Teatro alla Scala
Most widely held works about Teatro alla Scala
Most widely held works by Teatro alla Scala
Norma by Vincenzo Bellini ( Recording )
67 editions published between 1831 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 784 libraries worldwide
Pollione, a Roman Proconsul, has two children by Norma, a Druid priestess, in the course of a long relationship. Norma isn't as young and beautiful as once she was. A temple virgin, Adalgisa, is young and beautiful. Pollione must have her. He has importuned the young virgin to run away with him to Rome, and she has finally agreed. When Norma learns of Pollione's faithlessness, she threatens to kill the two children. Before she can do this, the Druid temple priests apprehend Pollione as he attempts to abscond with their sacred virgin, Adalgisa. The priests build a pyre to burn Pollione to death. Norma relents. Instead of killing the children, she blames herself for her misery and climbs onto the pyre to die with Pollione.
Cavalleria rusticana by Pietro Mascagni ( Recording )
107 editions published between 1930 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 740 libraries worldwide
Performance of the one-act opera by Pietro Mascagni.
Pagliacci by Ruggiero Leoncavallo ( Recording )
62 editions published between 1930 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 709 libraries worldwide
The leader of a travelling comedy troupe becomes jealous over his young wife's supposed unfaithfulness.
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini ( Recording )
48 editions published between 1930 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 693 libraries worldwide
Aïda by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
73 editions published between 1872 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 675 libraries worldwide
The action takes place in ancient Egypt and tells of the love of Radames, the captain of the guard, for a slave girl, Aïda. She is the daughter of the King of Ethiopia, who is captured by Radames and the Egyptian troops. Tricked into betraying military secrets, Radames is condemned to be buried alive. He is joined by Aïda, who dies with him.
Simon Boccanegra by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
27 editions published between 1859 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 593 libraries worldwide
A live recording of Verdi's opera, produced for television and performed at La Scala in Milan in 1979. Simon Boccanegra is one of Verdi's most profound characters, a complex man ruled by love of family and devotion to country. The compelling, richly colored music vividly embodies the tangled personal passions and political rivalries of Renaissance Venice.
Macbeth by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
46 editions published between 1849 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 537 libraries worldwide
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini ( Recording )
56 editions published between 1926 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 528 libraries worldwide
Love story set in the Latin Quarter in Paris amongst the Bohemian students, whose hectic gaiety only partially masks their despair and pain.
Medea by Luigi Cherubini ( Recording )
46 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 484 libraries worldwide
Madama Butterfly ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in Italian and held by 481 libraries worldwide
The innocent Japanese heroine of the title is deserted by her faithless American husband and finally driven to suicide.
Aida ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in Italian and English and held by 462 libraries worldwide
An Egyptian soldier falls in love with his Ethiopian captive.
Don Carlos by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
29 editions published between 1884 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 442 libraries worldwide
The film of this live performance at La Scala dates from December 1992. The sumptuous production, direced by Franco Zeffirelli, features an all-star cast including Luciano Pavarotti, Samule Ramey, Paolo Coni, Daniela Dessi, conducted by Riccardo Muti.
Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
55 editions published between 1861 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 415 libraries worldwide
A filmed live performance from La Scala in Milan of Verdi's opera about friendship, frustrated love, jealousy, murder and forgiveness, set in Boston on the eve of the American revolution. Actor Richard Thomas is the host and narrator for this Zeffirelli production which was originally broadcast on television.
La Gioconda by Amilcare Ponchielli ( Recording )
26 editions published between 1952 and 2007 in Italian and No Linguistic content and held by 415 libraries worldwide
La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
37 editions published between 1869 and 2011 in Italian and held by 412 libraries worldwide
Leonora and Don Alvaro are preparing to elope when her father enters the room to stop them. He has opposed their marriage because of Don Alvaro's mixed ancestory. In a token of surrender, Alvaro throws his pistol to the floor which discharges. Fatally wounded, the Marquis curses Leonora and the force of destiny is thus set in motion. Leonora escapes and goes to a monastery to repent and spend her last days. Her brother, Don Carlo, has vowed to hunt her and Alvaro down and kill them to vendicate his father's death. Don Carlo and Alvaro meet in Italy during the war, and before Carlo can extract his vengeance, Alvaro escapes. He unknowingly goes to the same monastery as Leonora. One evening, Carlo arrives and the two duel. All three of their paths converge for a final fatal time.
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
53 editions published between 1853 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 404 libraries worldwide
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
56 editions published between 1929 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 403 libraries worldwide
Verdi's melodrama in three acts tells the story of a young man's (Alfredo) love for the beautiful courtesan, Violetta.
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
68 editions published between 1931 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 402 libraries worldwide
Il turco in Italia by Gioacchino Rossini ( Recording )
24 editions published between 1837 and 2006 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 400 libraries worldwide
Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioacchino Rossini ( Recording )
38 editions published between 1820 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 396 libraries worldwide
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