Created in 1986 by a team of visionaries, LA Opera has become a leader in artistic innovation, while honoring the great historical legacy of opera.

Through the powerful art form of opera, we celebrate the diversity and pioneering spirit of our great city. Meet the people who are taking us on the next stage of our artistic journey.

If you want to contact the people who bring magnificent opera to LA then simply call us at 213.972.8001 or email us at

Our Mission
To serve the public by producing world-class opera that preserves, promotes and advances the art form while embodying the diversity, pioneering spirit and artistic sensibility unique to Los Angeles.

Our Vision
An engaged and enlightened community in which all members have the opportunity to collectively enjoy the rich aesthetic, emotional, intellectual and cultural experience of opera.

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