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Borodina, Olʹga

Works: 243 works in 675 publications in 9 languages and 5,986 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Live sound recordings  Musical settings  Operas  History  Music  Televised operas  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Vocalist, Other, per
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works about Olʹga Borodina
Most widely held works by Olʹga Borodina
Messa da Requiem by Giuseppe Verdi( )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This extraordinary performance of Verdi's unforgettable Requiem features a dream cast: soprano Leontyne Price, equally acclaimed for her soaring phrasing and the nobility with which she sings the words, is joined by Plácido Domingo, one of the great Verdi tenors of his generation, distinguished mezzo-soprano Florence Quivar, and magnificent bass John Cheek. Under James Levine's inspired conducting, the Met Orchestra and Chorus deliver a thrilling account of this breathtaking score
Boris Godunov by Humphrey Burton( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in Russian and English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The action takes place between 1598 and 1605. It concerns the reign of Tsar Boris Godunov who has murdered the Tsarevich Dmitri in order to obtain the succession, and the challenge made to it by the Pretender Dmitri
Eugene Onegin by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Recording )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 323 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
Prince Igor by Aleksandr Porfirʹevich Borodin( Recording )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conductor Jerzy Semkov brings Borodin's Prince Igor to life with a vivid performance featuring Boris Christoff, Julia Wiener, and the Sofia National Opera Chorus and Orchestra
Requiem by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the world's greatest maestros, Daniel Barenboim, leads a dream line-up of soloists in a magnificent performance of Verdi's Requiem. Among the performers are Jonas Kaufmann, Anja Harteros, Elina Garanca, and Rene Pape
Boris Godounov by Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky( Recording )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in Russian and English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boris Godunow: Musikalisches Volksdrama in vier Akten und einem Prolog
War and peace op. 91 by Sergey Prokofiev( Recording )

9 editions published in 1993 in Russian and German and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prince Igor opera in four acts with prologue( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in Russian and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of the struggle between the Russians Polovtsian nomads, of Prince Igor's capture and escape from his noble opponent, Kon Konchak, and the love between Igor's son, Vladimir, and Konchak's daughter, Konchakovna
Samson and Delilah by Camille Saint-Sans( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in French and Undetermined and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presentation of the Metropolitan Opera performance from the opening night of the 1998-99 season
War and peace [videorecording]( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in Russian and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An opera in thirteen scenes after the novel by Leo Tolstoy
The tsar's bride by Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov( Recording )

6 editions published in 1999 in 3 languages and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pique Dame by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herman becomes obsessed with the beautiful Lisa, who is engaged to Prince Yeletsky. He learns that Lisa's grandmother, the Countess, knows a gaming secret and uses Lisa's confidence to arrange a confrontation with this old woman. Herman frightens the Countess to death, and she later exacts a terrible revenge on him, returning as the Queen of Spades
War and peace by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in Russian and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the fortunes of an upperclass Russian family during Napoleon's invasion of Russia
Samson et Dalila by Camille Saint-Sans( Recording )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in French and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Biblical tale of the overwhelming love between a Jewish leader (Samson) and a Philistine beauty (Dalila) that turns sour and destroys them both has inspired numerous composers. But it's easy to see why Saint-Saëns's opera has remained a favorite--not only with audiences but also with great singing actors. Seldom has Dalila been so sultry and seductive, or Samson's fall from strong man to blind prisoner been so wrenching. With enticing Risë Stevens and heroic Mario Del Monaco in the titles roles, and Martial Singher as the High Priest, this stunning performance is a true gem
Evening star the Rachmaninoff vespers by Sergei Rachmaninoff( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in Church Slavic and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romeo and Juliet op. 17 by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

5 editions published in 1996 in 4 languages and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romances by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Recording )

8 editions published in 1994 in 4 languages and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mein Genius / Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt / Warum? / Kein Wort / Glaube nicht / Trage fort mein Herz / Wiegenlied / Versöhnung / Schreckliche Minute / Es war im frühen Frühling / Nächte des Wahnsinns / Lied der Zigeunerin / Milde Sterne / Erstes Wiedersehen / Serenade / Die Sonne ging unter / Nacht / Wieder wie früher
Don Carlo by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It takes an opera company with a depth of resources and talent to do justice to Verdi's monumental, grand opera. Under James Levine's authoritative and impassioned direction, René Pape gives a monumental portrayal of King Philip, who must come to grips with the consequences of his actions: marrying Elizabeth (Patricia Racette) when she had been promised to his son, Don Carlo (Johan Botha), who opposes Philip politically. Olga Borodina is a sumptuous Eboli, Elizabeth's rival, and Dmitri Hvorostovsky is magnetic as Carlo's best friend Rodrigo
Adriana Lecouvreur opera in 4 acts by Francesco Cila( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cilea's four-act opera of jealousy and tangled love, first performed in Milan in 1902, is based on the true story of Adriana Lecouvreur, an 18th-century actress at the Comédie Française, whose rival for the love of Maurizio, Count of Saxony, is the married Principessa di Bouillon." -- Case-slip
La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

10 editions published between 1000 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zinka Milanov, soprano ; Giuseppe di Stefano, tenor ; Leonard Warren, Bariton
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Borodina, Olga.

Borodina Olga 1963-....

Borodina, Ol'ga Vladimirovna 1963-

Olga Borodina

Olga Borodina mezzo-soprano

Olga Borodina mezzosoprano rusa

Olga Borodina Russisch zanger

Olga Wladimirowna Borodina Opernsngerin

Бородина Ольга 1963-....