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Glyndebourne Festival Opera Company

Overview
Works: 625 works in 1,059 publications in 6 languages and 12,596 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Drama  Filmed operas  Televised operas  Film adaptations  Live sound recordings  Television adaptations  Nonfiction films  Nonfiction television programs  Musical films 
Roles: Performer, Production personnel, Singer, Producer
Classifications: M1500.M69, 782.1
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Most widely held works about Glyndebourne Festival Opera Company
 
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Most widely held works by Glyndebourne Festival Opera Company
The Marriage of Figaro : a comic opera in 4 acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

14 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in Italian and English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera based on Beaumarchais' sequel to his Barber of Seville
The making of an opera : Don Giovanni at Glyndebourne by John Higgins( Book )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in Italian and English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mozart's comedy presents a scenario where society overcomes its differences - social, sexual, generational - through the exercise of the humane values of mutual understanding, respect and forgiveness
Orfeo ed Euridice by Christoph Willibald Gluck( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in Italian and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Janet Baker stars in Peter Hall's acclaimed Glyndebourne Festival staging of Gluck's 18th century masterpiece. Janet Baker gives one of her finest portrayals as Orfeo, with Elisabeth Speiser as Euridice and Elizabeth Gale as Amore
Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in Italian and English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Figaro, the title character, is a matchmaker and man about town as well as a barber. He devises a way to get Rosina to marry Almaviva instead of her guardian, to whom she is already engaged
Idomeneo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

8 editions published between 1958 and 2000 in Italian and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A splendid keepsake of a production which must surely rank among Glyndebourne's greatest, a noble performance of the work in which Mozart's dramatic genius first attained its full stature."--Thomas Heinitz, Saturday Review. (cover)
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in French and English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 19th century Seville, the lusty, tempestuous Carmen seduces a naive Army corporal, Don Jose. Jose abandons his career, his fiancee and even his dying mother for the love of this sultry gypsy. Carmen, however, soon spurns Jose for the love a toreador, Escamillo. Crazed with jealousy, Jose begs Carmen to return to him, but her taunting declaration of independence results in tragedy
Lulu by Alban Berg( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in German and English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a pair of once-banned plays by the fin de siecle satirist Frank Wedekind, Alban Berg's operatic swansong charts the rise and fall of a serial seductress from life as a society hostess to eventual death at the hands of Jack the Ripper
La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in Italian and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfredo falls in love with the beautiful courtesan, Violetta Valery, who is dying from consumption
Flight by Jonathan Dove( )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jenůfa by Leoš Janáček( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in Czech and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An embittered widow drowns her infant grandson to save her beloved stepdaughter from the shame and hardship of raising an illegitimate child
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

7 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in Italian and English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mozart's version of the Don Juan legend
Tristan und Isolde : opera in three acts by Richard Wagner( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in German and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Glyndebourne's celebrated production of Nikolaus Lehnhoff's Tristan und Isolde is a supremely intelligent achievement; gravely beautiful, haunting and meditative, it is deeply reflective rather than visceral, fortified by Roland Aeschlimann's stunningly effective set, a womb-like space through which the protagonists move like gods."--Original container
Where the wild things are by Oliver Knussen( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera about a young boy named Max who is creating chaos around the house. Sent to bed without supper, he conjures up a fantasy world and sails to the Land of the Wild Things
Gianni Schicchi by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Italian and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this new production, filmed live at the Glyndebourne Opera House, Alessandro Corbelli takes the title role in Annabel Arden's whirlwind production of Puccini's compact opera
L'Ormindo by Pier Francesco Cavalli( Recording )

9 editions published between 1969 and 1995 in Italian and English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Wakefield, tenor Peter-Christph Runge, baritone Isabel Garcisanz, soprano Hanneke Van Bork, soprano Jean Allister, contralto Hugues Cuenod, tenor Anne Howells, mezzo-soprano Jane Berbie, mezzo-soprano Federico Davia, bass Richard van Allan, bass London Philharmonic Orchestra Raymond Leppard, director
La clemenza di Tito : opera seria in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in Italian and English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this performance of Mozart's last opera, Nicholas Hytner's staging for the Glyndebourne Festival Opera sheds new light on a story of passion that overrides loyalty and integrity that is tested to the extreme
Benjamin Britten's A midsummer night's dream by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glyndebourne's production of Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream is pure magic. Starring James Bowman, Ileana Cotrubas, Curt Appelgren, with music by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Bernard Haitink
Le nozze di Figaro : K. 492 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

6 editions published between 1936 and 1996 in Italian and German and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the entire opera
Le nozze di Figaro ; Symphony no. 38 : "Prague" ; Symphony no. 39 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

2 editions published in 2008 in Italian and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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La clemenza di Tito : opera seria in two acts
Alternative Names
Glyndebourne Mozart Opera Company

Glyndebourne Mozart Opera Festival

Languages
Italian (81)

English (55)

German (14)

French (6)

Czech (6)

Finnish (1)

Covers
Glyndebourne : an operatic miracle