Opera Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Women Composers & Their Operas?

By David Salazar

February 3 marks the anniversary of the world premiere of “La Liberazione di Ruggiero,” the first opera composed by a woman, Francesca Caccini.

History shows us that there have been a number of women composers in opera, and recent decades have seen that number increase. And yet, many still do not know about the women composers and their works. So here is a little quiz to see how much you know (or don’t) about how women have contributed to opera as composers.



Opera Quiz