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Ente lirico Arena di Verona

Overview
Works: 129 works in 258 publications in 4 languages and 2,725 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Filmed operas  Drama  Music videos  Televised operas  Film adaptations  Filmed performances  Television programs  Live sound recordings  Television adaptations 
Roles: Performer, Production personnel, Other, Editor, Musician, 475
Classifications: M1500.V47, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ente lirico Arena di Verona
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This performance of Puccino's Madama Butterfly was recorded in the open-air Arena di Verona
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 334 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
Il mondo alla rovescia by Antonio Salieri( )

2 editions published in 2010 in Italian and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Gioconda by Amilcare Ponchielli( )

2 editions published in 2005 in Italian and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With Renata Tebaldi wringing every bit of drama out of the title role, there are plenty of opportunities for goose bumps here. Add to that Carlo Bergonzi's glowing portrayal of the Enzo, the man she loves and the impassioned Fiorenza Cossotto as the woman he loves, plus one jealous husband (Bonaldo Giaiotti), and an Inquisition spy (Cornell MacNeil) bent on revenge, and you have operatic extravagance at its wonderful best, all set in romantic, mysterious 17th century Venice
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in Italian and No Linguistic content and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A performance of Verdi's last tragic opera, Otello. Based on the original Shakespeare play, this tragic story of love and intrigue was adapted by librettist Boito
Il trovatore : [opera in four acts] by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in Italian and English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plot revolves around its two female characters. Acuzena is the daughter of a gypsy who, fifteen years before, was burned as a witch for cursing the young son of a nobleman. In revenge, Acuzena abducted the son to throw into the embers of the same fire, but, in her distress, threw in her own son. She has brought up the other child as her own. Leonora (Sutherland) is a lady-in-waiting at court who is loved by two men, the Count di Luna, who is the older son of the nobleman who had Acuzena's mother burned, and Manrico, the troubadour, and leader of the rebel forces engaged in civil war against the count. Tragedy results when the four come together
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

10 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in 4 languages and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful but icy Chinese princess is won by a handsome prince travelling the countryside incognito
Nabucco by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in Italian and No Linguistic content and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the reign of Nebuchadnezzar (Nabucco), King of Babylon, tells the tale of Nabucco's fictitious daughters, Abigaille and Fenena, who are rivals for the love of Ismaele, nephew of the King of Jerusalem
Otello : opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1997 in Italian and English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on William Shakespeare's play by the same title, in which play the evil Iago plants the seeds of doubt in Othello's mind about Desdemona's fidelity. VHS format
Rigoletto : opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in Italian and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A performance of the Verdi opera about the deformed court jester named Rigoletto who works for the licentious Dkuke of Mantua and Rigoletto's beautiful daughter, Gilda. Gilda falls in love with the Duke when he poses as a penniless student. Courtiers later abduct Gilda and take her to the Duke; Rigoletto vows revenge and hires an assassin to kill the Duke. Instead, Gilda sacrifices herself for her lover and dies in her father's arms
Requiem by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

4 editions published between 1980 and 1992 in Latin and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Italian and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini's tragic opera about love and betrayal in Italy of the Napoleonic times
Attilla by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in Italian and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 5th-century Italy, a barbaric age of Huns and Ostrogoths. This patriotic tale of the downfall of the infamous King of the Huns gained popularity in Risorgimento Italy of the mid-1800s. The great Russian bass, Evgeny Nesterenko, takes the title role in this story of power and treachery
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in Italian and English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cruel and lustful police chief uses the jealousy of the famed singer Tosca to make her betray her lover who has hidden an escaped political prisoner. To save her lover Tosca agrees to give herself to the police chief but learns too late that he has tricked her when her lover is executed
Aïda : melodramma in 4 atti by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in Italian and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The love of an enslaved Ethiopian princess for an Egyptian general brings tragedy to all involved
I Pagliacci : drama in a prologue and two acts by Ruggiero Leoncavallo( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the tragedy of a jealous husband in an improvisational theatre
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

3 editions published between 1981 and 1987 in Italian and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A performance of the Verdi opera about the deformed court jester named Rigoletto who works for the licentious Duke of Mantua and Rigoletto's beautiful daughter, Gilda. Gilda falls in love with the Duke when he poses as a penniless student. Courtiers later abduct Gilda and take her to the Duke; Rigoletto vows revenge and hires an assassin to kill the Duke. Instead, Gilda sacrifices herself for her lover and dies in her father's arms
Aïda by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Italian and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La grande notte a Verona : 75th anniversary Arena di Verona( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Italian and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmen : opera in quattro atti by Georges Bizet( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in French and Italian and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 19th century Seville, the lusty, tempestuous Carmen seduces a naive Army corporal, Don José. Jose abandons his career, his fiancee and even his dying mother for the love of this sultry gypsy. But soon she spurns him for the love of a toreador, Escamillo. Crazed with jealousy, José begs Carmen to reutrn to him, but her taunting declaration of independence results in tragedy
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityFondazione Arena di Verona

Arena

Arena di Verona

Arena di Verona Ente autonomo

Arena di Verona-Spettacoli lirici

Arena (Verona)

Ente Arena di Verona

Ente autonomo Arena di Verona

Ente Autonomo Spettacoli Lirici

Ente Lirico Arena di Verona

Ente lirico Arena Verona

Ente lirico Verona

Lirica in Arena

Lirica in Arena (Verona)

Lirica in Arena Vérone, Italie

Teatro Arena di Verona

Languages
Italian (110)

English (11)

Latin (4)

French (2)