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Opera: Premieres and Archives

Premieres : Resources in the Library

Premieres : Opening Night!

Hosted at Stanford University Libraries, Opening Night! "is an attempt to assemble and make accessible in one place every opera and oratorio premiered through 1995."

As of 2018, the database currently contains a cross-index of data for over 42,000 opera and oratorio premieres.

Grove Music Online : 100 Operatic Premières Timeline

Grove's Timeline of 100 Operatic Premières is not a comprehensive timeline but a chronological overview, representing all historical styles of opera and including all the major works.

Televised Opera and Musical Comedy Database

The Televised Opera and Musical Comedy Database at Indiana University describes complete, abridged, and excerpted nationally and regionally distributed TV productions of operas, operettas, and musicals produced in the United States. The database is an on-going research project.