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Royal Opera House (London, England)

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Works: 1,984 works in 4,339 publications in 7 languages and 55,063 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Operas  Film adaptations  Live sound recordings  Children's films  Animated films  Televised operas  Filmed operas  Fantasy films  Television adaptations 
Roles: Performer, Producer, Contributor, Instrumentalist, Production personnel, Editor, Author, Publisher, orc, Musician, Other, Conductor, Artist, Actor, Restager
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten( Sound Recording )
49 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,963 libraries worldwide
Set in a small fishing community on the east coast of England, the story of conflict between an individual and a society that sees him as an outsider
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( file )
44 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in Italian and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,078 libraries worldwide
Gripping turns by Angela Gheorghiu, Roberto Alagna, and Ruggero Raimondi highlight this recording of Puccini's shocking opera. Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Antonio Pappano
Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti( Sound Recording )
30 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,058 libraries worldwide
The Met debut of soprano Joan Sutherland was one of the great evenings in the history of the company, and this broadcast, recorded only a few days after that memorable first night, captures the near hysteria that Sutherland's spectacular performance unleashed. Lucia's descent into insanity is superbly conveyed in her sensational account of the famous mad scene. Richard Tucker is an ardent Edgardo and Frank Guarrera plays Enrico, Lucia's scheming brother
L'amico Fritz by Pietro Mascagni( file )
19 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 933 libraries worldwide
EMI: Cdh 7 61052 2
La fille du régiment by Gaetano Donizetti( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in French and English and held by 737 libraries worldwide
Gennaro Papi, a former assistant under Arturo Toscanini, conducts this performance of Donzietti's La Fille Du Regiment. Soprano Lily Pons is also at her most charming and vivacious in the role of Marie. Broadcast on December 28, 1940, this is the first time this performances has been available on CD
Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner( file )
17 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in German and held by 713 libraries worldwide
Wagner's revolutionary score changed the world of music with its radical portrayal of an all-consuming passion that can only be fulfilled in death. The legendary Birgit Nilsson sings Isolde, one of her greatest roles, in her second Met season. Karl Liebl is Tristan, the man she loves--and the best friend of the man she is forced to marry. Jerome Hines is the sorrowful King Marke and Irene Dalis sings Isolde's stalwart companion, Brangäne
I Capuleti e i Montecchi by Vincenzo Bellini( file )
20 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in Italian and English and held by 709 libraries worldwide
Basada en la obra Romeo and Juliet de W. Shakespeare
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( visu )
24 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in Italian and English and held by 678 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
L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( file )
13 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in Italian and No Linguistic Content and held by 676 libraries worldwide
Thomas Schippers leads a superlative cast in one of Donizetti's most beloved comic operas. This two disc set was taken from a live performance on March 5, 1966 and features Carlo Bergonzi as Nemorino and Roberta Peters as Adina
Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten( visu )
26 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 613 libraries worldwide
The theme, in this opera, is conflict between an individual and a society that sees him as an outsider
Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi( visu )
28 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 608 libraries worldwide
Roduced by the British Broadcasting Corporation, in asso ciation with Covent Garden Video Productions ; producer, Ronald Eyre ; directed for television by Brian Large
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( Sound Recording )
36 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 594 libraries worldwide
Recorded live Dec. 1994, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Orfeo ed Euridice by Christoph Willibald Gluck( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1970 and 1991 in Italian and English and held by 560 libraries worldwide
In this updated version of the Greek myth, Orfeo, dressed in a leather jacket, trainers and jeans, sees his Eurdice die in a street accident. Succumbing to depression, he languishes in Hades, a psychiatric hospital, before taking his electric guitar to charm the beasts in an innercity concrete jungle
Boris Godunov by Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky( visu )
16 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 477 libraries worldwide
Set at the start of the 17th century, the story concerns the reign of Tsar Boris Godunov, who has murdered the Tsarevich Dmitri in order to obtain the succession, and the challenge made to him by the Pretender Dmitri. The opera is based on Pushkin's historical tragedy of the same name and Karamzin's History of the Russian state
Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss( visu )
23 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 465 libraries worldwide
The Marschallin of Werdenberg sends 17-year-old Octavian to take a silver betrothal rose to a young girl, Sophie. The two teenagers fall in love. Sophie's angry father orders her to a convent. Comic confusion reigns until the Marschallin appears and reestablishes order
La fanciulla del West by Giacomo Puccini( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 459 libraries worldwide
Minnie, owner of a saloon in a mining camp in California, falls in love with Dick Johnson who is in reality the bandit Ramerrez. Sheriff Jack Rance is also in love with Minnie and they play poker to determine the bandit's fate. Minnie cheats and wins his freedom, but he is caught. About to be hanged, Johnson/Ramerrez is saved when Minnie pleads for his life
Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini( visu )
25 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 457 libraries worldwide
The Chevalier des Grieux meets and seduces the young Manon when she is being escorted by her brother to a convent. Manon lives with des Grieux in Paris, but leaves him for a rich admirer. She is later arrested, charged with prostitution, and deported to Louisiana, Des Grieux accompanies her and during an escape attempt she dies in his arms
Così fan tutte : K. 588 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1974 and 1996 in Italian and held by 457 libraries worldwide
Sleeping Beauty by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( visu )
16 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 449 libraries worldwide
Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London on December 5, 2006. Features the Royal Ballet, and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House conducted by Valeriy Ovsyanikov. Alina Cojocaru and Federico Bonelli star in the production
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( visu )
24 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 434 libraries worldwide
Alfredo, the son of a wealthy European merchant, is smitten with the Parisian courtesan, Violetta. When Violetta abondons Alfredo to save his family's name, he unknowing confronts and humiliates her, leaving her dignity and health destroyed. Upon her deathbed, Alfredo returns to his true love, now aware of her glorious sacrifice
 
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Alternative Names
Covent Garden (Royal Opera House (London, England))
Königliches Opernhaus Covent Garden
Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Languages
Italian (280)
English (187)
German (40)
Russian (14)
French (13)
Spanish (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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