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Australian Opera Chorus

Overview
Works: 137 works in 428 publications in 7 languages and 3,802 library holdings
Genres: Televised operas  Operas  Filmed operas  Drama  Television adaptations  Musical films  Music videos  Film adaptations  History  Opera films 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Other
Classifications: M1500.D68, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Australian Opera
The merry widow by Franz Lehár( Visual )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A live performance of Lehár's light-hearted operetta in which a young, wealthy widow in 19th century Paris courts the true love of her girlhood days by pretending to be interested in another
Lakmé by Léo Delibes( Visual )

20 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in French and English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera Australia performs this famous opera, with Joan Sutherland in the title role of Lakme
Norma by Vincenzo Bellini( Visual )

26 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norma, a Druid priestess, has broken her vow of chastity with an enemy of her people, the Roman Proconsul, who has now turned to another lover. Norma must choose between taking vengeance against her lover or atoning for her sins
Requiem by Giuseppe Verdi( )

1 edition published in 2016 in Latin and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in Italian and English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 19th-century Paris, a poor poet loves a beautifulgirl who dies of tuberculosis
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg : opera in three acts( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in German and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Michael Hampe's acclaimed production of Wagner's comic opera tells a charming, human, romantic love story and yet, at the same time, registers his protest against the narrow-minded critics and the prejudiced public who for so long refused him recognition."--Container
The daughter of the regiment : an opera in two acts by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donizetti's opera about the waif Marie. Adopted by the regiment, Marie falls in love with Tonio, but is prevented from being with him by the Marquise. After many complications and surprises, all ends well
Gilbert & Sullivan's Patience, or Bunthorne's bride by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire on the late 19th century's obsession with beauty and emotion. Twenty lovesick maidens abandon their fiancés to moon over two poets. The poets, however, are distracted by the good natured and sensible milkmaid, Patience
Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

28 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dame Joan Sutherland brought memorable musical life to the Donizetti heroine who murders her bridegroom on her wedding night"--Container
Tosca( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in Italian and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cruel and lustful chief of the secret police uses the jealousy of the famed singer Tosca to make her betray her lover who has hidden an escaped political prisoner. To save her lover Tosca agrees to give herself to the chief but learns too late that he has tricked her when her lover is executed
Daughter of the regiment by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in French and Italian and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The waif Marie is adopted by a French army regiment, falls in love with a Tyrolean youth called Tonio, but is carried off to live with the Marquise of Berkenfeld who plans to turn her into a genteel lady and marry her to an aristocrat; but the Marquise turns out to be her long lost mother who lets her marry Tonio in the end
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two enemies, passionate and vengeful; an old gypsy woman with a mysterious bond to them both, and a young woman who must either betray an all-consuming love or face death itself-- these are the fiery elements that govern Verdi's unforgettable 1853 masterpiece of obsession, madness and retribution"--Container
Adriana Lecouvreur by Francesco Cilèa( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic tale of love and jealousy, based on the life of Adriana Lecouvreur, considered the greatest French actress of the 18th century
The mikado by W. S Gilbert( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The parody of British Victorian life, spiced with the usual topical allusions to English customs and institutions, set in a Japanese Never-Never Land, is performed by The Australian Opera
Ingmar Bergman's The magic flute = Trollflöjten by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live from the Sydney Opera House, The Australian Opera's production of The Magic Flute truly reveals the eternal radiance of Mozart's last great opera
Voss by Richard Meale( Recording )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baron von Eisenstein is supposed to go to jail for eight days for a minor offense, but decides to attend a ball first. When the governor of the jail comes to take him away he finds the Baroness entertaining a former suitor. To avoid difficulty she persuades the suitor to pose as her husband and go to jail for a night. She then goes to the ball alone and faces other complications. The next morning everyone arrives at the jail and all confusions are eventually cleared up
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 68 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
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Australian Opera production of Giacomo Puccini's Turandot, interpreted by Australian director Graeme Murphy
Lucrezia Borgia by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A presentation of Gaetano Donizetti's opera, which tells about the powerful, ruthless Borgia family, led by Cesare Borgia and his sister Lucretia, who ruled 16th century Italy
 
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controlled identityOpera Australia. Chorus

Australian Opera Chorus

The Australian Opera Chorus.

オーストラリア・オペラ合唱団

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