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Opéra de Paris

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Works: 1,597 works in 2,789 publications in 9 languages and 36,490 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Drama  Excerpts  Live sound recordings  Musical settings  Arrangements (Music)  Film adaptations  History  Filmed operas  Songs and music 
Roles: Performer, Editor, Artist, Printer, Publisher, Other, Producer, Author of introduction, his
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Dialogues des Carmélites by Francis Poulenc( )

35 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in French and English and held by 1,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tragic fate of the nuns of the Carmelite convent at Copiègne during the French Revolution inspired one of Francis Poulenc's most personal works, and one of the most profoundly moving operas in the repertoire. At its center is Isabel Leonard as Blanche de la Force, a shy young aristocratic woman who joins the order on the eve of the Revolution, flees when the sisters, forced to leave their convent, take a vow of martyrdom, and is finally reunited with them as they face death by the guillotine. Felicity Palmer is Madame de Croissy, Patricia Racette is Madame Lidoine, and Elizabeth Bishop is Mother Marie. Paul Appleby and David Pittsinger co-star as Blanche's brother and father
Faust by Charles Gounod( )

23 editions published between 1953 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

René Pape's swaggering Mephistophélès is as seductive as it is demonic in this story of Faust (Roberto Alagna) who sells his soul to the devil to reclaim his youth. Wasting no time, Faust falls in love with Marguerite (Solie Isokoski) but things soon begin to go horribly wrong. Her brother (Dmitri Hvorostovvsky) is murdered, she goes insane, and Faust is dragged to hell. But the music is unforgettable
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

17 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performed at the 2006 Innsbruck Festival, Rene Jacobs leads a riveting production that is illustrated by the notion of Don Giovanni as a young rebel and taboo-breaker. Jacobs also tries to respect Mozart's original intentions as closely as possible
Carmen by Georges Bizet( )

23 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a hot-blooded young corporal in the Spanish cavalry stationed near Seville, Don Jose is ordered to arrest Carmen, a young, flirtatious Gypsy woman, for assaulting a co-worker. Greatly charmed by her, Jose allows her to escape. He deserts the army, kills two men on Carmen's account, and takes up a life as a robber and smuggler. He is insanely jealous of Carmen, who is unfaithful to him, and when she refuses to change on his behalf, he kills her and surrenders himself to the authorities
Don Giovanni : dramma giocoso by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

23 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in Italian and English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Mozart's opera, a turbulent comedy of disguise and masquerade about the Don Juan who boasts of his conquest of 2073 women
Romeo & Juliet by Charles Gounod( )

5 editions published between 1969 and 1994 in French and Undetermined and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faust by Charles Gounod( Recording )

29 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in French and English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the Afghan guerrillas in 1986-1987, including a discussion between the author and Col. Danis Turlais, Commander of the Latvian Defence Forces, who served in the Soviet Army Headquarters in Kabul
Le rossignol ; Renard by Igor Stravinsky( )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in Russian and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renard. 4 voix d'hommes et orchestre de chambre. Stravinski, Igor4230
Roméo et Juliette by Charles Gounod( Recording )

18 editions published between 1954 and 1995 in French and English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lyric Opera commentaries by Alfred Glasser, Director of Education, Emeritus; Lyric Opera of Chicago. Project of the Women's Board of Lyric Opera
Faust : (Highlights) by Charles Gounod( )

10 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in French and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manon by Jules Massenet( )

3 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who can resist the charms of Manon or remain unmoved by her fate? Ruth Ann Swenson takes on Massenet's title heroine, the equally beautiful and high-spirited young girl who turns her back on life in a convent when she meets the handsome des Grieux (Giuseppe Sabbatini)--only to be seduced by the promise of a luxurious existence as the mistress of the rich old Brétigny (Kim Josephson). When she learns that des Grieux, desperate she has left him, is about to take holy orders, she changes her mind--but it is too late, and their love story ends in tragedy
Don Giovanni (highlights) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

7 editions published between 1979 and 1996 in Italian and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights from the original soundtrack of the Joseph Losey film
Samson et Dalila by Camille Saint-Saëns( )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in French and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Biblical tale of the overwhelming love between a Jewish leader (Samson) and a Philistine beauty (Dalila) that turns sour and destroys them both has inspired numerous composers. But it's easy to see why Saint-Saëns's opera has remained a favorite--not only with audiences but also with great singing actors. Seldom has Dalila been so sultry and seductive, or Samson's fall from strong man to blind prisoner been so wrenching. With enticing Risë Stevens and heroic Mario Del Monaco in the titles roles, and Martial Singher as the High Priest, this stunning performance is a true gem
Carmen : highlights by Georges Bizet( )

7 editions published between 1970 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soprano María Callas sings in French excerpts from Bizet's opera Carmen, with s upporting soloists, charms and orchestra
Les pêcheurs de perles : highlights by Georges Bizet( )

2 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wozzeck by Alban Berg( Recording )

12 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on real events and playwright Georg Büchner's starkly vehement text, Alban Berg's tragic opera is an epoch-making work, in stark contrast to the previous high romantic ideals of the genre, that led Schoenberg to exclaim 'now that's what I call an opera!'
Dardanus by Jean-Philippe Rameau( Recording )

10 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in French and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Boréades : "tragédie en musique" en five acts by Jean-Philippe Rameau( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saint François d'Assise by Olivier Messiaen( Recording )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1993 in French and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Giovanni : dramma giocoso by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in Italian and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed on location in Vincenza, Italy, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's operatic masterpiece, Don Giovanni, is translated to film by director Joseph Losey. Set in Seville in the 1600s, a young nobleman Don Giovanni is a well-known philanderer with a long list of conquests. After he attempts to seduce the beautiful Donna Anna, her father's battle to protect her honor ends in tragedy. Anna and her fiance Don Octavio pledge to seek revenge, while Giovanni continues to charm and trick the local women
 
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The phantom of the OperaThe angel of the opera : Sherlock Holmes meets the Phantom of the OperaOpera in Paris, 1800-1850 : a lively historyThe Paris Opéra : an encyclopedia of operas, ballets, composers, and performersCharles Garnier's Paris opéra : architectural empathy and the renaissance of French classicismBackstage at the revolution : how the Royal Paris Opera survived the end of the old regimeThe ballet of the Enlightenment : the establishment of the ballet d'action in France, 1770-1793
Alternative Names

controlled identityOpéra national de Paris

Académie de musique (Paris, France)

Académie de musique (Paříž, Francie)

Académie de musique (Parīze, Francija)

Académie impériale de musique (France)

Académie impériale de musique (Francie)

Académie impériale de musique (Francija)

Académie national de musique (France)

Académie nationale de musique et de danse

Académie nationale de musique et de danse (France)

Académie nationale de musique et de danse (Francie)

Académie nationale de musique et de danse (Francija)

Académie nationale de musique (France)

Académie nationale de musique (Francie)

Académie nationale de musique (Francija)

Académie Royale de Musique

Académie royale de musique (France)

Académie royale de musique (Francie)

Académie royale de musique (Francija)

France. Ministére de la maison du roi. Académie royale de musique

France. Opéra de Paris

Grand Opéra

Nacia Opero de Parizo

Nationaloperaen i Paris

ONP.

Opéra

Opéra de Paris‏

Opéra de Paris 1871-....)

Opéra de Paris Garnier

Opéra de Paris Garnier Staatsoper

Opera Lutetiensis

Opèra Nacional de París

Opéra national

Opéra national de Paris

Opéra national de Paris. Palais Garnier

Opéra national (Paris)

Opéra (Paris)

Opéra (Paris, France)

Opéra (Parīze, Francija)

Palais Garnier (Paris)

Palais Garnier (Paris, France)

Palais Garnier (Paříž, Francie)

Palais Garnier (Parīze, Francija)

Paräisser Oper

Pariisi Rahvusooper.

Pariisin ooppera

Paris National Opera

Paris. Opéra

Paris. Theatre National de L'opera

Pariser Oper

Pariser Opera.

Pariseroperaen

Parisoperan

Royal Academy of Music (France)

Royal Academy of Music (Francie)

Royal Academy of Music (Francija)

Teatro Nacional de la Ópera de París

Théâtre de l’Opéra (Paris, France)

Théâtre de l’Opéra (Paříž, Francie)

Théâtre de l’Opéra (Parīze, Francija)

Théâtre de la république et des arts (France)

Théâtre de la république et des arts (Francie)

Théâtre de l'Opéra.

Théâtre de l'Opéra (Paris)

Théâtre de l'Opéra (Paris, France)

Théâtre des arts (1794-1797 : Paris, France)

Théâtre des arts (1794-1797 : Paříž, Francie)

Théâtre national de l’Opéra de Paris

Théâtre national de l’Opéra (France)

Théâtre national de l’Opéra (Francie)

Théâtre national de l'Opéra‏

Théâtre national de l'Opéra de Paris

Théâtre national de l'Opéra (France)

Théâtre national de l'Opéra (Paris)

Théâtre national Opéra de Paris

Théâtre nationale de l'Opéra, Paris

TNOP

TNOP (Théâtre national de l'Opéra)

TNOP (Théâtre national de l'Opéra : Paris)

Όπερα του Παρισιού

Государственная парижская опера

Державна паризька опера

Парижская национальная опера

Париска опера

האופרה הלאומית של פריז

أوبرا باريس

پیرس اوپیرا

파리 국립 오페라

パリ国立オペラ

國立巴黎歌劇團

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