An introduction to the history of Beijing, Yue, Huangmei, and Kungu Opera. This site describes the instrumentation used in the various forms as well as the different costumes and character roles.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music–Opera; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Chinese History
The Opera Schedule Server
This database provides information about the programs and performance schedules of opera companies around the world.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Classical; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music–Opera
Gilbert and Sullivan Archive Home Page
Enjoy detailed descriptions of the operas. Listen to MIDI and MPEG audio files, or enjoy reading the librettos, ballads and opening night reviews from the original performances in the Savoy Theatre in London in the late 17th century. Some of the Savoy performances also include notes and full libretto, as well as original cast information and images …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Theater; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music–Opera
Operas and Composers: A Pronunciation Guide
An alphabetical list of major operas and their composers, with brief descriptions and sound recordings that provide their correct pronunciation. Audio files are in AIFF format.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Musicians & Composers; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music–Opera