This luxurious book with abundant, opulent photos will make for the perfect gift for all opera lovers. A lavish, visual exploration of twenty-five of the world’s most beautiful opera houses. La Scala, the Bolchoï, le Palais Garnier-opera houses are mythical places that evoke dreams and creativity. For centuries, these temples of the arts have been dedicated to the creative work of Mozart, Verdi, Tchaikovsky and Nureyev, and have been designed to allow brilliant performers to display their talents amidst sumptuous costumes and sets. The opera houses featured in this book are located in cities that span the globe.