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Plowright, Rosalind

Overview
Works: 178 works in 486 publications in 4 languages and 5,105 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Operas  Film adaptations  Motion picture music  Filmed operas  Musical settings  Television adaptations  Filmed performances 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Vocalist, Interviewee, Author, Actor
Classifications: M1500.V47, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Rosalind Plowright
Les contes d'Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach( )

20 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pierre Monteux, a master of French repertoire, conducts in this 1955 performance of Offenbach's Les Contes d'Hoffman. This Metropolitan Opera production features an all-star cast that includes Rise Stevens, Richard Tucker, Roberta Peters, and Lucine Amara
Elijah by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( Recording )

16 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

57 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

EMI: Cdh 7 61052 2
Hänsel & Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck( Recording )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the only food in the house--a jug of milk--gets spilled by accident, the children are sent into the forest by their angry mother to gather strawberries for supper--with almost fatal consequences. Humperdinck's adaptation of the Brothers Grimm's beloved fairy tale stars Angelika Kirchschlager and Miah Persson as the siblings of the title. Having lost their way in the woods, they encounter a strange old lady who lives in a house filled with sweets--played by the late Philip Langridge in his final operatic appearance. Fabio Luisi conducts
Not the Messiah he's a very naughty boy( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Monty Python troupe reunites on stage for a one-night-only performance of a musical adaptation of their film Life of Brian which tells the story of Brian Cohen, a young Jewish man who is born on the same day as, and next door to, Jesus Christ, and is subsequently mistaken for the Messiah
Mary Stuart by Gaetano Donizetti( )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il trittico three one-act operas by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

16 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in Italian and English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Il Tabarro an act of murder is the resolution for passion, infidelity and jealousy. Suor Angelica treats the banishment to a convent of a noblewoman who gives birth to a child without benefit of marriage and when she learns of the child's death commits suicide. In Gianni Schicchi the greedy family of a dying wealthy man conspires with a lawyer to obtain the dying man's wealth only to be doublecrossed by the lawyer
La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

36 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zinka Milanov, soprano ; Giuseppe di Stefano, tenor ; Leonard Warren, Bariton
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in Italian and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plot revolves around its two female characters. Acuzena is the daughter of a gypsy who, fifteen years before, was burned as a witch for cursing the young son of a nobleman. In revenge, Acuzena abducted the son to throw into the embers of the same fire, but, in her distress, threw in her own son. She has brought up the other child as her own. Leonora (Sutherland) is a lady-in-waiting at court who is loved by two men, the Count di Luna, who is the older son of the nobleman who had Acuzena's mother burned, and Manrico, the troubadour, and leader of the rebel forces engaged in civil war against the count. Tragedy results when the four come together
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in English and held by 214 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
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 214 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
Mary Stuart by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

16 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donizetti's operatic portrait of Mary, Queen of Scots is performed by the English National Opera. Dame Janet Baker assumes the title role and portrays a wide range of emotions in the scenes detailing the events which lead to the execution of the legendary Queen. This role marked Baker's farewell to the London operatic stage
Janet Baker sings scenes from Mary Stuart by Gaetano Donizetti( )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hansel and Gretel( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Eun-soo gets lost on a country road, he meets a mysterious girl and is led to her fairytale house in the middle of the forest. There, Eun-soo is trapped with the girl and her siblings, who never age. Eun-soo finally discovers a way out written in a fairytale book, but the book tells a story of none other than himself
Il trittico by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

13 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il tabarro: Suspecting his wife of unfaithfulness, Michele tries to win her back by reminding her of how she used to shelter under his cloak. Suor Angelica: Sister Angelica has taken the veil in expiation of a love affair that has produced a child. Gianni Schicchi: Relatives of the recently-dead Buoso Donati try to alter his will in their own favor
6 frühe Lieder Early songs ; Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen = Songs of a wayfarer ; Symphonie no. 2 : Auferstehungs-Symphonie = Resurrection by Gustav Mahler( Recording )

7 editions published in 1986 in German and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La vestale by Gaspare Spontini( Recording )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in French and Undetermined and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Vestale: Tragédie-lyrique en trois actes. Livret: Etienne de Jouy
Hansel and Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical adaptation of the classic fairy tale
La mort de Cléopâtre Herminie ; Béatrice et Bénédict ; Le roi Lear by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in French and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elijah op. 70 : (oratorio in 2 parts) by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Plowright, Rosalind Anne 1949-

Rosalind Plowright English opera singer

Languages
Italian (105)

English (69)

French (20)

German (18)