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Opera Australia Chorus

Overview
Works: 76 works in 123 publications in 6 languages and 1,846 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Filmed operas  Musical settings  Film adaptations  Televised operas  Television adaptations  Operas  Nonfiction television programs  Musical films  Opera films 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Instrumentalist
Classifications: M1500.P977, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Opera Australia
Love for three oranges by Sergey Prokofiev( )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rusalka by Antonn Dvořk( )

2 editions published in 2008 in Czech and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Requiem by Giuseppe Verdi( )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the world's greatest maestros, Daniel Barenboim, leads a dream line-up of soloists in a magnificent performance of Verdi's Requiem. Among the performers are Jonas Kaufmann, Anja Harteros, Elina Garanca, and Rene Pape
Chorus great opera choruses by Opera Australia( )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in Undetermined and Italian and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madama Butterfly concerns the disastrous results of a young American naval officer's marriage to a pretty geisha
The classic 100 opera concert the gala concert presented by Opera Australia and ABC Classic FM( )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony no. 9 "choral" by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A five-part exploration of Ludwig von Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, examining the music itself along with the historical and personal setting in which it was created"--Guide p. 2
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in Italian and English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World-class opera in a spectacular setting: Opera Australia's Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour returns with Madama Butterfly. Puccini's masterpiece is one of opera's greatest tragic tales, with glorious music to match - including the 'Humming Chorus' and 'Un bel di'. But never before has it been so stunningly presented, with Sydney Harbour, the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge as a backdrop, brilliant fireworks illuminating the night sky and a lavish production directed by the renowned Alex Olle (La Fura dels Baus Hiromi Omura stars as Butterfly, the Japanese girl who marries a visiting American. With their child she waits expectantly for his return--but when his ship finally arrives, he is accompanied by his new American wife. Stricken by grief, Butterfly commits suicide, choosing to die with honour rather than live with shame. Experience the beauty and tragedy of Madama Butterfly, in all the splendour and elegance of Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour
Lakmé opera in three acts( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Indian priestess falls tragically in love with a British officer
The marriage of Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 30 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
Don Giovanni opera in two acts( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Italian and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mikado : or the town of Titipu : an operetta in two acts by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Japan, this operetta by Gilbert and Sullivan involves Nanki-Poo, who in disguise offers himself to the Lord High Executioner, to be beheaded, on the condition that he can marry Ko-Ko's ward Yum-Yum
Rigoletto( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of Opera Australia's best-loved productions, Elijah Moshinsky's retelling of Rigoletto draws Verdi's dark melodrama into a modern day mafioso underworld, inspired by Federico Fellini's all-time classic La Dolce Vita. Heading a glittering international cast is baritone Alan Opie in a commanding performance as the tortured jester, with Emma Mathews taking on the role of Gilda and Paul O'Neil as the lustful Duke. Conductor Giovanni Reggioli sympathetically captures the luscious yet fragile tones of Verdi's much-loved scrore, with it feast of sublime singing
The Mikado by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legendary Gilbert and Sullivan troupe, the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, joined forces with Hollywood for this 1939 Technicolor version of the fabled comic opera, the first complete work by the famed duo to be adapted for the screen, directed by musician and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Victor Schertzinger. The result is a lavish cinematic retelling of the British political satire set in exotic Japan. Nanki-Poo, son of the Mikado of Japan, fled his father's imperial court to escape marriage with Katisha, an elderly lady. Now, disguised as a traveling musician, he meets and falls in love with Yum-Yum, the young ward of Ko-Ko, a cheap tailor in the town of Titipu. Yum-Yum, however, is already betrothed to her guardian, and Nanki-Poo is in despair
The Golem by Larry Sitsky( Recording )

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

Bliss by Brett Dean( Recording )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thrilling new production from Sydney Harbour. Carmen tells the story of naive soldier Don Josè who abandons his childhood sweetheart & deserts the army when he falls under the spell of an alluring gypsy
The marriage of Figaro [highlights] by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the complete text of the libretto with annotations in both English and Italian and a critical historical commentary. The text also includes the background of the composer, biographies of the principal singers and conductor. The two accompanying CDs contain the complete opera sung in Italian
La bohème opera in four acts by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in Italian and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opgenomen in de opera van Sydney in 1993
The Mikado by Arthur Sullivan( Recording )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ohio Opera's 2008 Festival performance of Gilbert and Sullivan's classic opera includes all the music as well the complete dialogue
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityAustralian Opera. Chorus

Australian Opera Chorus.

Chr Opera Australia.

Opera Australia Chr

Opera Australia Chorus

The Australian Opera Chorus.

Languages
English (19)

Italian (12)

French (5)

Czech (2)

German (1)

Latin (1)