How well do you know opera? Take our quiz!

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Monika Bohinec (l.), Anna Gabler (second from l.), Roberto Sacca (second from r.), and Peter Sonn (r.). perform during a dress rehearsal of Richard Wagner's opera 'Die Meistersinger von Nuernberg' in Salzburg.

Opera is one of the most powerful art forms in Western culture. Full of laughter, tears, and dramatic music, it has entranced audiences worldwide for over 400 years. But how well do you know opera? Take our quiz and find out!

1. The first opera premiered in Italy in 1598. What was the name of the opera?

Melanie Stetson Freeman
A view of the Grand Canal is visible through a metal screen from a window in the Peggy Gugenheim Museum, on November 15, 2012 in Venice, Italy.



'Die Meistersinger'

'Les Troyens'

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