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Opera Australia Chorus

Works: 72 works in 143 publications in 6 languages and 1,679 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Filmed operas  Televised operas  Film adaptations  Operas  Musical settings  Nonfiction television programs  Television adaptations  Nonfiction films  Live sound recordings 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Instrumentalist, Other
Classifications: M2010, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Opera Australia
The love for three oranges by Sergey Prokofiev( )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aquí, Valery Gergiev y su espléndido equipo ruso, predeciblemente, optan correctamente por el texto ruso y se introducen en él con gusto. El coro, que se divide para representar lo trágico, lo cómico, lo excéntrico, es excelente. La orquesta es magnífica
Symphony no. 9 : "choral" by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in German and English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

?All people become brothers.? Beethoven?s epic final symphony, a vision for music ? and for humanity. The 1000 Years of Classical Music album series presents Beethoven?s Ninth Symphony, renowned for its uplifting finale ?Ode to Joy?. This album is part of 1000 Years of Classical Music ? a series of 100 volumes charting the history of music to be released on ABC Classics
Rusalka by Antonín Dvořák( )

4 editions published in 2008 in Czech and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dvořák’s colorful romantic fairy tale, based on the classic story of the Little Mermaid, comes to life with the enchanting Gabriela Beňačková in the title role, the water nymph Rusalka who sings the famous “Song to the Moon.” Ben Heppner stars as the Prince she falls in love with. Sergei Koptchak is Rusalka’s father, the Water Gnome, Stefania Toczyska sings the witch Ježibaba, and Janis Martin is the Foreign Princess, Rusalka’s rival. John Fiore conducts this performance from the opera’s Met premiere run
Lakmé : opera in three acts by Léo Delibes( Visual )

6 editions published in 2012 in French and Undetermined and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lakmé, Delibes' greatest opera, is performed by Opera Australia in all its oriental glory. Starring the exquisite coloratura soprano Emma Matthews as the innocent girl priestess Lakmé, and superb tenor Aldo Di Toro as the lovestruck Gerald, the story tackles religion and cross-cultural love against a backdrop of British rule in India in the mid-19th century"--Container
Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Never performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra before, and rarely heard in concert at all, the Requiem by Antonín Dvořák captured on this CD from a live concert seems a near-forgotten masterpiece. Dvořák scholar Gervase Hughes cites this work for four soloists, chorus and orchestra as one of the composer's finest sacred creations, 'a deeply moving expression of faith on the part of a composer whose religious conviction never wavered'"--Container
Chorus : great opera choruses by Opera Australia( )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic 100 opera concert : the gala concert presented by Opera Australia and ABC Classic FM( )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in Undetermined and Italian and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madama Butterfly concerns the disastrous results of a young American naval officer's marriage to a pretty geisha
The marriage of Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charming, lighthearted and fizzing with subversive wit, Neil Armfield's sparkling production of The Marriage of Figaro masterfully captures Mozart's most popular comedic opera
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in French and English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"World-class opera in a spectacualr setting: Opera Australia's Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour presents Bizet's Carmen in all its sizzling passion. Rinat Shaham stars as the sexy and capricious Carmen, taunting the men around her, even as she delights in their adulation. But after attacking another women at the cigarette factory with a knife, Carmen ahs to turn her seductive wiles on her guard, Don Jose, to escape going to prison, Passion and desire turn to jealousy and rage when Don Jose discovers he has a rival, the famous toreador Escamillo; at the gates of the bullring, Carmen must choose between her lovers, her liberty and her life"--Container
Don Giovanni : dramma giocoso by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Italian and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this first program Ruggero Raimondo, the world-renowned Italian bass-baritone, returns to his birthplace of Bologna, to perform the title role in Mozart's masterwork Don Giovanni
The Mikado : or the town of Titipu : an operetta in two acts by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mikado by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Operettevoorstelling, opgenomen op 24 en 25 mei 2011 in het Arts Centre, Melbourne
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La Traviata, one of the world's best-loved romantic operas, is performed under the starts on a floating, mirrored stage on Sydney Harbour, with the city, Opera House and Harbour Bridge acting as a stunning backdrop. Giuseppe Verdi's captivating music is performed with the orchestra concealed in a studio beneath the stage to ensure the finest amplified sound combines with the superlative singing of the cast. Emma Matthews thrills as the courtesan Violetta who, against her better judgement, falls in love with Alfredo, the dazzling Italian tenor Gianluca Terranova. But their relationship is doomed on two counts: Violetta's illness, and society's moral views of a courtesan's place within their world. With a colossal, glittering Swarovski chandelier illuminating the stage and fireworks embellishing the night-sky this is a La Traviata without equal"--Container
Bliss by Brett Dean( Recording )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Golem by Larry Sitsky( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in Undetermined and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norma : tragedia lirica in due atti by Vincenzo Bellini( Visual )

8 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in English and Italian and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"If I tell you that today's Opera Easy is set in Ancient Gaul and features a conquering horde of Roman legionnaires," says host Natalie Choquette, "you might think that someone has written an opera on the comic strip Asterix and Obelix - but you'd be wrong. No, today's featured work does include Roman centurions but is centered on one of the most remarkable characters in all of 19th-century opera who gave her name to this opera. Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome the Druid priestess Norma."
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in Italian and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luciano Pavarotti and Mirella Freni's incomparable partnership as Rodolfo and Mimi, the tragic lovers in Puccini's much-loved bittersweet opera, is captured for posterity in this live recording from the San Francisco opera. Francesca Zambello's production boasts a superlative cast with Gino Quilico as Marcello, Nicolai Ghiaurov as Colline, Stephen Dickson as Schaunard and Sandra Pacetti as Musetta. The Italian conductor Tiziano Severini drew critical acclaim for his passionate and spontaneous reading of the score
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Audience level: 0.43 (from 0.31 for The mikado ... to 0.71 for Bliss / ...)

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Alternative Names

controlled identityAustralian Opera. Chorus

Chór Opera Australia.

Chorus Opera Australia (Melbourne).

Opera Australia Chór

Opera Australia Chorus

Opera Australia (Melbourne). Chorus.

The Opera Australia Chorus

English (26)

Italian (14)

French (9)

Czech (4)

German (3)

Latin (2)