    “Der Freischütz”, Weber- Germany
  • Romantic

    Romantic
    "Lucia di Lammermoor", Donizetti- Milan, Italy
  • Romantic

    “Les Huguenots”, Meyerbeer- Germany
  • Romantic

    “Nabucco”, Verdi- Italy
  • Romantic

    "Don Pasquale", Donizetti- Milan, Italy
  • Romantic

    “Tristan und Isolde”, Wagner- Germany
  • Romantic

    "Les Troyens",Hector Berlioz - Paris, France
  • Romantic

    Romantic
    "Boris Godunov", Mussorgsky - St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Romantic

    “Eugene Onegin”, Tchaikovsky- Russia
  • Romantic

    “Hansel und Gretel”, Humperdinck- Germany
  • 20th Century

    “Pelléas et Mélisandre”, Debussy- France
  • 20th Century

    “Její pastorkyňa”, Leoš Janáček- Czech Republic
  • 20th Century

    “Die Frau ohne Schatten”, Strauss- Germany
  • 20th Century

    “El retablo de Maese Pedro”, Manuel de Falla- Spain
  • 20th Century

    “Wozzeck”, Berg- Austria
  • Romantic

    “Turandot”, Puccini- Italy
  • 20th Century

    20th Century
    “Capriccio”, Strauss- Germany
  • 20th Century

    “Vanessa”, Barber- United States
  • 20th Century

    “Akhnaten”, Glass- United States
  • 21st Century

    "A Wedding”, William Bolcom- United States
  • 21st Century

    21st Century
    "The Exterminating Angel", Thomas Adès- England