Most Frequently Produced Operas in North America

Updated August 5, 2020 | Infoplease Staff

Over the Past Ten Seasons,
1996–1997 through 2005–2006

Opera (composer)No. of
La bohème (Puccini)300
La traviata (Verdi)281
Madama Butterfly (Puccini)272
Carmen (Bizet)250
Tosca (Puccini) 204
Don Giovanni (Mozart)201
Rigoletto (Verdi)171
The Barber of Seville (Rossini) 138
The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart)105
Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti)95

Most-Produced Works of
the 2005–2006 Season

Opera (composer)No. of
The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart) 19
The Magic Flute (Mozart) 19
Tosca (Puccini) 18
Madama Butterfly (Puccini)17
The Barber of Seville (Rossini) 17
La bohème (Puccini) 16
Carmen (Bizet)16
La traviata (Verdi)16
Rigoletto (Verdi)15
Don Giovanni (Mozart)14
Source: Opera America. Web: .

U.S. Opera CompaniesPerforming ArtsFavorite Opera Stories
Performing Arts
Sources +