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Large, Brian

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Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( visu )
86 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,808 libraries worldwide
From the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, comes Verdi's opera set in Egypt at the time of the Pharoahs; a story of conflicting demands of love, patriotism and filial piety
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( visu )
40 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,061 libraries worldwide
Performance of the opera by Verdi, based on Shakespeare's classic tragedy of jealousy, deceit, conspiracy, & murder. Othello's great love for Desdemona proves to be too much to bear
Smetana by Brian Large( Book )
20 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,056 libraries worldwide
Lohengrin by Richard Wagner( visu )
93 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,034 libraries worldwide
Story of the Swan Knight, who comes to rescue the falsely accused Elsa, stays to marry her, and then must leave her when she disobeys his warning not to question his name or lineage
Der Ring des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner( visu )
45 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in German and English and held by 1,011 libraries worldwide
An allegory telling the mythic tale of the battle for power between the Nibelung dwarfs, the giants and the gods
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( visu )
72 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 842 libraries worldwide
Heston tells the story of La Bohème, visiting some of the featured Paris locations. The story is illustrated by scenes from the 1982 Royal Opera House production of La Bohème
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi( visu )
57 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 821 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 Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss( visu )
54 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 816 libraries worldwide
Octavian loves the much older and married Marschallin. When the Marschallin's cousin, Baron Ochs, needs a go-between to send a gift to his young fiancee, he asks Octavian and the results prove to be life changing for all
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( visu )
61 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 729 libraries worldwide
Presents Puccini's opera performed by the Chorus and orchestra of the Arena di Verona conducted by Maurizio Arena and starring Ghena Dimitrova, Nicola Martinucci, Cecilia Gasdia, Ivo Vinco
Trollflöjten The magic flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( visu )
44 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 645 libraries worldwide
"Pierre Audi's production of this blithe fable suggests an operatic Garden of Eden, enhanced by the primary coloured, story-book designs of Karel Appel. The tale of two young men undergoing a rite of passage to win their perfect spouse inspired Mozart's most tuneful yet sublime score -superbly brought to life by Riccardo Muti and a distinguished cast of international soloists. " -- Container
Wozzeck opera in three acts and fifteen scenes by Alban Berg( visu )
34 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 631 libraries worldwide
The story encompasses the gruesome detail, horror, passion, and torment that characterized works of the German Expresionist movement. Wozzeck is an impoverished soldier driven insane by his manipulative superiors and his mistress' infidelity. In a jealous rage, he stabs her, then drowns when he tries to wash the blood from his hands
Martinů by Brian Large( Book )
12 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 622 libraries worldwide
Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( visu )
55 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 597 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
Elektra by Richard Strauss( visu )
37 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 584 libraries worldwide
"The opera opens with an abattoir, the five maids puling dripping chunks of carcasses into barrows and closes with a more human slaughterhouse as Orestes raises his blood drenched hands to heaven"--Cover
Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss( visu )
40 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 531 libraries worldwide
Met en scène les péripéties qui accompagnent la représentation d'un opéra dans l'hôtel particulier d'un riche bourgeois de Vienne. Le prologue montre les préparatifs de la représentation et les réactions des personnages à la décision prise par le maître d'intercaler des scènes comiques dans l'opéra sérieux. L'acte unique représente Ariane à Naxos évoque sa solitude, l'arrivée de Bacchus et leurs noces triomphales. Les scènes sont entrecoupées d'intermèdes et de commentaires comiques
Nabucco by Giuseppe Verdi( visu )
48 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 521 libraries worldwide
This production by Roberto De Simone of Verdi's Nabucco opened the 1986 season at La Scala, Milan. Recorded live at the opening night
Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi( visu )
30 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 521 libraries worldwide
Performance of the opera in three acts by Verdi featuring Shakespeare's comic character Falstaff
Parsifal by Richard Wagner( visu )
36 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 510 libraries worldwide
Video tape of a live performance of Wagner's opera Parsifal
Idomeneo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( visu )
20 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in Italian and English and held by 502 libraries worldwide
King of Crete, returning from the Trojan wars, vows to sacrifice the first living creature he meets, only to be met by his own son
Siegfried by Richard Wagner( visu )
43 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 500 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
 
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Brian Large British film director
Brian Large Brits filmregisseur
Brian Large englischer Fernsehregisseur von Opernaufführungen
Languages
Italian (401)
German (366)
English (79)
Spanish (6)
French (5)
Multiple languages (5)
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