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Metropolitan Opera Television (Firm)

Overview
Works: 44 works in 56 publications in 4 languages and 4,923 library holdings
Genres: Television adaptations  Drama  Film adaptations  Interviews  Musical settings  Concert films  History  Operas  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel
Classifications: M1500.W13, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Metropolitan Opera Television (Firm)
Die Zauberflöte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in German and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young man is enlisted to rescue the Queen of the Night's daughter from a sorcerer
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in Italian and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leonora loves a knight who serenades her as a troubadoor. The knight is in an army fighting a civil war agaist the Count, who also loves Leonora. The knight thinks he's the son of the gypsy woman who raised him & whose mother was killed by the Count, but he's actually the Count's brother. When the rivalry between the two men becomes violent, tragedy occurs
Der Ring des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An allegory telling the mythic tale of the battle for power between the Nibelung dwarfs, the giants and the gods
Tristan und Isolde by Brian Large ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in German and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A presentation of Wagner's opera about the fatal voyage which Tristan, a vassal to the court of King Marke, makes to Ireland to bring back Isolde as the king's bride. On the return voyage Tristan and Isolde drink by mistake a love potion, which binds them irrevocably to each other. The story resolves itself into a series of love intrigues in which the two lovers ingeniously outwit the king
Siegfried by Richard Wagner ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in German and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The third opera in the "Ring cycle." Siegfried follows the adventures of the son of demigods Siegmund and Sieglinde as he conquers his enemies and rescues the beauteous Brunnhilde with the help of his magic sword
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in German and English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this final opera of the Ring cycle, Siegfried leaves Brünnhilde and sets off down the Rhine, where he meets Günther, king of the Gibichung, his sister Gutrune, and their half-brother Hagen, son of Alberich. Conspiring together, the siblings induce Siegfried to drink a magic potion to forget Brünnhilde, then retrieve her that she may marry Günther. This deed accomplished, Hagen then murders Siegfried during a hunt. When Brünnhilde sacrifices herself upon Siegfried's pyre, Hagen attempts to steal the magic ring, but is thwarted as the waters of the Rhine rise, washing over everything, and the Rhine maidens retrieve their treasure, as Valhalla appears in flames above
Parsifal by Richard Wagner ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An interpretation of Wagner's last opera of German and Christian mythology, set in the Middle Ages, and centering on the brotherhood of Grail knights who guard "the chalice in which the blood of the crucified Saviour had once been caught." [Guide, p.8]
Die Walküre by Richard Wagner ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in German and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This second segment of Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen, First day : the Valkyries, focuses on the lives of Siegmund and Sieglinde, children of Wotan and Erde
Arabella ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in German and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vienna in the 1860's. Count Waldner is a luckless gambler. When his debt overwhelm him, he moves his family into an elegant hotel attempting to maintain an image of wealth. The countess is hoping her daughter Arabella will find a wealthy husband, while Zdenka, the younger daughter is forced to pass off as a man
Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in Italian and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Luciano Pavarotti in his first Met Ballo heads an illustrious cast in the revolutionary production of Verdi's opera. His portrayal of the ill-fated Riccardo is 'peerless Pavarotti.' Also stars Aprile Millo
Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in German and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features James Morris, Mari-Anne Haggander and Chris Ludwig in the Met's acclaimed production
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Italian and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A production of the Mozart opera taped at the Glyndebourne Festival in Great Britain. Sung in Italian with English subtitles
Samson and Delilah by Camille Saint-Saëns ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Operavoorstelling, opgenomen op 22/24 oktober 2010 in het Badisches Staatstheater, Karlsruhe
L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in Italian and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shy pesant Nemorino falls in love with Adina from a distance but comes to believe that she is in love with Belcore. Listening to Adina tell the story of Tristan and Iseult, he becomes convinced that by taking a magic love potion he will gain Adina's love. Following a series of misteps, Nemorino enlists in the army so that he can earn enough money to buy more of the so called love potion. Adina, aware of Nemorino's love buys his enlistment contract and professes her love for him
Simon Boccanegra by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in Italian and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sumptuous production by Giancarlo del Monaco featuring the return of legendary tenor Placido Domingo, this time in the baritone title role. Also starring Adrianne Pieczonka as Boccanegra's long-lost daughter Amelia. James Levine conducts the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in German and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sumario : Se presenta el ensayo realizado para la presentación de la obra Ariadne auf Naxos
The ghosts of Versailles by John Corigliano ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A grand opera buffa in two acts suggested by Le mère coupable of Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais
James Levine 25th anniversary gala ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A recording of the gala concert from New York to mark the 25th anniversary of the first appearance of James Levine as the director and principal conductor of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. International opera stars sing arias from various operas
Wozzeck ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in German and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based upon Georg Büchner's 1837 play, Alban Berg's Wozzeck details the harsh existence of the title character, a former soldier in the German army who has to struggle mightily to make a living, even as others around him prosper. This is a portrayal of a man who is tormented and mocked by his superiors until he loses reason
Elektra by Richard Strauss ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in German and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Richard Strauss's opera based on the Sophocles play
 
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German (19)
Italian (8)
English (4)
French (1)