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Gruberova, Edita 1946-

Works: 982 works in 3,254 publications in 9 languages and 29,957 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Drama  Live sound recordings  Filmed operas  Chamber operas  Film adaptations  Televised operas  Nonfiction films  Television adaptations  Filmed performances 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Vocalist, Other, Actor, Musician, Artist, Contributor, Interviewee, sop
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Edita Gruberova
Most widely held works by Edita Gruberova
Die Zauberflöte : highlights by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 1,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I Capuleti e i Montecchi by Vincenzo Bellini( )

51 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basada en la obra Romeo and Juliet de W. Shakespeare
Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss( Recording )

83 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great Jessye Norman is Ariadne, the mythological heroine abandoned by her lover on the island of Naxos. In Strauss and Hofmannsthal's charming opera-within-an-opera, she is joined by Ruth Ann Swenson as Zerbinetta, the flirtatious leader of a commedia dell'arte troupe that--by order of an eccentric patron--unexpectedly finds itself in the middle of Ariadne's tragic story. Thomas Moser sings Bacchus, the young god who wins Ariadne, and Susanne Mentzer is the Composer of the fictional opera. Wagnerian bass-baritone Thomas Stewart makes a late-career cameo appearance as the Music Master
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

63 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed on location in Italian Renaissance landmarks, Ponnelle's lavish production captures all the tenderness and tragedy of Verdi's heartbreaking drama. Pavarotti plays the dashing, dissolute Duke of Mantua who seduces fair, innocent Gilda (Gruberova) away from her protective father, the hunchback court jester Rigoletto (Wixell)
Hänsel und Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck( )

55 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Vienna boy's Choir ; Vienna
Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss( Recording )

61 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliant ensemble cast bring Strauss's beloved operetta to life, with new English dialogue by playwright Douglas Carter Beane and lyrics by Jeremy Sams (who also directed this production, first seen on New Year's Eve 2013). Christopher Maltman and Susanna Phillips are Eisenstein and Rosalinde, the married couple at the center of this lighthearted tale of love, revenge, and mistaken identities. Paulo Szot sings Falke, Eisenstein's friend, who sets the plot in motion. Anthony Roth Costanzo is Prince Orlofsky, Jane Archibald sings Adele, and Broadway star Danny Burstein is Frosch, the jailer. Adam Fischer conducts
Orfeo ed Euridice by Christoph Willibald Gluck( )

39 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Odeon: 80756
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

53 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This recording contains the complete opera sung in Italian. The book contains the complete text of the libretto with annotations in both English and Italian and a critical historical commentary. The text also includes the background of the composer, biographies of the principal singers and conductor
Die Zauberflöte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

56 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Zauberflöte: Deutsche Oper in zwei Aufzügen, KV 620. Libretto: Emanuel Schikaneder
Maria Stuarda by Gaetano Donizetti( )

25 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The clash between two queens, with the throne of England at stake, is at the center of Donizetti's bel canto drama. Sondra Radvanovsky, in the second part of her historic traversal of all three of the composer's Tudor queen operas in one season, stars in the title role of the Catholic Mary, Queen of Scots. Her opponent is Queen Elizabeth I, sung by Elza van den Heever, as the Protestant ruler who knows her position is not secure as long as Mary lives. Tenor Celso Albelo is George Talbot, the Earl of Leicester and favorite of the queen, who urges her to reconcile with Mary. But when Mary insults Elizabeth, her tragic fate is sealed. Kwangchul Youn as Talbot and Patrick Carfizzi as Cecil complete the principal cast, and Riccardo Frizza conducts
Die Entführung aus dem Serail by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

48 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

René Jacobs conducts this performance of Mozart's opera. With the RIAS Kammerchor and Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti( )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cavatina:Regnava nel silenzio;Sulla tomba che rinserra;Appressati, Lucia;Il pallor funesto orrendo;Dov e Lucia?;Chi mi frena;Oh giusto cielo Ardon gl'incentsi Maria Calla, soprano Philharmonia Orchestraand Chorus Tullio Serafin, conductor Libretto included for selections
Don Giovanni : dramma giocoso by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

33 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outstanding RAI television archive recording of the opera performance of Da Ponte's tale of lust and subversion from the Teatro alla Scala
Les contes d'Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach( Recording )

23 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pierre Monteux, a master of French repertoire, conducts in this 1955 performance of Offenbach's Les Contes d'Hoffman. This Metropolitan Opera production features an all-star cast that includes Rise Stevens, Richard Tucker, Roberta Peters, and Lucine Amara
Don Carlo by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

30 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 477 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
Early Italian operas by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in Italian and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hänsel & Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck( )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in German and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the well-known tale in which two children lost in the woods find their way home despite an encounter with a wicked witch
Idomeneo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

23 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera in three acts / libretto by Giambattista Varesco
La finta giardiniera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

21 editions published in 1992 in 4 languages and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Finta giardiniera: Dramma giocoso in tre atti, KV 196. Libretto: Giuseppe Petrosellini
Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( )

22 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This performance features the legendary African-American contralto Marian Anderson in her history-making Met debut role of Ulrica, the fortune-teller. At first her predictions are all good news. But who would believe the best friend of the king would actually murder him? Absurd. That's what the king (Jan Peerce) thinks. But he loves Amelia (Zinka Milanov), the wife of his friend Renato (Robert Merrill). And when Renato discovers them together, he joins the plot against the king. This is Verdian passion at its best
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Don Giovanni : dramma giocoso
Alternative Names
Edita Gruberová artiste lyrique

Edita Gruberová slovak opera singer

Edita Gruberová slovakisk sångare

Edita Gruberová slovakisk sanger

Edita Gruberová slovakisk songar

Edita Gruberová Slovenská operní pěvkyně

Edita Gruberová Slowaaks zanger

Edita Gruberová Slowaaks zangeres

Edita Gruberová slowakische Sopranistin

Edita Gruberová soprano slovacco

Gruberova, Edita

Gruberová, Edita 1946-

Gruberova, Edith

Gruberová, Edith 1946-

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