Tourist industry professionals
A must-see for all visitors to Lyon!
The Opera House, located in the heart of Lyon, is one of the most notable examples of 20th-century architecture.
Opera, dance, classical concerts and contemporary music: the Opera House hosts more than 110 shows and welcomes nearly 220,000 spectators every year.
● An Orchestra of 62 musicians
● A Chorus of 35 singers
● A Children’s Chorus of 101 children
● A Ballet Company of 32 dancers
● A Studio Programme for 21 young singers
The Lyon Opera House was named Opera House of the Year 2017 by Opernwelt, citing “consistent artistic excellence, a policy of openness and accessibility and the originality that make Lyon one of the most inventive and youthful opera houses in Europe".
The Lyon Opera Housealso won the Oper! 2019 award for best production for Tchaikovsky’s The Enchantress, directed by Andriy Zholdak and conducted by Daniele Rustioni.
From the House of the Dead by LeošJanáček, directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski and performed at the Lyon OperaHouse in January 2019, was named Best New Production 2019 at the International Opera Awards.