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Opera Australia Chorus

Overview
Works: 69 works in 126 publications in 6 languages and 1,253 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Musical settings  Parodies, imitations, etc  Operas  Filmed operas 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Instrumentalist
Classifications: M1500.P83, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Opera Australia Publications about Opera Australia
Publications by Opera Australia Publications by Opera Australia
Most widely held works by Opera Australia
Rusalka by Antonín Dvořák ( )
2 editions published in 2008 in Czech and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rusalka: Lyrisches Märchen in drei Akten, op.114. Libretto: Jaroslav Kvapil
Love for three oranges by Sergey Prokofiev ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in Italian and English and held by 90 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
Requiem by Giuseppe Verdi ( )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chorus great opera choruses by Opera Australia ( )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini ( )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in Undetermined and Italian and held by 75 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 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Symphony no. 9 (Choral) by Ludwig van Beethoven ( )
1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 73 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
Lakmé by Léo Delibes ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2012 in French and Undetermined and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Opera Australia performs this famous opera, with Joan Sutherland in the title role of Lakme
The Mikado by W. S Gilbert ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 60 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
The Mikado by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and French and held by 32 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
Don Giovanni opera in two acts ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in Italian and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Don Giovanni, a libertine, a rake with a devil-may-care attitude, is portrayed by Teddy Tahu Rhodes in a production where he first appears on stage in a costume where less is definitely more! Charismatic and sexy, Rhodes's acting and singing is magnificent. His misused servant, Leporello, is played by Conal Coad, who skillfully promotes the opera's comic elements whilst delivering a thumping bass full of drama"--Container
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in Italian and English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells of the tragic love affair between a courtesan, Violetta, and her young admirer, Alfredo Germont, in eighteenth-century Paris
The marriage of Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2011 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 26 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
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in Italian and 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 : or the town of Titipu : an operetta in two acts by Arthur Sullivan ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Italian and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Opgenomen in de opera van Sydney in 1993
The Golem by Larry Sitsky ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in Undetermined and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carmen by Georges Bizet ( Visual )
3 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
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Australian Opera. Chorus

Australian Opera Chorus.
Chór Opera Australia.
Opera Australia Chór
Opera Australia Chorus
The Australian Opera Chorus.
Languages
English (22)
Italian (18)
French (6)
Czech (2)
German (1)
Latin (1)
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