Opera Photography

Vibrant images of Opera Productions, Opera Houses Indoors and Outdoors, Behind the stage and rehearsals

ArenaPAL represent one of the world’s largest and most eclectic collections of opera production photography and related imagery including portraits, rehearsals and other behind-the-scenes activity. 

We exclusively represent the  Royal Opera House Collection -giving you direct access to the archives of one of the most prestigious arts venues in the world. We also represent the The Glyndebourne Collection which spans over 80 years of Glyndebourne Festival and Touring Opera, as well as the archives of production photographers of Garsington and Holland Park Opera.

We cover all of the leading opera houses including The New York Met, Houston Opera and the San Francisco Opera House in the USA; Australia's Sydney Opera House; The Bolshoi and Mariinsky Theatres in Russia; and famous European venues such as Teatro alla Scala in Italy, The Palais Garnier in France, The Deutsche Oper Berlin and Frankfurt Oper in Germany; as well as of course UK venues such as the Welsh National Opera, the English National Opera and the Royal Opera House.

There are images of all the great opera composers covering traditional works by George Friedrich Handel, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Gioacchino Rossini, Gaetano Donizetti, Vincenzo Bellini, Richard Wagner, Giuseppe Verdi, Giacomo Puccini and Richard Strauss, as well as the more modern by Arnold Schoenberg, Benjamin Britten, Michael Tippett, Alban Berg, Igor Stravinsky, Philip Glass, Simon Birtwistle and John Adams. Singers include Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo, Jose Carreras , Bryn Terfel, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Maria Callas, Janet Baker, Andreas Scholl, Kiri Te Kanawa, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Ian Bostridge, Joan Sutherland, Alfredo Kraus, Geraint Evans, Lucia Popp, Kathleen Ferrier, Magdalena Kozena, Anne Sofie von Otter, Felicity Lott, Ann Murray, Montserrat Caballe, Jessye Norman, John Tomlinson, Thomas Allen, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Fritz Wunderlich, Leontyne Price, Cecilia Bartoli, Enrico Caruso, Giuseppe Di Stefano, Jonas Kaufmann and many more.

We also represent images from major international agencies such as  Sputnik (RIA Novosti) (Russia), Roger-Violet (France), Topfoto (United Kingdom), Andia Pictures (France) and Ullstein bild (Germany). 

A huge choice of high resolution Opera images available now for immediate download and licensing 
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