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Opera Australia Chorus

Overview
Works: 76 works in 124 publications in 6 languages and 1,845 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Filmed operas  Musical settings  Televised operas  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations  Operas  Television adaptations  Cultural television programs  Music videos 
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 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rusalka by Antonín Dvořák( )

3 editions published in 2008 in Czech and held by 260 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
Chorus : great opera choruses by Opera Australia( )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 217 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 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 2008 in German and held by 210 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 )

1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 82 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
Requiem by Giuseppe Verdi( )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lakmé : opera in three acts( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Indian priestess falls tragically in love with a British officer
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in Undetermined and Italian and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madama Butterfly concerns the disastrous results of a young American naval officer's marriage to a pretty geisha
Le nozze di Figaro : opera buffa in quattro atti by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 31 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 : dramma giocoso by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Italian and held by 26 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
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in Italian and 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 )

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

Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )

5 editions published in 2013 in French and English and held by 22 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
Bliss by Brett Dean( Recording )

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

La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La Traviata, one of the world's best-loved romantic operas, is performed under the stars on a floating, mirrored stage in 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."--Container
The Golem by Larry Sitsky( Recording )

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

Norma by Vincenzo Bellini( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in Italian and English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live-registratie van de opera in de Sydney Opera House, augustus 1978. Geluid- en beeld restoratie 1991
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
The Gilbert & Sullivan collection : classic productions of the Savoy Operas, the Mikado, HMS Pinafore, Trial by jury, Patience, the gondoliers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trial by Jury: Based on Gilbert's own experiences as a barrister, this comedy pokes fun at thelaw and the legal profession
 
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Audience level: 0.42 (from 0.33 for Madama But ... to 0.72 for Carmen / ...)

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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.

Languages
English (20)

Italian (13)

French (5)

Czech (3)

German (2)

Latin (2)