US Opera Companies

1880

1920

1923

  • San Francisco Opera (San Francisco, CA) <<sfopera.com>>

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1941

  • Florida Grand Opera (Miami, FL) <<www.fgo.org>> founded as The Opera Guild of Greater Miami, then Greater Miami Opera Association, then merged with The Opera Guild, Inc., of Fort Lauderdale (founded 1945) in 1994.

1943

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1945

1946

1947

  • Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera (Sacramento, CA) <<2intune.org>>

1948

1949

1950

  • Baltimore Opera (Baltimore, MD) <<www.baltimoreopera.com>> founded as Baltimore Civic Opera Company; closed its doors in 2009
  • Opera in the Ozarks (Eureka Springs, AR) <<www.opera.org>>

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1965

  • San Diego Opera (San Diego, CA) <<www.sdopera.com>> founded as San Diego Opera Guild in 1950

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1997

  • Da Corneto Opera (Chicago, IL) <<www.dacorneto.org>>
  • San Antonio Opera (San Antonio, TX) <<www.saopera.com>> (dead link) dissolved 2012; founded as the Pocket Opera of San Antonio; rebranded as Lyric Opera of San Antonio in 1999

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1999

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