Opera Companies and Houses of the United States

A Comprehensive, Illustrated Reference


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About the Book

This is a state-by-state guide to more than 90 opera houses and companies in the United States. Inaugural performances, a history of opera in the city, an ordinary season’s repertory, and performers and directors are highlighted.

About the Author(s)

Noted opera expert and international opera correspondent, Karyl Lynn Zietz (now Karyl Charna Lynn) writes for Opera Now, Opera-Opera and Oper Orpheus International. Also the author of Opera Companies and Houses of Western Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand (1999, paperback 2008) and four other opera books, she lives in Washington, D.C.

Bibliographic Details

Karyl Lynn Zietz
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Pages: 351
Bibliographic Info: 48 photos, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2008 [1995]
pISBN: 978-0-7864-3899-0
eISBN: 978-1-4766-1203-4
Imprint: McFarland

Book Reviews & Awards

“libraries…will prefer this title to [the competition]. Recommended”—Choice; “useful information not readily available anywhere else”—Reference Quarterly; “fledgling companies…and established giants are among the more than 90 opera companies and houses profiled here…useful”—Booklist; “authoritative”—Wilson Library Bulletin.