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Opera West

Opera West was an opera company, established in 1993 and from 2006 integrated in The New Opera.

From and including August 2012 The New Opera changed its name into Bergen National Opera.


(Objekt ID 9767)
Object type Organization
Organization type Artist company
Main focus Opera
Established 1993 (closed 2006)
Website Den Nye Opera

Contact information

Address Bergen, Norway

Other information

Legal entity Limited liability company/AS or ASA

From the start Opera West specialised in development and production of recently written opera works, and the company's history shows 24 complete stage productions of operas, of which about half were built from idea to complete production. Opera West was behind the projects Operatoriet (an opera laboratory) and AdOpera! (an opera network).


The New Opera, dennyeopera.no, 01.12.2010, http://www.dennyeopera.no/?page=8&show=32

Own productions (11)
Title Premiere
Europeras 3&4 – Navember 14, 2001
Nokon kjem til å komme – Navember 25, 2000
Nokon kjem til å komme – October 6, 2000
Cavalleria Rusticana – 2000
Sera – October 8, 1999
Le Villi – 1999
The Glass Menagerie – October 8, 1998
The Man Who Mistook his Wife for a Hat – December 4, 1996
The Fall of the House of Usher
Ibsens smårips + September
Co-productions (1)
Title Premiere
Arien Album – 1994 – Passage Nord Project