Opera is an awesome spectacle that has bankrupt kings. This over-the-top entertainment may seem inaccessible to beginners, but we’ve got several online and print resources that can help get you started.
- Oxford Music Online - Learn about any specific opera, and get inspiration from this helpful and concise timeline of the history of opera.
- The History of Opera for Beginners
- Opera: the Basics
- Opera: a Critic’s Guide to the 100 Most Important Works and the Best Recordings