English Opera

English Opera may refer to:

  • English language opera
  • The Lyceum Theatre, London, commonly known as the "The English Opera" or "The English Opera House" until the 1840s.
  • The English Opera Company, managed by Louisa Pyne and William Harrison which set up residence in Covent Garden at the Royal Opera House
  • The Palace Theatre, London, originally named the Royal English Opera House was intended as a home for English Grand Opera
  • The English National Opera, an English opera company founded by Lilian Baylis, originally based at Sadler's Wells Theatre

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