Opera folks love this musical performance because of the unique thrilling experience it offers. Opera is performed live with the combination of dramatic narrative, music, and the range of the human voice. It makes opera the art form that comes closest to expressing pure emotion, which is passionate for many opera lovers. Many people would like to show their admiration in the form of giving gifts to opera lovers. The next question that might come to your mind is, what kind of gifts we should get for the opera lovers? Should it be something useful or unique? Can we just bring the usual gifts for them?
Depending on the situation and how close your relationship is, basically almost all gifts would work for opera lovers. But for a more thoughtful impression, you can try to get things that relate with opera. We have compiled 25 brilliant gifts for opera lovers that are leaving a thoughtful impression and perfect for every situation. Here’s the list.
1. White Pearl Binocular
Also called Opera Glasses, a theatre binocular usually used at Opera performance events to minimize image shake and maintain a large enough field of view (FOV). For a die-hard fan, giving this white pearl binocular would be a useful gift for opera lovers whenever they’re watching an opera performance. It has a frame made of glass and covered with mother of pearl. The vintage look added an antique vibe to the item.
2. Sydney Opera House Charm
For opera lovers who missed watching opera in Sydney Opera House – one of the world’s most famous and distinctive buildings – getting a sentimental thing such as Sydney Opera House charm would touch their heart. Although it can be sentimental for opera lovers, this charm has a unique shape which represents Sydney, and can be added to a necklace, bracelet, or keychain. Opera lovers must be really proud of getting this item.
3. Masquerade Lapel Pin
Wearing a lapel pin can be an indication of our affiliation with an organization or personal interest. Masque is commonly considered as being part of opera performance and getting a masquerade lapel pin would be a show-off item for opera lovers. It can be worn on clothing, especially on the lapel of the jacket, attached to the bag, or displayed on a piece of fabric.
4. It’s Almost Over Opera Shirt
Nothing can beat a t-shirt with opera singer logo as the highly representable gifts for opera lovers who want to tell the world that they are opera fans. The writing “It’s almost over,” on the front comes from a “Prima donna” of opera singers when they end the performance on a high note which makes the saying: “It’s not over until the fat lady sings”. The shirt emphasizes the fact that it’s never over, until it’s over.
5. “Opera is My Therapy” Tote Bag
For opera lovers who often spend their weekend watching opera shows, getting this tote bag would be the perfect companion for coming to the show. With a solid color base, it emphasizes the saying “Opera is my therapy,” which describes every opera fan who often goes to an opera show. It’s available in black and sand solid color.
6. Music Note Measuring Spoon Set
Classical singers such as opera and soprano singers know when to hit the high notes or low notes for an impeccable performance. For opera lovers, knowing the right note in every performance must be a thing to be proud of. You can bring their pride to the kitchen with this music note measuring spoon set. Just like an opera performance, every cooking ingredient should be measured perfectly for a delicious meal. The set features 4 spoons for ¼, ½, and 1 teaspoon, as well as 1 tablespoon measurement.
7. Handwritten Sheet Music Scarf
Let the world know how much they love music and opera with this handwritten sheet music scarf. The musical manuscripts are hand illustrated and printed on both sides. Each circular scarf is silk screened with beloved compositions to let the wearer feel the music rhythm wherever they go. This scarf is made from medium-weight cotton knit, with a comfy texture that keeps out the chill without being too heavy.
8. Major Scale Musical Wine Glasses Set
Planning on a mini party for opera-lover friends? Level up your party with this wine glasses set as one of the main attractions as well as gifts for your opera lover’s friend. The set includes 8 wine glasses with scales on each glass. Fill each glass to the desired note, run a finger around the rim, and congratulate everyone on creating a real concerto. The set includes sheet music for “Beautiful Dreamer” and a link to more songs.
9. Custom Song Wall Art
Turn their favorite classic opera song into a wall art and get it as a gift for them as opera lovers. This custom wall art is one-of-a-kind work that is made of wood. Artist Claudia Moldovan transforms the melody into this exquisite art by cutting wooden pieces in the exact shape of the song’s soundwave. Impress and make your friends, families or relatives feel special at the same time with highly special art as gifts for opera lovers.
10. Tosca Puccini iPhone Case
Many opera lovers must know the front cover of the Original 1899 libretto for Tosca by Puccini. Bring the iconic Tosca Puccini front cover into a phone case to protect your iPhone as well as being the admiration for such an iconic image of opera. The phone case has a solid back and flexible sides that make it easy to take on and off, with precisely aligned port openings.
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11. Evening Dress
Many women prefer wearing evening gowns for going to an opera show. For women who often watch opera, getting an elegant evening gown could be a suitable gift for opera lovers like them. This gown features a maxi length with crossover wrap and V neck. It has an empire waist and A-line silhouette for a slimmer look. It’s a versatile evening dress and very suitable for an opera show or as a cocktail dress, bridesmaid dress, semi formal dress or even as an elegant maternity dress.
12. Compact Binocular
Opera lovers who often watch an opera show in a grand theatre must know how important a binocular is for a clearer view. It’s so important that it will be a highly useful gift for opera lovers. This binocular is a foldable type, super compact and won’t take too much space, perfect to carry to the theatre. Featuring a 10x magnification with 22mm objective lens for a broad and clear vision.
13. Music Notes Necktie
Give this music notes necktie as gifts for opera lovers who go for an opera show. Let them bring more music into the air of the theatre with this necktie. It acts perfectly as a companion of a men’s suit, can be mixed and matched with many color variations. The musical notes are printed in golden color for a semi-formal look.
14. Musical Note Cufflinks
Wearing semi-formal man’s suit to an opera show will never go wrong. Add the musical vibe to the suit with musical cufflinks. Giving cufflinks with music notation shape will be an elegant décor to the suit. It’s made of alloy with a silver plated texture. Give this to your male friends, families or relatives who loves opera and encourage them to wear whenever they watch an opera show.
15. Musical Notes Earrings
For women, we have these musical note earrings as the perfect gifts for opera lovers. Perfectly paired with an evening gown for a semi-formal look to go to the opera theatre. The gold color base with Handset crystal stones around the earrings added more glamour into the look.
16. Musical Note Brooch
For your female friends, add the finishing touch to their opera dress with a shining musical note brooch for an ultimate musical vibe to go to the opera show. There are many designs to choose from and all of them have musical signs such as treble clef, eight note, beamed notes, and many more. The brooch is made of 100% alloy with beaded pearl and rhinestones for the sparkling effect.
17. Puccini T-Shirt
Opera lovers surely know who Puccini is, a notable figure in opera history. For more fun gifts for opera lovers, giving this Puccini t-shirt could be a good idea. It has fun writing that says, “Yes, I Speak Puccini,” where opera lovers would understand. The shirt has 3 fit types for men, women and youth, and is also available in 5 color options.
18. Opera Notebook
Opera singers are famous for their ability to reach very high notes. For opera lovers who also became a singer, this opera notebook can be an appreciation of their valuable talent as well as fun gifts for opera lovers. The notebook has a front cover with fun writings, “Don’t make me use my opera voice,” where we know how high the notes opera singers can hit. Despite the fun saying, it’s a normal notebook which they can use to take notes.
19. Candle with Theatrical Masks
This candle can be a luxurious decoration, perfect gifts for opera lovers who are looking for a decoration candle. The carved theatrical masks covering around the body of the candle are often associated with the popular novel and musical Phantom of Opera. It’s made of paraffin wax with an 8” height and 3,1” diameter size.
20. Sound of Music Wine Tumbler
The next gift for opera lovers who also enjoy sipping wine could be this sound of music wine tumbler. The wine tumbler has a beautiful design quoting: “Where words fail music speak to the soul”. Opera lovers would find this gift useful and relatable with the musical notes designed to express their love of classical music, especially opera. It’s made of high quality stainless steel with a sealing lid that keeps the drinks cold for more than 9 hours.
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21. Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall DVD
In celebration of the 25th Anniversary of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera, Cameron Mackintosh produced a spectacular musical staging performance. The show, set in the Victorian splendor of London’s legendary Royal Albert Hall features over 200 cast and orchestra as well as very special guest appearances. By giving this DVD as a gift for opera lovers, your family or friends who missed this big event can rewatch the grand opera performance.
22. “When Words Fail” Mug
Music is the universal language everyone can enjoy together. This might be the reason why some of your friends or family loves opera, because it unites people. For the very passionate opera lovers, get them this When Words Fail mug. It quotes: “When words fail, music speaks,” which is relatable to some opera lovers who think nothing better than opera and music. The mug is made of ceramic with an easy to grip handle for a comfortable use.
23. “Keep Calm and Love Opera” Thermal Mug
The very direct statement from opera lovers. This thermal mug quotes: “Keep Calm and Love Opera,” which will be the perfect gifts for opera lovers as a direct statement that they’ll always prefer opera. It’s made of stainless steel with a removable no spill lid rubber seal to retain heat inside the mug. There’s a drinking hole on the top for easier use.
24. “Her Majesty’s Theatre” Wall Art
This wall art is such an amazing artwork that opera lovers will be proud of getting this masterpiece. It’s a Giclee fine art print of Her Majesty’s Theatre-London – West End Theatre. The theatre has been home to many musical theatres including The Phantom of Opera. Opera lovers who often watch the performances here will be very happy receiving this wall art as an addition to any living room, kitchen and home wall art collection.
25. I Love My Soaps T-Shirt
The last idea you can get as gifts for opera lovers is this t-shirt. It features, “I Love My Soaps” with a red heart printed on the front. Opera lovers would know what exactly this joke is. The word soaps refer to the serial drama performed originally on a daytime radio or television program. It’s different from the opera performance that usually takes place in the theatre. Opera lovers must be laughing at this t-shirt.
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What to get someone who loves opera?
Opera lovers who often go out for a big opera performance would be really happy getting the vintage-style white pearl binocular or this foldable binocular for a more modern version. These two binoculars are highly useful in a big theatre to make their visibility clearer and wider point of view for the ultimate watching experience.
What do you get an opera singer for Christmas?
Christmas is one of the special days of the year. You would love to bring very special and thoughtful gifts for your special opera singer friends or family. Getting some items that relate to their job such as an opera notebook or t-shirt with opera singer logos could be the thoughtful gifts for opera singers you can bring.
What do you get someone who likes classical music?
Many of the gift ideas in our list are filled with items that can also be bought for someone who loves classical music. This music note measuring spoon set could be the example to bring the music to the kitchen. A handwritten sheet music scarf also a good idea so they would never leave the music everywhere they go.