St. Louis Opera Calendar

St. Louis is the proud home of multiple opera companies, each dedicated to enriching the community and providing the region with a variety of opera experiences all year round.


Operas in St. Louis 2017-2018

January 27,29 – La Cenerentola, Winter Opera
March 3,5 – Carmen, Winter Opera
May 20,26, June 1,3,7,11,14,24 – Madame Butterfly, OTSL
May 27,31, June 9,15,17,21,25 – The Grapes of Wrath, OTSL
June 4,8,10,17,21,23 – The Trial, OTSL
June 10,14,16,18,22,24 – La clemenza di Tito, OTSL
June 16,17 – Mayhem à la Femme, Gateway Opera
July 7,8,14,15 – Albert Herring, Union Avenue
July 28,29, August 4,5 – Carousel, Union Avenue
August 18,19,25,26 – Hänsel und Gretel, Union Avenue


St. Louis Opera Companies

Winter Opera Saint Louis

Winter Opera provides St. Louis with world-class operatic performances during the winter months.
Performs classic full-length operas in their original languages with English supertitles.Performs at The Skip Viragh Center for the Arts, a beautiful 1,000 seat theater in Chaminade College Preparatory School in Creve Coeur.Productions held in late fall through early

Union Avenue Opera

Union Avenue Opera provides affordable opera experiences in original languages to audiences that reflect the breadth and diversity of the St. Louis region.
Performs classic and modern full-length operas in original languages with English supertitles.Performs at Union Avenue Christian Church, a gorgeous sanctuary theater complete with padded seats, sunken orchestra pit, and incredible acoustics. Located just north of Forest Park.Productions held July through

Gateway Opera

Gateway Opera brings an innovative opera experience to St. Louis and reaches new audiences.
Performs short operas, new operas, and innovative operas in English.Performs in smaller 200-seat or less settings.Productions held late spring through early summer.

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

Every summer the opera world descends on St. Louis for OTSL’s short festival season of world premieres, American premieres, and some of the best opera performances available in the United States.
Performs classic and modern full-length operas in English, with English supertitles.Performs at the Loretto-Hilton Center, a 987-seat theater in Webster Groves.Productions held late May through


This is a comprehensive calendar of opera productions in the region, maintained and updated by Gateway Opera. Know of another opera performance in the St. Louis region? Contact Us and we’ll add it to the St. Louis opera calendar.