The official website of OperaDelaware, the 11th oldest opera company in the country. We are excited to announce our 2017 Festival, a celebration of the 225th anniversary of Rossini's birth. The festival will include La Cenerentola (Rossini's popular setting of Cinderella), his rarely-performed tragedy, Semiramide, and Petite messe solennelle.Come revel with us!
Rossini's final Italian opera, this rarely-performed tour de force is a sumptuous masterpiece perfectly suited to the intimacy and extraordinary acoustics of The Grand Opera House. Tickets on sale now!
Learn all about Rossini and the history of our Festival operas in pre-show lectures hosted by dramaturg Cori Ellison and Met Opera Radio host/commentator William Berger. The talks take place one hour before curtain.