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List of Famous Italian Operas

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Updated October 13, 2018 31k views 368 items

List of classical and contemporary operas performed in Italian, listed alphabetically with photos when available. The operas listed below were all either performed or composed in Italian. The names of these Italian operas include information like who the composer of each opera was. You can also filter this list of historic Italian operas for specific information, such as when it was first performed. This list features La traviata, La bohème and more.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Italian operas?" and "What operas were composed in the Italian language?"

Use this list to find out which operas were composed in Italian. If you're writing a research paper about famous Italian operas then this list is the perfect resource for finding useful information.
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Adelaide is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Italian Operas
Antonio Sartorio
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Farnace is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Italian Operas
Antonio Vivaldi
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Adelia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Italian Operas
Gaetano Donizetti
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Adelson e Salvini is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Italian Operas
Vincenzo Bellini
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Adina is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Italian Operas
Gioacchino Rossini
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Admeto is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Italian Operas
George Frideric Handel
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Adriana Lecouvreur is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Italian Operas
Francesco Cilea
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Agrippina is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Italian Operas
George Frideric Handel
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Aida is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Italian Operas
Giuseppe Verdi
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Al gran sole carico d'am... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Italian Operas
Al gran sole carico d'amore Luigi Nono
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Alahor in Granata is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Italian Operas
Alahor in Granata Gaetano Donizetti
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Alceste is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Italian Operas
Christoph Willibald Gluck
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Alessandro is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Italian Operas
George Frideric Handel
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Alessandro nelle Indie ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Italian Operas
Alessandro nelle Indie Giovanni Pacini
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Alfredo il Grande is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Italian Operas
Gaetano Donizetti
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Alina, regina di Golcond... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Italian Operas
Gaetano Donizetti
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Alzira is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Italian Operas
Giuseppe Verdi
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Amadigi di Gaula is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Italian Operas
George Frideric Handel
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An Inconvenient Truth is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Italian Operas
An Inconvenient Truth Giorgio Battistelli
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Andrea Chénier is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Italian Operas
Umberto Giordano
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Anna Bolena is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Italian Operas
Gaetano Donizetti
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Argippo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Italian Operas
Antonio Vivaldi
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Arianna in Creta is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Italian Operas
George Frideric Handel
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Ariodante is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Italian Operas
George Frideric Handel
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Armida is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Italian Operas
Armida Joseph Haydn