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Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Chorus

Overview
Works: 971 works in 2,241 publications in 4 languages and 15,055 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  History  Live sound recordings  Televised operas  Operas  Music videos  Nonfiction television programs  Televised performances 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Proofreader, Conductor, Distributor, Instrumentalist
Classifications: M1500.P83, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.).
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

23 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Egypt at the time of the Pharoahs, a story of conflicting demands of love, patriotism and filial piety
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in Italian and English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in mythical Peking, Princess Turandot declares she will marry any man of royal blood who can solve three riddles she sets him. Failure to solve the riddles will result in execution. Prince Calaf, in spite of many entreaties not to do so, wishes to seek the hand of Turandot. Calaf solves the riddles, but gives Turandot another chance to be rid of him. Ultimately, Turandot discovers that love is the answer she needs
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

18 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the Latin Quarter of 1830's Paris, the opera focuses on the love between the poet Rodolfo and Mimi, who leaves him due to his irrational jealousy, only to return as she is dying of consumption
Toward an American opera, 1911-1954 by Victor Herbert( Recording )

4 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally issued on various labels
Les Troyens by Hector Berlioz( Visual )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic story of the Trojan horse
Tristan und Isolde by Brian Large( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in German and held by 319 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 )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this final segment of the "Ring cycle," Wagner brings the double tragedy of Wotan and Siegfried full circle. Brunnhilde declares that Wotan is all-powerful and everlasting. With helmet and gleaming armour, she rides through the air leading a resurrected Siegfried by the hand. Siegfried is reconciled with Wotan, and society is cured of its ills
Hansel and Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical adaption of the classic fairy tale
Idomeneo K. 366 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

2 editions published in 1996 in Italian and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera, in three acts
Marian Anderson by Marian Anderson( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 in German and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parsifal by Richard Wagner( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Video tape of a live performance of Wagner's opera Parsifal
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( Recording )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in German and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soloists: Wiener Philharmoniker Georg Solti, con
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bonus features (all on disc 2): Backstage at the Met with host Renée Fleming: interviews with Patricia Racette, Marcello Giordani, Maria Zifchak and Carolyn Choa; Anthony Minghella talks about Madama Butterfly
Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

14 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of love, murder, and vengeance set in seventeenth-century Scotland
Mozart's The magic flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An abridged production of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's opera The Magic Flute for television
Giuseppe Verdi Aida( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in Italian and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The action takes place in ancient Egypt, and tells of the love of Radames, the captain of the guard, for a slave girl, Aida. She is the daughter of the King of Ethiopia, who is captured by Radames and the Egyptian troops. Tricked into betraying military secrets, Radames is condemned to be buried alive. He is joined by Aida, who dies with him
L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shy peasant 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
Der fliegende Holländer by Richard Wagner( Recording )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in Undetermined and German and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wagner pulled out all the stops in his retelling of the ancient tale of the Flying Dutchman, using the orchestra to paint the scenes vividly in music. At one moment it is a raging storm at sea, the next it lets us experience the magic of two people falling irrevocably in love. Cornell MacNeil, in one of very few German roles he ever sang, is the dark and tortured Dutchman condemned to sail the seas until he find true love. An incandescent Leonie Rysanek, with her unique mix of erotic longing and spiritual bliss, reminds us why Senta was one of her greatest roles
Simon Boccanegra by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 180 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
Samson and Delilah by Camille Saint-Saëns( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in French and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presentation of the Metropolitan Opera performance from the opening night of the 1998-99 season
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Hansel and Gretel
Alternative Names
Choeur du Metropolitan opera de New York

Chœurs du Metropolitan Opera.

Chor der Metropolitan Opera.

Chr Metropolitan Opera w Nowym Jorku.

Chorus of the Metropolitan Opera.

Coro del Metropolitan Opera

Coro del Metropolitan Opera House, New York.

Coro del Teatro Metropolitan New York.

Metropolitan Opera Chorus.

Metropolitan Opera Chorus (New York)

Metropolitan Opera Chorus (New York, N.Y.)

Metropolitan Opera Chorus (New York, New York)

New York Metropolitan Chorus.

New York Metropolitan Opera Chorus.

Languages
Italian (85)

German (31)

English (23)

French (12)

Covers
Hansel and GretelLucia di LammermoorSimon Boccanegra