WorldCat Identities

Pons, Juan

Overview
Works: 453 works in 1,373 publications in 6 languages and 14,380 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Live sound recordings  Excerpts  Drama  Filmed operas  Televised operas  Motion picture music  History  Art music  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Other, Actor, Editor, bar, Vocalist
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Juan Pons
 
Most widely held works by Juan Pons
Pagliacci by Ruggiero Leoncavallo( )

44 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete in two acts, sung in Italian
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

28 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 914 WorldCat member 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
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( )

35 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madama Butterfly concerns the disastrous results of a young American naval officer's marriage to a pretty geisha
Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti( )

27 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donizetti's best-known opera is also one of the most popular. Audiences swooned over the unjust plight of Donizetti's Lucia (Mariella Devia), whose brother Enrico (Juan Pons) makes her renounce the man she loves, Edgardo (Jerry Hadley). She's forced into marriage, but goes insane on her wedding night, and in the riveting mad scene, still holding the bloody dagger with which she killed her bridegroom, she can finally voice her true emotions. "Spectacular" doesn't begin to describe it
Cavalleria rusticana by Pietro Mascagni( )

23 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This recording contains the complete operas sung in Italian. The book contains the complete text of the librettos with annotations in both English and Italian and a critical historical commentary. The text also includes the background of the composers, biographies of the principal singers and conductors
Hérodiade by Jules Massenet( Recording )

25 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hérodiade: Opéra en quatre actes. Livret: Paul Milliet et Georges Hartmann
La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi( )

22 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi painted an immense canvas with this dark but tuneful opera. The legendary Leontyne Price is seen in one of her greatest roles, Leonora. Price's soaring voice encompasses every nuance of Leonora's emotion as she moves from joy through resignation to ultimate heartbreak. James Levine's brilliant leading of the Met orchestra and chorus is a lesson in Verdi style. Giuseppe Giacomini is Alvaro, the man Leonora loves, and Leo Nucci is Don Carlo, the dark instrument of their Fate
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 443 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
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( )

22 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luciano Pavarotti was especially acclaimed for his portrayal of Cavaradossi in Puccini's magnificent opera. The superstar tenor's plangent, beautiful voice perfectly fit the expressive music. Elizabeth Holleque plays Floria Tosca, the famous singer who is caught in the snare of her lover's political enemy, Rome's chief of police, Baron Scarpia (Juan Pons). This threesome delivers thrilling vocal and theatrical rewards
Il trittico by Giacomo Puccini( )

25 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first work is a love tale set among the poor bargemen of Paris. The second work relates the story of a nun's suicide. The third work is a humorous story of greedy relatives who manipulate a dead man's will
La fanciulla del West by Giacomo Puccini( )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the action of the opera, based on the play by David Belasco, set at the height of the notorious Californian Gold Rush; this opera represents "a major advance on Puccini's previous work, especially in the careful interweaving of Western elements into an altogether larger canvas than anything he had tackled before."
Edgar by Giacomo Puccini( )

7 editions published in 2006 in Italian and English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drame lyrique en 3 actes. Livret de Ferdinando Fontano daprès le poème dramatique dAlfred de Musset "La Coupe et les lèvres."
Il trittico : three one-act operas by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in Italian and English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Il Tabarro an act of murder is the resolution for passion, infidelity and jealousy. Suor Angelica treats the banishment to a convent of a noblewoman who gives birth to a child without benefit of marriage and when she learns of the child's death commits suicide. In Gianni Schicchi the greedy family of a dying wealthy man conspires with a lawyer to obtain the dying man's wealth only to be doublecrossed by the lawyer
Marina by Emilio Arrieta( )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in Spanish and No Linguistic content and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights from Hérodiade by Jules Massenet( )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in French and German and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aïda : an opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Italian and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in ancient Egypt, this opera 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
Viva la zarzuela!( )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madama Butterfly : Querschnitt = highlights = extraits by Giacomo Puccini( )

3 editions published in 1988 in Italian and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La traviata : highlights by Giuseppe Verdi( )

2 editions published in 1992 in Italian and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prelude -- Libiamo ne' lieti calici (Brindisi) -- Un di felice -- È strano!-- Ah, fors' è lui-- Sempre libera -- Lunge da lei-- De' miei bollenti spiriti -- Pura siccome un angelo -- Ah! dite alla giovine -- Di provenza il mar -- Ogni sup aver tal femmina -- Teneste la promessa--' Addio del passato -- Parigi, o cara -- Ah, Violetta!-Voi? Signor
L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in Italian and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shy pesant Nemorino falls in love with Adina from a distance but comes to believe that she is in love with Belcore. Listening to Adina tell the story of Tristan and Iseult, he becomes convinced that by taking a magic love potion he will gain Adina's love. Following a series of misteps, Nemorino enlists in the army so that he can earn enough money to buy more of the so called love potion. Adina, aware of Nemorino's love buys his enlistment contract and professes her love for him
 
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Álvarez, Joan Pons, 1946-

JOAN PONS

Joan Pons Álvarez Minorcan operatic baritone

Joan Pons menorquinischer Opernsänger

Juan Pons

Juan Pons artiste lyrique

Juan Pons baritono spagnolo

Juan Pons Spaans zanger

Pons.

Pons i Álvarez, Joan 1946-

Pons, Joan

Pons, Joan 1946-

Pons, Juan 1946-

Понс, Хуан

خوان پونس خواننده و خواننده اپرا اسپانیایی

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Languages
Italian (250)

French (20)

Spanish (19)

German (17)

English (11)

Catalan (1)