We invite all of you, opera lovers, to enjoy an incredible combination of music, theatrical performance, and fantastic singing! And let us throw a cherry on top — you don’t even need to get off your couch and buy expensive tickets to enjoy all this, because we’ve put together this list of Best YouTube Opera Channels that features the world's most famous opera houses and performances. "Carmen", "The Phantom of the Opera", "La Traviata" and other masterpieces are waiting for you here. Enjoy!

1. Royal Opera House

353,468 subscribers
The Royal Opera House is the home of The Royal Ballet, The Royal Opera, and The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

2. The Phantom of the Opera

176,331 subscribers
Far beneath the majesty and splendor of the Paris Opera House, hides the Phantom in a shadowy existence. Shamed by his physical appearance and feared by all, the love he holds for his beautiful protégée Christine Daaé is so strong that even her heart cannot resist. The musical opened at Her Majesty’s Theatre on 9 October 1986 with Michael Crawford and Sarah Brightman in the leading roles, and there have been dozens of productions worldwide since then. Now in its 30th record-breaking year, The Phantom of the Opera continues to captivate audiences at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London’s West End, after more than 11,000 performances.

3. Metropolitan Opera

65,263 subscribers
The Metropolitan Opera is a vibrant home for the world's most creative and talented artists working in opera, including singers, conductors, composers, orchestra musicians, stage directors, designers, visual artists, choreographers, and dancers.

4. Sydney Opera House

26,027 subscribers
The official YouTube channel of Sydney Opera House — an Australian icon and one of the busiest performing arts centers in the world. Here you will find exclusive trailers, behind the scenes content and stories from beneath the sails. With over 40 shows a week at the Sydney Opera House there's something for everyone.

5. LA Opera

3,586 subscribers
Now in its 30th season, LA Opera has become, under the leadership of Plácido Domingo, the United States' fourth largest opera company that "...stands out as a newly important force in American Opera." (Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times).

6. Teatro alla Scala

12,550 subscribers
The Opera House making history since 1778.

7. Dynamic Opera Classic

1,964 subscribers
Dynamic is the most exclusive Italian label for classical music & opera. Established in 1978 and celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, Dynamic is an independent record label with offices in Villa Quartara, located on the quiet Righi hill overlooking Genoa. Its production schedule embraces the entire field of classical music but focuses chiefly on the immense heritage of Italian and European music of the 18th and 19th centuries, especially opera and works for violin. Dynamic also specializes in world première recordings and works that stand outside the traditional repertoire.

8. OperaVision

6,270 subscribers
Watch live streams as the operas themselves unfold in the opera house. View your favorite performances, subtitled, on demand. Learn about the art form and specific productions by browsing our richly populated digital library, stories, and articles. Discover resources for young audiences and for artistic career development. All multilingual (English, French, and German), beautifully curated, and free to use and enjoy.

9. SeattleOpera

1,760 subscribers
Seattle Opera is an opera company located in Seattle, Washington. Founded in 1963 by Glynn Ross, who served as the company's first general director through 1983, Seattle Opera's season runs from August to late May, with five or six operas offered and with eight to ten performances each, often with double casts in major roles to allow for successive evening presentations.

10. Royal Opera House Muscat

1,620 subscribers
ROHM is the leading arts and culture organization in the Sultanate of Oman. Located in Muscat, Oman, the vision of the Opera House is to serve as a center of excellence in global cultural engagement.

11. Opéra national de Paris

24,416 subscribers
Find the whole world of the Opera Bastille and the Palais Garnier on video. Operas, ballets, concerts, trailers, and extracts from the performances, interviews, backstage, web documentaries...

12. Victorian Opera

297 subscribers
Be inspired and amazed by the wonderful world of opera. Explore Victorian Opera with our behind-the-scenes clips, music and stories.