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Glyndebourne Festival Opera Company

Overview
Works: 494 works in 1,084 publications in 6 languages and 12,387 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Musical settings  Operas  Parodies, imitations, etc  Interviews  Musical films  History  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Performer, Production personnel, Singer, Producer
Classifications: M1500.M69, 782.1
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The Marriage of Figaro a comic opera in 4 acts( Visual )

7 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in Italian and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera based on Beaumarchais' sequel to his Barber of Seville
The making of an opera : Don Giovanni at Glyndebourne by John Higgins( Book )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )

15 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bizet opera performed by the Glyndebourne Festival Opera about a gypsy who has an affair with a lieutenant and a toreador
Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in Italian and English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mozart's comedy presents a scenario where society overcomes its differences - social, sexual, generational - through the exercise of the humane values of mutual understanding, respect and forgiveness
Orfeo ed Euridice by Peter Hall( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in Italian and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Janet Baker stars in Peter Hall's acclaimed Glyndebourne Festival staging of Gluck's 18th century masterpiece. Janet Baker gives one of her finest portrayals as Orfeo, with Elisabeth Speiser as Euridice and Elizabeth Gale as Amore
Lulu by Alban Berg( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in German and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on a pair of once-banned plays by the fin de siècle satirist Frank Wedekind, Alban Berg's operatic swansong charts the rise and fall of a femme fatale, a serial seductress, from life as a society heiress to prostitution and eventual death at the hands of Jack the Ripper"--Container
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in Italian and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the courtesan Violetta's doomed love for a poor nobleman
Don Giovanni dramma giocoso by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

7 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in Italian and English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mozart's version of the Don Juan legend
Jenůfa by Leoš Janáček( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in Czech and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An embittered widow drowns her infant grandson to save her beloved stepdaughter from the shame and hardship of raising an illegitimate child
Idomeneo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

11 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in Italian and English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A splendid keepsake of a production which must surely rank among Glyndebourne's greatest, a noble performance of the work in which Mozart's dramatic genius first attained its full stature." -- Thomas Heinitz, Saturday Review. (cover)
L'Ormindo by Pier Francesco Cavalli( Recording )

8 editions published between 1969 and 1995 in Italian and English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Wakefield, tenor Peter-Christph Runge, baritone Isabel Garcisanz, soprano Hanneke Van Bork, soprano Jean Allister, contralto Hugues Cuenod, tenor Anne Howells, mezzo-soprano Jane Berbie, mezzo-soprano Federico Davia, bass Richard van Allan, bass London Philharmonic Orchestra Raymond Leppard, director
Gianni Schicchi by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Italian and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this new production, filmed live at the Glyndebourne Opera House, Alessandro Corbelli takes the title role in Annabel Arden's whirlwind production of Puccini's compact opera
Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in Italian and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Figaro, the title character, is a matchmaker and man about town as well as a barber. He devises a way to get Rosina to marry Almaviva instead of her guardian, to whom she is already engaged
Benjamin Britten's A midsummer night's dream by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glyndebourne's production of Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream is pure magic. Starring James Bowman, Ileana Cotrubas, Curt Appelgren, with music by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Bernard Haitink
Where the wild things are by Oliver Knussen( Visual )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy named Max is creating chaos around the house. His exasperated mother sends him to bed without any supper. In his bedroom Max conjures up a fantasy world of forest and sea, and sails to the Land of the Wild Things to let the wild rumpus start
L'incoronazione di Poppea by Claudio Monteverdi( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in Italian and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Often considered Monteverdi's best opera, L'Incoronizione de Popea tells the amoral story of the Roman Emperor Nero's love affair with the scheming and seductive Poppea
Mozart's The magic flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in German and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mozart at the Glyndebourne with Bernard Haitink conducting the London Philharmonic and unusual set design by David Hockney
Mozart's The magic flute( Visual )

3 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in German and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young prince Tamino is being pursued by a horrible snake and finds himself in the lands belonging to the Queen of the Night. After the Queen's Ladies help kill the snake, Tamino meets Papageno, the Queen's bird catcher. It is revealed to Tamino that a distant king, Sarastro, has abducted the Queen's beautiful daughter, Pamina. After seeing her portrait, Tamino quickly falls in love. With the help of a magic flute, given to him by the Queen, Tamino and Papageno go on a quest to save Pamina. Meanwhile, in Sarastro's palace, Pamina is being tormented by the slavekeeper, Monostatos. Tamino and Papageno arrive and are surprised to find that Sarastro is not the cruel tyrant they thought. It turns out that Sarastro abducted Pamina because the gods had intended that she was to marry Tamino. After passing a series of tests by the Priests, Tamino is granted Pamina's hand
La clemenza di Tito opera seria in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in Italian and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this performance of Mozart's last opera, Nicholas Hytner's staging for the Glyndebourne Festival Opera sheds new light on a story of passion that overrides loyalty and integrity that is tested to the extreme
The Makropulos case by Leoš Janáček( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in Czech and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Makropulos case focuses on the issue of longevity - the pros and cons of living for 337 years, as happens to the mysterious Emilia Marty, the sexually irresistible prima donna who's seen it all and done it all
 
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Alternative Names
Glyndebourne Mozart Opera Company

Glyndebourne Mozart Opera Festival

Languages
Italian (71)

English (41)

German (15)

Czech (15)

French (10)

Finnish (1)

Covers
Glyndebourne : an operatic miracle