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

Overview
Works: 1,389 works in 3,326 publications in 5 languages and 17,678 library holdings
Genres: Televised operas  Drama  Television adaptations  Filmed operas  Nonfiction television programs  Live sound recordings  Operas  Nonfiction films  Opera television programs  Televised performances 
Roles: Performer, Musician, Singer, Proofreader, Conductor, Instrumentalist, Distributor, Other, Vocalist
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.).
Publications by Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.).
Most widely held works by Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.).
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( visu )
24 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 789 libraries worldwide
Set in Egypt at the time of the Pharoahs, a story of conflicting demands of love, patriotism and filial piety
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( visu )
26 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 609 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( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and held by 527 libraries worldwide
Originally issued on various labels
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( visu )
15 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 520 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
Vanessa by Samuel Barber( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 444 libraries worldwide
This broadcast, recorded just two weeks after Vanessa's Met world premiere, presents the original cast in spectacular form. Eleanor Steber is marvelous as the title heroine, a beautiful woman awaiting the return of her long-lost lover. But the man who arrives is his son, Anatol (a suave Nicolai Gedda). The handsome youth plays a dangerous emotional game of wooing both Vanessa and her niece Erika (an enchanting Rosalind Elias)--with devastating consequences. Regina Resnik stars as the Old Baroness and Giorgio Tozzi is the kind Doctor. Conductor Dimitri Mitropoulos gives an impassioned reading of Barber's superb score
Der fliegende Holländer by Richard Wagner( file )
22 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 419 libraries worldwide
An opera about the captain of an infamous Dutch ghost ship who can be freed only by a woman who consents to marry him
Parsifal by Richard Wagner( visu )
26 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 404 libraries worldwide
Amfortas, the ruler of the knights of the Holy Grail is ailing from a wound given to him by Klingsor, who had been rejected by the knighthood. A prophecy says that he can only be saved by a "pure fool, enlightened by compassion." Klingsor knows that Parsifal is the person mentioned in the prophecy, and he enlists the mysterious woman Kundry, against her will, to seduce Parsifal and complete his revenge
Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner( visu )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in German and Undetermined and held by 308 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
Hansel and Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck( visu )
7 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
A musical adaption of the classic fairy tale
Idomeneo : K. 366 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1996 in Italian and held by 301 libraries worldwide
Opera, in three acts
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( visu )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in German and held by 297 libraries worldwide
In this final segment of the "Ring cycle," Wagner brings the double tragedy of Wotan and Siegfried full circle. Brünnhilde 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
Les Troyens by Hector Berlioz( visu )
14 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 295 libraries worldwide
The first uncut performance of Berlioz's opera at the Met, this production tells the story of the capture of Troy by the Greeks, and of the love of Dido and Aeneas
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 259 libraries worldwide
Decca: 6 35253
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( visu )
5 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 258 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( visu )
11 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 243 libraries worldwide
After Lucia is forced to marry Arturo she goes mad and kills him; her true love Edgardo is grief stricken and commits suicide
Marian Anderson by Marian Anderson( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in German and held by 236 libraries worldwide
Samson et Dalila by Camille Saint-Saëns( visu )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in French and held by 181 libraries worldwide
Presentation of the Metropolitan Opera performance from the opening night of the 1998-99 season
Mozart's The magic flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
An abridged production of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's opera The Magic Flute for television
Parsifal : [ein Bühnenweihfestspiel] by Richard Wagner( Sound Recording )
22 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in German and Undetermined and held by 177 libraries worldwide
Opera en 3 actos
I puritani by Vincenzo Bellini( visu )
4 editions published in 2007 in Italian and held by 176 libraries worldwide
During the English Civil War of the 1640's, a Puritan bride goes mad when she feels betrayed by her Royalist bridegroom
 
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Alternative Names
Choeur du Metropolitan opera de New York
Chœurs du Metropolitan Opera.
Chor der Metropolitan-Oper
Chor der Metropolitan Opera
Chor der Metropolitan Opera New York
Chor der Metropolitan Opera New York, NY
Chor des Metropolitan Opera House
Chor des Metropolitan Opera House New York, NY
Chór Metropolitan Opera w Nowym Jorku
Chorus of the Metropolitan Opera.
Chorus of the Metropolitan Opera Association
Chorus of the Metropolitan Opera Association New York, NY
Chorus of the Metropolitan Opera New York, NY
Coro del Metropolitan
Coro del Metropolitan New York, NY
Coro del Metropolitan Opera
Coro del Metropolitan Opera House, New York
Coro del Teatro Metropolitan
Coro del Teatro Metropolitan New York
Coro della Metropolitan Opera House
Hor "Metropoliten opera"
Met Opera Chorus
Metropolitan Opera Choir
Metropolitan Opera Chor
Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Metropolitan Opera Chorus (New York)
Metropolitan Opera Chorus (New York, N.Y.)
Metropolitan Opera Chorus (New York, New York)
Metropolitan Opera Chorus New York, NY
Metropolitan Opera Coro
Metropolitan Opera House Chorus
Metropolitan Opera House Chorus New York, NY
Metropolitan Opera House Male Chorus
Metropolitan Opera New York, NY Choir
Metropolitan Opera New York, NY Chor
Metropolitan Opera New York, NY Coro
New York Metropolitan Chorus.
New York Metropolitan Opera Chorus.
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Languages
Italian (67)
German (63)
English (37)
French (14)
Multiple languages (1)
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