Definition of opera company in English:

opera company


  • A group of singers and musicians who perform in an opera together.

    ‘the star of the opera company’
    • ‘He helped me both with management and with getting my name out to opera companies.’
    • ‘We need opera companies to commission new operas.’
    • ‘He became a member of the opera company, and this led to an appointment with the Imperial Opera in St. Petersburg.’
    • ‘She establishes herself in the chorus of a Parisian opera company.’
    • ‘He spent much of his early life touring with his family in a travelling opera company.’
    • ‘I was second oboist in a touring opera company he was conducting.’
    • ‘Opera companies are lining up to stage the piece.’
    • ‘The opera company has toured from Italy to Japan with relatively traditional productions.’
    • ‘The island's opera company took a great deal of care to see that it did justice to this beloved masterpiece.’
    • ‘You'll seldom hear your local opera company attempt Norma, while La boheme and Carmen are perpetual fair game.’