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Metropolitan Opera Television (Firm)

Overview
Works: 42 works in 54 publications in 4 languages and 4,853 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Music videos  Filmed operas  Musical settings  Musical films  Interviews  History  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 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Prince Tamino must overcome the evil power of the Queen of night before the ruler of the kingdom of light will award him the hand of the beautiful Pamena
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in Italian and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Verdi's powerful opera tells a tale of civil war and treachery. A nation and a family are torn apart as two men - adversaries in love and war - are driven to betrayal and murder by desire for the same woman
Der Ring des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 354 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 Richard Wagner ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in German and held by 317 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
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This performance of Wagner's opera Gotterdamerung recorded at the Metropolitan Opera House features vocalists such as Wendy Bryn Harmer, Deborah Voigt, Jay Hunter Morris, and Hans-Peter Konig in the leading roles
Siegfried by Richard Wagner ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in German and held by 292 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
Parsifal by Richard Wagner ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 258 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 236 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 by Richard Strauss ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in German and held by 187 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 178 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 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first segment of the "Ring" cycle, Das Rheingold is concerned with a precious treasure -- the Rhinegold -- which, if made into a ring, would enable the wearer dominion over the world, however, whoever would steal the gold would have to renounce love
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
Samson and Delilah by Camille Saint-Saëns ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presentation of the Metropolitan Opera performance from the opening night of the 1998-99 season
Don Giovanni dramma giocoso by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Italian and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mozart's Don Giovanni is one of the highest points of the operatic repertoire, a tragi-comedy that combines sexual humour with the terrors of hell, a mixture of serious music, drama and comic set pieces that brought forth some of Mozart's most perfect music
Simon Boccanegra by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in Italian and held by 156 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 114 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 99 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 75 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 by Alban Berg ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in German and held by 70 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
Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in Italian and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aftermath of courtship by Count Almaviva to Rosina who had been the ward of Dr. Bartolo. The courtship involved the count in actions supported by the town barber Figaro. Dr. Bartolo and a former servant Marcellina conspire to seek revenge on Figaro
 
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Languages
German (19)
Italian (9)
English (3)
French (1)