WorldCat Identities

Rancatore, Desirée

Overview
Works: 24 works in 52 publications in 4 languages and 662 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Filmed operas  Televised operas  Live sound recordings  Operas  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  History  Televised performances 
Roles: Singer, Performer
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Desirée Rancatore
La cambiale di matrimonio by Gioacchino Rossini( )

6 editions published in 2007 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Huguenots by Giacomo Meyerbeer( )

3 editions published in 2003 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After dominating the international opera stage for more than 30 years, Dame Joan Sutherland takes a final bow in her stunning farewell performance of Les Huguenots, Meyerbeer's grand French opera. Now regarded as one of the most memorable nights in Australia's musical history, Sutherland's formidable vocal skill is on full display throughout the demanding score, while conductor Richard Bonynge inspires orchestral brilliance at every turn
Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in German and Italian and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This sublime comedy, which deubted in Dresden in 1911, features the ecstasy and agony of young love, amorous scheming and hilarious sexual confusion in a bygone Vienna"--Container
Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a feud between the Scottish families of Ravenswood and Lammermoor, Enrico (Lord Henry Ashton of Lammermoor) has gained the upper hand over Edgardo (Edgar of Ravenswood), killing his kinsmen and taking over his estates. By the time of the opera's action, however, Enrico's fortunes have begun to wane. In political disfavor, he stakes all on uniting his family with that of Arturo (Lord Arthur Bucklaw), whom he means to force his sister, Lucia (Lucy Ashton), to marry
Die Zauberflöte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The tale of Prince Tamino's quest for love, truth and beauty is set in a mysterious forest and features wild, exotic beasts."
Die Entführung aus dem Serail, part 1 : Singspiel in 3 Akten, KV 384 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

4 editions published in 2005 and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Abduction from the Seraglio : Mozart in Turkey by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This captivating program combines key scenes from Mozart's singspiel The Abduction from the Seraglio as performed at the spectacular Topkapi Palace with a documentary about the intricate process of rehearsing the production. A winner of the International Broadcasting Convention's Golden Rembrandt, the program also provides fresh insights into the personal life of Mozart, the history of the Enlightenment, and life in the harem through commentary by opera director Elijah Moshinsky and Alev Lytle Croutier, author of Harem: The World Behind the Veil. Paul Groves, Yelda Kodalli, Desiree Rancatore, Lynton Atkinson, Peter Rose, and Oliver Tobias star
Les contes d'Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach( Recording )

3 editions published in 2004 in French and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pierre Monteux, a master of French repertoire, conducts in this 1955 performance of Offenbach's Les Contes d'Hoffman. This Metropolitan Opera production features an all-star cast that includes Rise Stevens, Richard Tucker, Roberta Peters, and Lucine Amara
Die Entführung aus dem Serail K. 384 ; [as heard in the motion picture "Mozart in Turkey"] = The abduction from the seraglio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

3 editions published in 2000 in German and Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les contes d'Hoffmann [collection] : opéra fantastique en 4 actes by Jacques Offenbach( )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vocal parts are manuscript, many carrying performers' names. Nine parts are in Italian and 15 are in English. Eight of the English parts are marked "grand opera version." The chorus parts are English holographs marked "Meltzer version." Many bear performers' names. There are also two packages of interpolations in English. The promptbooks are typescript in English. Four bear the title "The love tales of Hoffmann," in a translation by Charles Swickard, and three are marked "Meltzer version." The dialogue parts are typescript, in English, in two sets. Performers' names appear on several parts
New year's concert 2000 by Wiener Philharmoniker( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Zubin Mehta conducts the Wienener Philharmonker in various excerpts by various composers
Die Entführung aus dem Serail by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Rigoletto melodramma in tre atti ; aus dem Teatro la Fenice, Venedig by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Le Comte Ory by Gioacchino Rossini( )

1 edition published in 2014 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Die Entführung aus dem Serail by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Complete works : Mozart 1756 - 2006, 250 years by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Les contes d'Hoffmann : opera in three acts, prologue and epilogue ... by Jacques Offenbach( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Verdi's last work is his only major comedy and one of his crowning glories. Judith Raskin and Luigi Alva are the enchanting Fenton and Nannetta who want to be married even though her father, Ford (Frank Guarrera), objects. Ford's wife Alice (Phyllis Curtin) is being wooed by Falstaff (Ezio Flagello) who is also interested in Meg Page (Mildred Miller). Fortunately Dame Quickly (Fedora Barbieri) is a match for Falstaff and teaches him a lesson
Don Pasquale by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Shows scenes photographed during rehearsal in December 1978 at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City
 
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Alternative Names
Desirée Rancatore Italiaans zangeres

Desirée Rancatore Italian operatic soprano

Desirée Rancatore italienische Sopranistin

Desirée Rancatore italiensk sångare

Desirée Rancatore italiensk sanger

Desirée Rancatore italiensk songar

Desirée Rancatore soprano italien

Languages
German (13)

Italian (13)

French (5)

English (2)