List of classical and contemporary operas performed in English, listed alphabetically with photos when available. The operas listed below were all either performed or composed in English. The names of these English operas include information like who the composer of each opera was. You can also filter this list of historic English operas for specific information, such as when it was first performed. Examples include Einstein on the Beach and Billy Budd.
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A Hand of BridgeSamuel Barber
A Night at the Chinese OperaJudith Weir
A Night in Old ParisHenry Kimball Hadley
A Quiet PlaceLeonard Bernstein
Albion and AlbaniusLouis Grabu
Anna KareninaIain Hamilton
Antony and CleopatraSamuel Barber
Bandanna, the operaDaron Hagen
Black WidowThomas Pasatieri
Blue MondayGeorge Gershwin
Casanova's HomecomingDominick Argento