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Glyndebourne Festival Opera Company

Overview
Works: 627 works in 1,106 publications in 6 languages and 12,810 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Filmed operas  Television adaptations  Televised operas  Operas  Nonfiction television programs  Comedy films  Cultural television programs  Made-for-TV movies 
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 )

15 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in Italian and English and held by 669 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 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A battle of the sexes, loaded with confusion, mixed identities, a boy dressed up as a girl, and hilarious dialogue with plenty of double entendre. The impending marriage of Figaro to Susanna is threatened by the scheming of Count Almaviva, who desires Susanna for himself, and Marcellina, who wants to marry Figaro herself. All problems are resolved with the help of Countess Almaviva, and the couple are able to marry
Idomeneo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

10 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in Italian and held by 410 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)
Orfeo ed Euridice by Christoph Willibald Gluck( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in Italian and held by 396 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 )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in Italian and English and held by 391 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
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in French and English and held by 372 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 )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in German and English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on a pair of once-banned plays by the fin de siècle satirist Frank Wedekind, Alban Berg's operatic swansong charts the rise and fall of a femme fatale, a serial seductress, from life as a society heiress to prostitution and eventual death at the hands of Jack the Ripper"--Container
Flight by Jonathan Dove( )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

7 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 295 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
Don Giovanni : dramma giocoso by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

11 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in Italian and English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mozart's version of the Don Juan legend
Jenůfa by Leoš Janáček( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in Czech and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of passion, betrayal, and the transfiguring power of love. The embittered widow, Kostelnička, drowns her infant grandson to save her beloved stepdaughter Jenůfa from the shame and hardship of raising an illegitimate child
Where the wild things are by Oliver Knussen( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy named Max is creating chaos around the house. His exasperated mother sends him to bed without any supper. In his bedroom Max conjures up a fantasy world of forest and sea, and sails to the Land of the Wild Things to let the wild rumpus start
Tristan und Isolde : opera in three acts by Richard Wagner( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in German and held by 261 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
Gianni Schicchi by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Italian and held by 259 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
Le nozze di Figaro : K. 492 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

11 editions published between 1936 and 2002 in Italian and German and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the entire opera
L'Ormindo by Pier Francesco Cavalli( Recording )

8 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
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 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'incoronazione di Poppea by Claudio Monteverdi( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in Italian and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical drama by Claudio Monteverdi focusing on Nero's illicit love for Poppea
 
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La clemenza di Tito : opera seria in two acts
Alternative Names
Glyndebourne Festival Opera

Glyndebourne Mozart Opera Company

Glyndebourne Mozart Opera Festival

Languages
Italian (95)

English (59)

German (15)

Czech (8)

French (7)

Finnish (1)

Covers
Glyndebourne : an operatic miracle