|Burbank Civic Light Opera||Burbank|
|Casa Italiana Opera Co.||Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles)|
|Desert Opera Theatre||Palmdale|
|Guild Opera Co.||Hollywood (Los Angeles)|
|The Industry||Los Angeles|
|Long Beach Opera||Long Beach|
|Los Angeles Metropolitan Opera||Pacific Palisades (Los Angeles)|
|Los Angeles Opera||Los Angeles|
|Opera on Tap||Los Angeles|
|Opera UCLA||Los Angeles|
|Pacific Opera Project||Los Angeles|
|Santa Monica Civic Light Opera||Santa Monica|
|Vineyard Touring Opera Co.||Claremont|
The Long Beach Opera is the oldest opera company in Los Angeles County.
The Los Angeles Opera is the fourth largest opera company in the nation.
Among the distinguished artists nurtured by the L.A. Opera who have gone on to enjoy national recognition are Richard Bernstein, Greg Fedderly, Rodney Gilfry, Suzanna Guzman, and Paula Rasmussen.
Opera singer, television personality and native daughter Susanna Guzman had aspired to be an actress and rock singer prior to her career in opera.