WorldCat Identities

Shicoff, Neil

Overview
Works: 243 works in 753 publications in 6 languages and 6,877 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Televised operas  Live sound recordings  Nonfiction television programs  Television adaptations  Operas  Film adaptations  Opera films  Filmed operas  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Vocalist, Other, Commentator, Musician, Artist
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Neil Shicoff
 
Most widely held works by Neil Shicoff
Les contes d'Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach( )

30 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoffman drunk in a tavern is coerced by a group of student to tell them tales and stories of his love life. After telling the stories, he awakes to see Stella, his secret new love in the arms of his rival Counsellor Lindorf
Attila by Giuseppe Verdi( )

32 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il trittico by Giacomo Puccini( )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first work is a love tale set among the poor bargemen of Paris. The second work relates the story of a nun's suicide. The third work is a humorous story of greedy relatives who manipulate a dead man's will
Great tenors of the century( Recording )

2 editions published in 1999 in No Linguistic content and Italian and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eugen Onegin by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Recording )

22 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

46 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in 7 languages and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love story set in the Latin Quarter in Paris amongst the Bohemian students
Eugene Onegin by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Recording )

22 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When young, innocent Tatiana (Karita Mattila) meets the handsome Eugene Onegin (Thomas Hampson), she falls in love almost immediately. In one of Russian opera's most memorable solo scenes, she pours out her heart in a passionate letter to Onegin--only to be coldly rejected. When the two meet again several years later, Tatiana has become the elegant wife of wealthy Prince Gremin (James Morris), and it is Onegin's turn to beg for her love. Piotr Beczala is Onegin's unlucky friend, Lenski
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Recording )

39 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This production was recorded in the Teatro di San Carlo di Napoli in 1960 and is sung in Italian. This CD set also includes excerpts from two other productions; one with Giuletta Simionato as Carmen, recorded in Palermo in 1959 (sung in Italian) and one with Simionato as Carmen and Di Stefano as Don José recorded in La Scala Milan in 1955 and conducted by Karajan
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This recording contains the complete opera sung in Italian. The book contains the complete text of the libretto with annotations in both English and Italian and a critical historical commentary. The text also includes the background of the composer, biographies of the principal singers and conductor
Macbeth by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

28 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Macbeth and Banquo encounter three prophesying witches on their journey home from battle. Macbeth's ambitions are kindled by the witches' prediction that he will someday be king. In an effort to hasten the prophecy, he and Lady Macbeth plot the murders of those in the way. Under the strain of the heinous crimes, Lady Macbeth dies and Macbeth edges toward insanity. In the tragic climax, Macbeth is killed in a duel and Malcolm becomes king
Les contes d'Hoffmann : highlights by Jacques Offenbach( )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in French and German and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

38 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This recording contains the complete opera sung in Italian. The book contains the complete text of the libretto with annotations in both English and Italian and a critical historical commentary. The text also includes the background of the composer, biographies of the principal singers and conductor
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The tales of Hoffmann) by Jacques Offenbach( Visual )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Directed by Robert Carsen, with the Orchestra and Chorus of the Opera National de Paris, this film stars Neil Shicoff, Susanne Mentzer and Bryn Terfel
Nessun dorma the art of the tenor( )

1 edition published in 2000 in Italian and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of arias sung by the world's greatest tenors
La juive : Oper in fünf Akten( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La juive by F Halévy( Recording )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in French and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Halévy's gripping opera had not been heard at the Met for almost 70 years when it was revived for tenor Neil Shicoff a month before this broadcast. His searing account of Eléazar, a Jewish goldsmith burdened by a terrible secret quickly became a modern operatic classic. Soile Isokoski is his beloved daughter Rachel, in love with a man who turns out not to be Samuel, a simple workman in her father's shop, but Prince Léopold (Eric Cutler). Rachel is sent to her gruesome death by Cardinal de Brogni (Ferruccio Furlanetto), who discovers Eléazar's secret too late
La traviata an opera in 3 acts by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in Italian and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lavish period production of Verdi's best-loved opera. The tragic love story of the courtesan Violetta and her young admirer Alfredo
Aroldo by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

12 editions published in 2001 in 4 languages and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmen highlights by Georges Bizet( Recording )

7 editions published in 1989 in 4 languages and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Habanera, Seguidilla, Canson Boheme, Toreador song Maria Callas, soprano Choeurs Rene Duclos Jean Laforge, director Choeurs d'Enfants Jean Pesneaud & Orchestre du Theatre National de l'Opera GeorgesPretre, conductor
Mad about tenors the greatest stars, the greatest music( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in Italian and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Neil Shicoff Amerikaans operazanger

Neil Shicoff artiste lyrique

Neil Shicoff tenore statunitense

Neil Shicoff US-amerikanischer Opernsänger

Schicoff, Neil 1949-

Shicoff.

Шикофф, Нил

ניל שיקוף

Languages
Italian (136)

French (85)

German (26)

Russian (26)

English (10)

Spanish (1)