If you are looking for the best gifts for opera lovers, you came to the right place. In today’s post, you will find the 25 best opera lover gifts. From unique pieces of wall art to books about opera and from practical opera gifts for travelers to gifts for phone addicts. You will find something for everyone!
Are you short on time?
Have a look at the editor’s top three gifts for opera lovers by budget.
- Large budgets: ticket to an opera show (#1)
- Mid budgets: opera-themed scarf (#14)
- Small budgets: coloring book for adults with opera theme (#25)
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Large budget gifts for opera lovers
#1 Tickets to see an opera
I will start this list with what’s probably one of the best opera lover gifts; a ticket to an opera.
On the website Music & Opera, you can find tickets to shows around the world. So you can either buy tickets for a show close to the recipient’s home. Or if you have a larger budget, you can buy a ticket for an opera in a famous opera house and take the recipient on a trip. And if you decide to take them on a trip, you should definitely also include the next gift.
#2 Opera house tours
Tours around famous opera houses are also great opera lover gifts. It’s even better if you combine it with the previous gift. Because watching an opera performance is even cooler if you understand what’s happening behind the screens too.
Though, I am sure that opera lovers will also be incredibly happy with just a tour around an opera house, without watching a performance.
You can check out Viator to find tours to famous opera houses, such as the Sydney Opera House or La Scala Opera in Milan.
#3 Phantom of the opera clock
This is one of the most unique opera lover gifts; a clock of the Phantom of the Opera.
It’s made from an old vinyl record and makes a beautiful piece of wall art.
For more opera gift ideas for the home, check out gift #12.
#4 Opera-themed passport cover
Are you looking for unique opera lover gifts for people who also love to travel?
Then this passport cover with the State opera house of Vienna is a great idea.
It’s a beautiful way to protect their passport and show their love for the opera. And it’s a fun gift idea for people who love Austria and Vienna.
#5 Opera-themed water bottle
Do you need opera lover gifts for someone who loves Tosca?
Then this water bottle with the vintage poster of Tosca is the gift you need.
It’s also a great gift for someone who lives sustainably. The recipient can replace plastic water bottles with this stainless steel water bottle.
There are nearly 100 different opera-themed bottles on Zazzle, so if the recipient is not a big fan of Tosca, head over to Zazzle for more options.
#6 Opera-themed phone case
This is one of the best opera lover gifts for people who are addicted to their phones; a phone case with an opera theme!
There are over 500 different phone cases to choose from on Zazzle. And if you don’t want to browse through all these options, you can go for the one of La Scala opera house in Milan.
For more affordable opera gifts for phone addicts, check out #16.
Mid budget gifts for opera lovers
#7 Books about opera
100 great operas and their stories: act by act synopses
Are you looking for gifts for opera lovers who want to understand everything from their favorite operas? This book covers each act of the 100 most famous operas.
The new book of opera anecdotes
This is the 2020 edition of the Opera Anecdotes book and includes stories from new opera singers who weren’t included in the 1985 edition.
A history of opera
This is one of the best gifts for opera lovers and history buffs. A book about how the art of opera started and changed over the years.
#8 Tosca by Giocomo Puccini shirt
Do you need opera more gifts for someone who is obsessed with Giocomo Puccini? And specifically with Tosca?
Then this shirt is the gift you need! It’s a great gift to pair with the Tosca water bottle.
#9 Opera-themed travel mug
Are you looking for opera lover gifts for people who also love coffee?
Then one of the 200+ opera-themed travel mugs on Zazzle is a great gift idea.
And for gifts for opera singers, the travel mug with the life cycle of an opera singer is a fun gift.
#10 Opera jigsaw puzzle
This 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle of vintage opera posters is one of the best opera lover gifts for people’s homes.
They can keep themselves entertained even when they’re not going to the theatres.
For more gifts for opera lovers’ homes, check out #12. And for puzzle lovers, check out the puzzle gift guide.
These fancy binoculars are great gifts for opera lovers who love going to the opera in style.
It includes a handle to make them easier to hold and the vintage look makes them perfect to take to the theatre.
#12 Opera posters
Opera posters are great gifts for opera lovers who want to bring a bit of opera to their homes.
You can find posters from pretty much any famous opera performance. So all you have to do is find out which opera is their favorite and then head over to Amazon to find that poster.
If you are looking for gifts for someone who loves Mozart’s The Magic Flute, then this is the poster you need.
#13 Opera-themed socks
Socks are the most random, but fun opera gifts.
You can find over 30 different opera-themed socks on Zazzle or simply go for these ones with a sheet of music and theatre masks.
#14 Opera theatre scarf
This is one of the most unique gifts for opera lovers. An infinity scarf with an opera theatre pattern.
It’s a rather small infinity scarf, so it’s more of a fashion accessory than a scarf to keep the recipient warm, but it’s definitly the most unique accessory for opera lovers.
Oh and one more thing to keep in mind is that the print and the colors may vary per scarf, so they can look slightly different than the one in the photo.
Small budget gifts for opera lovers
#15 Opera-themed tote bag
If you are looking for opera lover gifts for people who care about the environment, one of the 500+ opera-themed tote bags on Zazzle is what you need!
The recipient can replace all his or her plastic bags with environmentally friendly and cool opera bags.
I quite liked the one with “What would life be without a little opera”, but there are plenty of different options you can choose from.
#16 Opera-themed phone ring
This is another one of the great opera gifts for phone addicts. A phone ring holder in opera theme. You can find 21 different rings on Zazzle or go for the one with “Ask me about opera”.
And if you are wondering what a phone ring is for. It’s a practical accessory for a better grip when holding your phone in your hand or on a table when you’re watching a video.
#17 Wagner’s Ring playing cards
Are you looking for opera gifts for people who love playing games?
Then a deck of cards with an opera theme is a fun gift idea.
One example is this deck of cards of Wagner’s famous work of Der Ring des Nibelungen.
#18 Opera singing class
This is one of the best gifts for opera lovers who also enjoy singing.
This online class on Udemy is given by a master in opera singing and is for everyone who wants to learn how to sing. the course is not limited to opera singing, but it’s a great start for someone who wants to learn how to sing opera. And what’s great about this course is that no prior experience is needed. All the basics, from using your body and voice to the different voice resonators will be covered.
#19 Italian opera arias translations
This is one of the best gifts for opera lovers who would love to learn what their favorite Italian operas are actually about.
It includes translations from arias of the 29 most famous Italian operas, from Verdi and Puccini to Mozart and Donizetti.
#20 Opera-themed luggage tags
The 112 different opera-themed luggage tags on Zazzle are also great opera lover gifts for people who travel a lot.
They can always identify their bags with this cool opera-themed tag.
And if the recipient loves Aida, then this is the tag you need.
#21 Online comic opera appreciation class
This is one of the great opera lover gifts for people who love learning more about operas.
This online course teaches them everything there is to know about Italian comic operas. From the history to typical comic opera techniques, they will learn all the ins and outs of this genre.
#22 Opera-themed keychain
Are you looking for small gifts for opera lovers?
And do they happen to be a big fan of The Phantom of the Opera?
Then this keychain is a great gift idea.
It includes part of the lyrics from the song The Music of The Night and it’s a great gift to give to someone you love.
#23 Opera notebook
Are you looking for small and simple gifts for opera lovers?
Then an opera-themed notebook is a great gift. A notebook will always come in handy and with a fun cover, such as this Eat, Sleep, Opera, Repeat notebook, it’s great for people who love opera.
#24 Opera gifts for women: necklace
This cute necklace is one of the best opera gifts for women.
It’s the classic phantom of the opera mask, but even for someone who is not a big fan, the mask is also a typical symbol for theatre and opera in general which makes it such a great gift for any opera lover.
#25 Opera-themed coloring book
Did you know that coloring books for adults can help to reduce stress and anxiety?
It’s what makes them great gifts for people who need more time to relax or people who are into meditation.
So if you are looking for gifts for opera lovers who could use some quiet and relaxation time, a coloring book with an opera theme is the gift you need.
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Final note on opera lover gifts
Alright, these were the 25 best opera gifts! Are still not sure which gift you should buy? Have a look a the editor’s top three by budget.