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Opera Australia Chorus

Overview
Works: 79 works in 138 publications in 6 languages and 1,953 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical settings  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Music videos  Parodies, imitations, etc  Filmed operas  Operas  History 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Instrumentalist
Classifications: M1500.P977, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Opera Australia
Rusalka by Antonín Dvořák( )

2 editions published in 2008 in Czech and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love for three oranges by Sergey Prokofiev( )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Requiem by Giuseppe Verdi( )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 174 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 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in Undetermined and Italian and held by 166 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 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 161 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 opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in Italian and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An American lieutenant marries a beautiful young geisha, to the dismay of her family. Shortly after the wedding the lieutenant departs for America, and his wife bears him a child, alone. Three years later she excitedly awaits his return, only to find to her shock and despair, that he is returning with an American wife."--Container
Lakmé opera in three acts( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Indian priestess falls tragically in love with a British officer
The Mikado by W. S Gilbert( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The parody of British Victorian life, spiced with the usual topical allusions to English customs and institutions, set in a Japanese Never-Never Land, is performed by The Australian Opera
Patience, or Bunthorne's bride by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in the early 20th century, the aesthetic poet Bunthorne sings his love for Patience, the village milkmaid. Meanwhile he has captured the heart of every other lady in the village. Upon the arrival of the idyllic poet Grosvenor, all hell breaks loose when he proposes to Patience."--Container
The Mikado by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and French and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The parody of British Victorian life, spiced with the usual topical allusions to English customs and institutions, set in a Japanese Never-Never Land
The marriage of Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 29 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. In this classic performance, recorded live at the Sydney Opera House, Patrick Summers conducts an energetic fresh-voiced cast
La traviata( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Italian and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of the tragic love affair between a courtesan, Violetta, and her young admirer, Alfredo Germont, in eighteenth-century Paris
Don Giovanni opera in two acts( Visual )

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

Rigoletto( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 23 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 : or the town of Titipu : an operetta in two acts by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 20 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
The Golem by Larry Sitsky( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 9 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
 
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Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.40 (from 0.28 for The Mikado ... to 0.71 for The Golem ...)

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Alternative Names

controlled identityAustralian Opera. Chorus

Australian Opera Chorus.

Chór Opera Australia.

Opera Australia Chór

Opera Australia Chorus

The Australian Opera Chorus.

Languages
English (25)

Italian (10)

French (5)

Czech (2)

German (1)

Latin (1)

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