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Wiener Staatsoper

Works: 917 works in 1,644 publications in 6 languages and 19,051 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Operas  Live sound recordings  Fiction  Filmed operas  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films  Musical settings  Television adaptations 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Production personnel, Musician, Producer, Singer, Other, orc, Artist, Editor
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Wiener Staatsoper
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( )

22 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in Italian and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical excerpts drawn from Puccini's Turandot (London 414 274-2) with descriptive narration by Robert Lyall, to promote the upcoming production of the opera on October 21 & 22, 2005 by Opera Grand Rapids in De Vos Hall
Die Frau ohne Schatten by Richard Strauss( )

11 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strauss and Hofmannsthal's sumptuous and magical fairy tale receives an authoritative performance conducted by the great Karl Böhm, a protégé of the composer, in his last Met broadcast. The extraordinary cast is led by Leonie Rysanek as the Empress, the "woman without a shadow" of the title, who stars opposite James King as the ethereal Emperor, Walter Berry as the goodhearted Barak the Dyer, Ursula Schröder-Feinen as the hapless Dyer's Wife, and Mignon Dunn as the sinister Nurse
Wozzeck : opera in three acts and fifteen scenes by Alban Berg( Visual )

36 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story encompasses the gruesome detail, horror, passion, and torment that characterized works of the German Expresionist movement. Wozzeck is an impoverished soldier driven insane by his manipulative superiors and his mistress' infidelity. In a jealous rage, he stabs her, then drowns when he tries to wash the blood from his hands
Nabucco by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

11 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in Italian and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lyric drama in four parts
Elektra by Richard Strauss( Visual )

35 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the violent revenge of Elektra, mourning the murder of her father by his wife and her lover
Oedipe by Georges Enesco( )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in French and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oedipe: Tragédie-lyrique en quatre actes, op.23. Livret: Edmond Fleg
The great moments from Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss( )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lohengrin by Richard Wagner( )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in German and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This broadcast of Wagner's most romantic opera stars René Kollo as the knight of the Holy Grail who arrives in a boat pulled by a swan to defend the innocent Elsa, played by Pilar Lorengar. Mignon Dunn is the dark and malevolent Ortrud who poisons the couple's happiness, with some help from her husband, Telramund (Donald McIntyre). James Levine leads the Met orchestra, bringing out the shimmer and the thunder of the score, along with every shade of expression in between
Fidelio by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

6 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The well loved team of Waltraud Meier and Placido Domingo join conductor Daniel Barenboim in a complete recording of Beethoven's intense and dramatic opera
Don Carlo by Giuseppe Verdi( )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in Italian and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young Leonie Rysanek triumphs in her second Met broadcast of the almost four dozen she would do during her astonishing career. Here she is Elizabeth of Valois, married to King Philip II of Spain (Jerome Hines), even though she loves his son, Don Carlo (Giulio Gari). Rysanek's heartbreaking performance fully connects with Elizabeth's passion and despair. Beloved baritone Robert Merrill is Don Carlo's friend, Roderigo, killed by the Inquisition. Blanche Thebom is Princess Eboli and future superstar Martina Arroyo is heard in her Met debut role as the Celestial Voice
Erich Kunz sings German university songs by Erich Kunz( )

2 editions published in 1999 in German and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Budd by Benjamin Britten( )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Budd, a paragon of simple goodness and virile beauty, is press-ganged into the crew of the HMS Indomitable
Don Giovanni (highlights) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

2 editions published in 1991 in Italian and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights from the original soundtrack of the Joseph Losey film
German University songs by Erich Kunz( )

3 editions published in 2000 in German and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( )

4 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madama Butterfly concerns the disastrous results of a young American naval officer's marriage to a pretty geisha
Pagliacci by Ruggiero Leoncavallo( )

2 editions published in 2008 in Italian and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete in two acts, sung in Italian
Waldemar Kmentt by Waldemar Kmentt( )

3 editions published in 2009 in German and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ferruccio Furlanetto by Ferruccio Furlanetto( )

2 editions published in 2014 in Italian and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orchestral masterpieces by Sergey Prokofiev( )

2 editions published in 2004 in Russian and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luisa Miller by Giuseppe Verdi( )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in Italian and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poor Luisa Miller (Katia Ricciarelli) has given her heart to a man she knows as "Carlo." But he is really Rodolfo (Luciano Pavarotti), the son of Count Walter (Paul Plishka), who is being pressured by the Count to marry another woman. Despite every effort of Lucia's loving father (Leo Nucci), the evil Wurm (John Cheek), eventually triumphs. But it's Verdi's passionate music that wins in the end, brought to life by a cast who knows how to stir our hearts
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Audience level: 0.44 (from 0.28 for Billy Budd ... to 0.90 for Im Palast ...)

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Wozzeck : opera in three acts and fifteen scenes
Alternative Names
Folk Opera Orchestra of Vienna.

Konzertvereinigung Orchester der Wiener Volksoper

Konzertvereinigung Wiener Volksoper

Konzertvereinigung Wiener Volksopernorchester.

Opera Popolare di Vienna Orchestra

Orch. der Wiener Volksoper

Orchester d. Volksoper Wien.

Orchester der Staatlichen Wiener Staatsoper

Orchester der Volksoper

Orchester der Volksoper Wien

Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper in der Volksoper

Orchester der Wiener Volkseper

Orchester der Wiener Volksoper.

Orchester der Wiener Volksoper, Staatsoper

Orchestra della Volksoper di Vienna.

Orchestra dell'Opera Popolare di Vienna

Orchestra of the People's Opera of Vienna

Orchestra of the Vienna Folk Opera

Orchestra of the Vienna State People's Opera

Orchestra of the Vienna Volksoper

Orchestra of the Vienna Volksopera Academy

Orchestra of the Wiener Volksoper

Orchestra of Vienna State Opera in the Volksoper

Orchestra of Vienna Volksoper

Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Vienne au Volksoper

Orchestre de l'Opéra Populaire de Vienne

Orchestre du Volksoper de Vienne.

Orquesta de la Ópera de Viena

Orquesta de la Ópera Popular de Viena

Staatliches Volksopern-Orchester

Staatliches Volksopern-Orchester Wien

Staatliches Wiener Volksopern-Orchester.

Staatliches Wiener Volksopernorchester

Symphonie-Orchester der Wiener Volksoper

Symphonieorchester der Volksoper (Wien)

Symphonieorchester der Wiener Volksoper.

Vienna Folksopera Orchestra

Vienna Opera Orchestra

Vienna Peoples Opera Orchestra

Vienna Volksoper Orchestra

Volksoper Orchester Wien

Volksoper Orchestra

Volksoper Orchestra of Vienna

Volksoper Orchestra Wien

Volksoper Symphonie-Orchester

Volksoper Symphonieorchester

Volksoper Symphony Orchestra

Volksoper (Viena). Orchester

Volksoper Wien Orchestra

Volksoper Wien Symphonie-Orchester

Volksoper Wien Symphonieorchester


Volksopernorchester Wien

Wiener Opernorchester

Wiener Opernorchester Volksoper, Wien

Wiener Volksoper Orchester

Wiener Volksoperenorchester.

Wiener Volksopern-Orchester.

Wiener Volksopernorchester.

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