Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Most widely held works about Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Most widely held works by Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
The Metropolitan Opera stories of the great operas ( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and Persian and held by 1,518 libraries worldwide
La Bohème ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1907 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,223 libraries worldwide
Metropolitan Opera's production of the opera by Puccini. The relationships of two Bohemians and their sweethearts develop stormily until both couples separate. While the two men are lamenting their loneliness in their Paris attic, one of the girl friends comes for help for the other who has consumption and wants to be taken to her lover to die. The opera is followed by a special program showing behind the scenes preparation for the production.
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
69 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 890 libraries worldwide
The story of a beautiful courtesan dying of consumption and her love for a poor nobleman.
La Traviata ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1955 and 1991 in Italian and English and held by 739 libraries worldwide
The story of a beautiful courtesan dying of consumption and her love for a poor nobleman. Based on Giuseppe Verdi's opera.
Sing me a story : the Metropolitan Opera's book of opera stories for children by Jane Rosenberg ( Book )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 737 libraries worldwide
An illustrated retelling of the plots of fifteen well-known operas.
Aida ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1907 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 702 libraries worldwide
An Egyptian soldier falls in love with his Ethiopian captive.
Vanessa by Samuel Barber ( Recording )
25 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in English and French and held by 651 libraries worldwide
Turandot ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in Italian and English and held by 636 libraries worldwide
Puccini's Turandot based on an outstanding MET production from 1988 with Eva Marton and Placido Damingo.
Lucia di Lammermoor ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in Italian and held by 622 libraries worldwide
Encrico tries to force his sister to wed Arturo in order to save a family fortune.
Carmen ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in French and held by 578 libraries worldwide
In 19th century Seville, Carmen seduces a naive Army corporal, Don José, who abandons his career, his fiancée, and his dying mother for Carmen.
The barber of Seville by Gioacchino Rossini ( Recording )
47 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 536 libraries worldwide
This 1950 production of Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia features Lily Pons as Rosina, Giuseppe di Stefano as Count Almaviva and Guiseppe Valdengo as Figaro.
Carmen Oper in 4 Akten by Georges Bizet ( Recording )
81 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 491 libraries worldwide
Spectacle musical sur scène enregistré en direct en janvier 2010 au Metropolitan Opera de New York. Avec Elīna Garanča (Carmen) ; Roberto Alagna (Don José) ; Barbara Frittoli (Michaëla) ; Teddy Tohu Rhodes (Escamillo) ; et autres solistes ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra Chorus ; Yannick Nézet-Séquin, chef d'orchestre.
Die Walküre ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in German and held by 477 libraries worldwide
Videorecording of a performance sung in German of the second part of Wagner's Ring Cycle at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, in 1989.
L'Elisir d'amore ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in Italian and held by 472 libraries worldwide
A comic opera about a young man who drinks a "magic" potion to make the girl he desires fall in love with him.
Siegfried ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in German and held by 457 libraries worldwide
The third opera in the "Ring cycle." Siegfried follows the adventures of the son of demigods Siegmund and Sieglinde as he conquers his enemies and rescues the beauteous Brunnhilde with the help of his magic sword.
Lohengrin ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in German and English and held by 454 libraries worldwide
Story of the Swan Knight, who comes to rescue the falsely accused Elsa, stays to marry her, and then must leave her when she disobeys his warning not to question his name or lineage.
Don Carlo ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in Italian and English and held by 446 libraries worldwide
Philip II of Spain marries Elisabeth de Valois, who was engaged to his son, the Infante, Don Carlos. In trying to secure freedom for the Netherlands, Carlos is arrested. Escaping, he meets Elisabeth secretly, but they are spied upon, and only the apparition of his grandfather, Charles V, saves Carlos from the Inquisition.
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
49 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in Italian and No Linguistic content and held by 424 libraries worldwide
The Met's production of Verdi's Otello from 1995, with Placido Domingo in one of his greatest roles opposite the stunning Renee Fleming in her first breakaway Met success.
Manon Lescaut ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in Italian and held by 419 libraries worldwide
Puccini's opera about a pair of doomed lovers. Previews of other opera highlights precede feature.
Macbeth by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
35 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 413 libraries worldwide
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