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Glyndebourne Festival Chorus

Works: 606 works in 1,897 publications in 4 languages and 24,300 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television programs  Operas  Parodies, imitations, etc  Popular music  Interviews  Live sound recordings  Music 
Roles: Performer, Singer, per, Actor, Musician
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Visual )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the Glyndebourne Festival Opera stage production of the Gershwins' classic musical drama Porgy and Bess, which portrays the lives of the occupants of Catfish Row. The television production was shot using the recording made of the 1989 production for its soundtrack
Porgy & Bess by George Gershwin( Recording )

50 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first complete recording of the opera based on Gershwin's original score, restoring the material cut by Gershwin during rehearsals for the New York premiere in 1935, was made by the Cleveland Orchestra under Lorin Maazel in 1976, in time for the U.S. Bicentennial"-Wikipedia (Feb 2007)
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

56 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schwarzkopf samlingen
The Marriage of Figaro a comic opera in 4 acts( Visual )

8 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in Italian and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera based on Beaumarchais' sequel to his Barber of Seville
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )

28 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Hall's production reveals Bizet's opera as a torrid drama of passion, blood, and squalor. Featuring Malcolm Walker, Marie McLaughlin, Barry McCauley, Xavier Depraz, Maria Ewing, and Elizabeth Collier
The Mikado by Arthur Sullivan( Recording )

26 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ohio Opera's 2008 Festival performance of Gilbert and Sullivan's classic opera includes all the music as well the complete dialogue
Don Giovanni dramma giocoso by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

27 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mozart's version of the Don Juan legend
The rake's progress by Igor Stravinsky( Visual )

37 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Rakewell leaves his country home and Anne the girl he loves, to seek his fortune in London. He unwittingly sells his soul to Nick Shadow in return for a year and a day's enjoyment in the city. When the day of reckoning comes, Tom has second thoughts and his strongest weapon is his love for Anne who has come to London to save him
L'incoronazione di Poppea by Claudio Monteverdi( Visual )

33 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the Roman Emperor, Nero's love affair with the scheming and seductive Poppea, with evil triumphing over good while the allegorical figures from the Prologue - Future, Virtue and Love look on
Death in Venice by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

24 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the grandeur and shabbiness of Venice in the grip of disease. Portrays the moral and physical degeneration of Aschenbach, the writer whose obsessive and self-devouring pursuit of beauty in the form of the boy Tadzio leads him to humiliation and death
Orfeo ed Euridice by Peter Hall( Visual )

14 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in Italian and held by 388 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
Giulio Cesare opera in three acts by George Frideric Handel( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of love and power set in the Middle East. Centers around Cleopatra's manipulation of Caesar and Ptolemy
The pirates of Penzance by Arthur Sullivan( Recording )

27 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First work recorded February, March, 1929; Second work recorded September, 1933
HMS Pinafore Trial by jury by Arthur Sullivan( Recording )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(1,2) BAKER, George (baritone). (1,2) CAMERON, John (baritone). (1,2) LEWIS, Richard (tenor). (1,2) BRANNIGAN, Owen (bass). (1) MILLIGAN, James (bass-baritone). (1,2) MORISON, Elsie (soprano). (1) THOMAS, Marjorie (contralto). (1) SINCLAIR, Monica (contralto)
Idomeneo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

32 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 364 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)
The gondoliers by Arthur Sullivan( Recording )

24 editions published between 1951 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le nozze di Figaro K. 492 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

23 editions published between 1935 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the entire opera
Madrigals by Claudio Monteverdi( Recording )

4 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in Undetermined and Italian and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vocal and instrumental ensemble
Albert Herring by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Albert - a gullible, naïve greengrocer lad who, much to his embarrassment, is made Village May King when it is realized there are no longer any girls with the necessary virtuous qualifications
Così fan tutte dramma giocoso in due atti by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

17 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young officers are challenged by an older bachelor that their fiancées could be unfaithful if given the chance
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Audience level: 0.39 (from 0.26 for Porgy and ... to 0.74 for Madrigals ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Choeur du Festival de Glyndebourne.

Chor des Glyndebourne Festivals.

Chór Festiwalu Operowego w Glyndebourne.

Chorus of the Glyndebourne Festival.

Coro del Festival di Glyndebourne.

Glyndebourne Chorus.

Glyndebourne Festival Choir.

Glyndebourne Festival Chorus

Glyndebourne Festival Opera

Glyndebourne festival opera Choeur

Glyndebourne Festival Opera Chorus.

Glyndebourne Festival Opera Company Choir

Glyndebourne Festival Opera Company Chorus

Glyndebourne Opera Chorus

The Glyndebourne Chorus.

English (212)

Italian (184)

French (23)

German (5)

Death in VeniceAlbert Herring