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Racette, Patricia 1967-

Works: 65 works in 144 publications in 5 languages and 3,091 library holdings
Genres: Live sound recordings  Operas  Drama  Filmed operas  Televised operas  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Nonfiction films  Music videos  Musical films 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Interviewee, Author, Host, Actor, Commentator
Classifications: M1500.P83, 782.1
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Publications about Patricia Racette
Publications by Patricia Racette
Most widely held works about Patricia Racette
Most widely held works by Patricia Racette
Emmeline by Tobias Picker( file )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 421 libraries worldwide
I Lombardi by Giuseppe Verdi( file )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 421 libraries worldwide
Verdi's fourth opera, set during the First Crusade, is a true rarity. But thanks to James Levine's dynamic and impassioned conducting and a great cast; Met audiences were thrilled by the work. Luciano Pavarotti is Oronte, the Muslim prince so desperately in love with the captured Giselda (Lauren Flanigan) that he is willing to convert to Christianity. Bruno Beccaria is Giselda's Father Arvino and Paul Plishka is the exiled hermit Pagano
Der Traumgörge by Alexander Zemlinsky( file )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in German and Undetermined and held by 396 libraries worldwide
Madame Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( visu )
13 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 292 libraries worldwide
Bonus features (all on disc 2): Backstage at the Met with host Renee Fleming: interviews with Patricia Racette, Marcello Giordani, Maria Zifchak and Carolyn Choa; Anthony Minghella talks about Madama Butterfly
Diva on detour by Patricia Racette( file )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Miscellaneous languages and held by 239 libraries worldwide
Patricia Racette is one of the most successful sopranos in the world today. She is the Tosca and Butterfly of choice at the Met and all around the world. But few people know she began her career studying jazz. Diva on Detour, recorded live, takes Racette back to her jazz roots as she sings the music of Johnny Burke, Harold Arlen, Gershwin, Piaf, and many more
Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten( visu )
13 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 217 libraries worldwide
Anthony Dean Griffey creates a haunting portrait of the outcast fisherman who struggles under the burden of presumed guilt. This chilling production by Tony Award-winning director John Doyle also features the superb Patricia Racette as the sympathetic Ellen Orford and the Met chorus in a truly hair-raising performance as the oppressively judgmental fishing village
The ghosts of Versailles : a grand opera buffa in two acts by John Corigliano( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
Cold Sassy tree by Carlisle Floyd( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in German and held by 93 libraries worldwide
In the fourth and final opera of Wagner's Ring cycle, Brünnhilde redeems the world with her act of self-sacrifice
Show boat ( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
An enduring love story set against the back drop of racial prejudice
Great voices sing John Denver by John Denver( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( file )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Italian and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Three of today's great singing actors--Patricia Racette, Jonas Kaufmann, and Bryn Terfel--take on the leading roles in Puccini's thrilling opera that blends love, politics, and raw passion into an extraordinary theatrical masterpiece. Innocently caught between her lover, the freethinking painter Cavaradossi (Kaufmann), and Baron Scarpia, Rome's evil chief of police (Terfel), the beautiful singer Floria Tosca (Racette) must make the impossible choice between her honor and Cavaradossi's life--only to be betrayed in the end. Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leads the orchestra
Mefistofele by Arrigo Boito( visu )
3 editions published in 2014 in Italian and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Présentation de l'opéra en 4 actes MEFISTOFELE d'Arrigo Boïto par les enfants de la Chorale Vincent d'Indy, le choeur et l'orchestre de l'Opéra de Marseille, dirigés par Michelangelo Veltri, dans une mise en scène de Jacques Karpo. Principaux rôles chantés par Jewgenij Nestorenko, Lando Bartolini, Clarry Bartha, Zlatomira Nikolova, Tiziana Sojat et Jacques Noël
Encores! : great performances at the Met ( visu )
2 editions published in 2015 in Italian and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( file )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Italian and German and held by 36 libraries worldwide
The magnetic Patricia Racette delivers a vocal your-de-force as the young geisha Cio-Cio-San whose life is destroyed by Marcello Giordani's Pinkerton, the dashing US Navy Lieutenant who plays with her feelings. Patrick Summers conducts one of Puccini's most melodious scores, with Maria Zifchak as Cio-Cio-San's faithful servant Suzuki and Dwayne Croft as the American consul Sharpless, who sees the tragedy coming but is unable to prevent it
Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten( file )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Philip Langridge delivers a searing performance as the title hero, a fisherman accused by a hostile community of causing the death of his apprentice. Patricia Racette is Ellen Orford, the woman who stands by him, and Alan Opie sings Captain Balstrode, the man who realizes he is unable to protect Peter. A young Stephanie Blythe is Auntie, the innkeeper, and David Atherton conducts Britten’s first and most successful opera
Don Carlo by Giuseppe Verdi( file )
2 editions published in 2006 in French and Italian and held by 33 libraries worldwide
It takes an opera company with a depth of resources and talent to do justice to Verdi's monumental, grand opera. Under James Levine's authoritative and impassioned direction, René Pape gives a monumental portrayal of King Philip, who must come to grips with the consequences of his actions: marrying Elizabeth (Patricia Racette) when she had been promised to his son, Don Carlo (Johan Botha), who opposes Philip politically. Olga Borodina is a sumptuous Eboli, Elizabeth's rival, and Dmitri Hvorostovsky is magnetic as Carlo's best friend Rodrigo
Andrea Chenier by Umberto Giordano( file )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Marcelo Álvarez stars in the title role of the real-life poet André Chénier, an early supporter of the French Revolution who was executed on the guillotine. Patricia Racette is Maddalena, the aristocratic young woman who falls in love with Chénier and tries to save him--only to end up sharing his destiny. Željko Lučić is Gérard, the servant-turned-revolutionary leader, and Gianandrea Noseda conducts the thrilling verismo score
Tosca : opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in Italian and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Luc Bondy's dramatic production of Puccini's operatic thriller stars Patricia Racette in the title role of the jealous diva, opposite Roberto Alagna as her lover, Cavaradossi, the painter whose political ideals lead them both into tragedy. George Gagnidze is Scarpia, the villainous chief of police who wants Tosca for himself. Riccardo Frizza leads the Met's musical forces in this powerful verismo score
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( file )
1 edition published in 1998 in Italian and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Soprano Patricia Racette is deeply moving as Violetta, the courtesan of the title and one of Verdi's most beloved creations. Marcelo Álvarez sings Alfredo, the young man whose devotion and honesty make her give up her life of endless partying. They leave the city of Paris together--only to have their idyllic existence shattered when Alfredo's father (Vladimir Chernov) forces Violetta to renounce his son. Heartbroken, Violetta returns to her past life, leaving a shattered, uncomprehending Alfredo behind. Only when it is too late does he learn the truth. In one of the great reconciliation scenes in all of opera, Alfredo and the terminally ill Violetta are reunited--just before she dies in his arms
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Alternative Names
Patricia Racette American opera soprano
Patricia Racette Amerikaans zangeres
Patricia Racette amerikansk sångare
Patricia Racette amerikansk sanger
Patricia Racette amerikansk songar
Patricia Racette artiste lyrique
Patricia Racette soprano statunitense
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