At the end of 1993, Silent Bard, a musician with classical background, joined the line-up on keyboard. The band released its first full album, The Call of the Wood, in 1995 under Miscarriage Records. The album contains 5 long songs and has a play time of about 60 minutes. After the CD was released, Opera IX replaced the keyboard player with a new member: Triskent.
Opera participated in A Call To Irons an Iron Maiden tribute album, also for Miscarriage Records. The cover chosen by the band was "The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner". Other bands on the album included Vital Remains and Absu.
In April 1998 the band's second full-length album Sacro Culto was released by the Belgian label Shiver Records. There are six songs in total, for a duration of 70 minutes. The new keyboardist on the album is Lunaris. The CD was presented in digipak format and a video was made for "Fronds of the Ancient Walnut".
In the year 2000, Opera IX signed to Avantgarde Music. In January of the following year they recorded their third album, The Black Opera - Simphoniae Misteriorum in Laude Tenebrarum, at the Underground studios in Sweden. Black Opera sold approximately 18,000 copies. In September 2001 Avantgarde released a remastered The Call of the Wood with new cover artwork and two bonus tracks: "Rimes About Dying Stones" and "Born In The Grave".
Flegias and Cadaveria left the band to form a new musical project, Cadaveria. Opera IX reformed with Taranis on drums and Madras on vocals. Their fourth album, entitled Maleventum, is a concept album about witchcraft and paganism. It was recorded in January 2002 at The Damage inc studios in Ventimiglia.
Madras and Taranis left the band at the same time it was finishing the new album Anphisbena. As of December 2003, the current Opera IX line up features M The Bard on vocals and Dalamar on drums.
Suonate À Doi, Violino & Violadagamba, Con Cembalo, Opera Prima/ suonate À Due, Violino et Violadagamba Con Cembalo, Opera secunda/ Pièces En Trio Pour Les Flutes, Violon, & Dessus De viole/ Clavier Uebung Bestehend Im Praeludio, Fuga, Allemande, Courante, Sarabande Und Gigue/ Harmonice Musices Odhecaton A/ Six Solos for a Violoncello with a Thorough Bass for the Harpsichord, Opera IX/ Six Sonatas for Violoncello and Keyboard, Opp. 9
Jun 01, 2004; Dieterich Buxtehude. VII. suonatc a do i, violino & violadagamba, con cembalo, opera prima. Edited by Eva Linfield. (Critical...