List of classical and contemporary operas performed in French, listed alphabetically with photos when available. The operas listed below were all either performed or composed in French. The names of these French operas include information like who the composer of each opera was. You can also filter this list of historic French operas for specific information, such as when it was first performed. Carmen and Manon are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list
This list answers the questions, "What are the best French operas?" and "What operas were composed in the French language?"Use this list to find out which operas were composed in French. If you're writing a research paper about famous French operas then this list is the perfect resource for finding useful information.
Ariane et Barbe-bleuePaul Dukas
Cirano di BergeracFranco Alfano