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Corena, Fernando

Works: 588 works in 1,837 publications in 5 languages and 11,987 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Operas  Live sound recordings  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musical settings  Motion picture music  Excerpts  Marches (Music)  Music  Stories, plots, etc 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Other, per, Musician, Vocalist, Commentator
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works about Fernando Corena
Most widely held works by Fernando Corena
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

50 editions published between 1951 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This sensational new production of La boheme, the inspired concept of director Gale Edwards, is set in early 1930s Berlin, a city of liberal indulgence, glittering Spiegeltents and glitzy cabaret clubs, where no excess is considered too much
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

103 editions published between 1951 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book (125 p. :
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

81 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schwarzkopf samlingen
The barber of Seville by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

30 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This abridged holiday presentation for families of opera's most popular comedy, sung in English, features a cast of youthful Met stars: Isabel Leonard is the feisty Rosina, Alek Shrader is her suitor, Count Almaviva, and Rodion Pogossov is Figaro, the resourceful barber of the title. John Del Carlo sings as Rosina's foolish guardian, Dr. Bartolo, and Yves Abel conducts
Don Pasquale by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

79 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a wealthy old bachelor decides to take a pretty young wife, he is--this being opera--in for trouble. Especially when that wife is the enchanting Reri Grist. Fernando Corena sings the matrimonially inclined title hero, whose plan to disinherit his nephew--the suave, mesmerizing Alfredo Kraus--backfires with more than a little help from Tom Krause's Dr. Malatesta
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

23 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madama Butterfly concerns the disastrous results of a young American naval officer's marriage to a pretty geisha
L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

53 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Schippers leads a superlative cast in one of Donizetti's most beloved comic operas. This two disc set was taken from a live performance on March 5, 1966 and features Carlo Bergonzi as Nemorino and Roberta Peters as Adina
La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

31 editions published between 1952 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zinka Milanov, soprano ; Giuseppe di Stefano, tenor ; Leonard Warren, Bariton
L'Italiana in Algeri by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

45 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

BERGANZA, Teresa (soprano). ALVA, Luigi (tenor). CORENA, Fernando (bass). PANERAI, Rolando (bass). TAVOLACCINI, Giuliana (soprano). PACE, Miti Truccato (mezzo-soprano). MONTARSOLO, Paolo (bass-baritone). CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA OF THE MAGGIO MUSICALE FLORENTINO. VARVISO, Silvio (conductor)
Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

60 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a cast like this you can't help falling in love all over again with The barber of Seville. The marvelous Hermann Prey is Figaro, a guy you wouldn't buy a used car from, but he's great to have on your side considering he can charm anyone out of anything. The sensational Marilyn Horne (Rosina) and Enrico Di Giuseppe (a love-struck Count Almaviva) immediately enlist him in their quest to foil Fernando Corena (Dr. Bartolo) so they can marry. With James Levine conducting, it's all just sensational
Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

46 editions published between 1937 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini's opera about a pair of doomed lovers
Le nozze di Figaro K. 492 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

38 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the entire opera
Il trittico by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

34 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Andrea Chénier by Umberto Giordano( Recording )

18 editions published between 1958 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tale of the young poet and his tragic life and death during the French Revolution
La sonnambula by Vincenzo Bellini( Recording )

16 editions published between 1963 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The extraordinary Diana Damrau brings aching lyricism and coloratura fireworks to the role of Amina, the innocent village girl whose sleepwalking causes misunderstandings that almost prevent her marriage to the handsome Elvino, sung by new bel canto star tenor Javier Camarena. Michele Pertusi is Count Rodolfo, and Marco Armiliato conducts Bellini's melodious score
William Tell by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

12 editions published between 1952 and 1977 in Italian and English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instrumental selection
Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi( )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in Italian and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi's last work is his only major comedy and one of his crowning glories. Judith Raskin and Luigi Alva are the enchanting Fenton and Nannetta who want to be married even though her father, Ford (Frank Guarrera), objects. Ford's wife Alice (Phyllis Curtin) is being wooed by Falstaff (Ezio Flagello) who is also interested in Meg Page (Mildred Miller). Fortunately Dame Quickly (Fedora Barbieri) is a match for Falstaff and teaches him a lesson
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

23 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coinciding with the 200th anniversary of Giuseppe Verdi's birthday, CSO Resound releases its second recording with Maestro Riccardo Muti featuring Verdi's second-to-last opera, Otello. Recorded live in concert at Symphony Center in 2011
La Clementina by Luigi Boccherini( )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

42 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of Verdi's opera in which the love of the enslaved Ethiopian princess for an Egyptian general brings tragedy to all involved
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Alternative Names
Corena, F. 1916-1984

Fernando Corena artiste lyrique

Fernando Corena basso svizzero

Fernando Corena Italian-Turkish Swiss singer

Fernando Corena Schweizer Opernsnger