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Zeffirelli, Franco

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Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

232 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 4,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the Franco Zeffirelli production of Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their families, and take their lives
William Shakespeare's The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Visual )

132 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Petruchio is a poverty-stricken gentleman from Verona who journeys to Padua in search of a wealthy wife. There he meets Katharina, a self-willed shrew who leads Petruchio on a merry chase before he successfully circumvents her attempts to avoid marriage. After the honeymoon, Kate helps Petruchio win a wager that he has the most obedient wife. In reality, Kate has found a more effective way to dominate her mate
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

92 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performance of Verdi's opera, telling the story of a beautiful courtesan dying from consumption, her love for a poor nobleman and the sacrifices she makes for him
Tea with Mussolini by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

55 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based in part on his autobiography, director Franco Zeffirelli's Tea with Mussolini is a story about a group of British and American travelers on an indefinite visit to Italy in 1935. Luca is a boy living in Florence whose family situation is precarious at best; his mother has run off and his father has little time for him. Fortunately, he's a welcome guest with Mary, a English woman visiting Italy to soak up European culture. Mary and her friends enjoy the cultured, creative atmosphere of life in Italy, and their initial response to the rise of fascism is to arrange a polite meeting with Mussolini to make sure he and his soldiers mean well
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

34 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an ill-fated love affair between an idealistic poet and a comsumptive flower-maker
Brother sun, sister moon by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

73 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compelling, insightful look at the early years of Francis of Assisi, who abandoned a life of wealth and comfort to seek a spiritual union with the world
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

38 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leven en werk van Jezus van Nazareth (4 v.Chr.-29 n.Chr.)
Pietro Mascagni's Cavalleria rusticana Pagliacci by Pietro Mascagni( Visual )

75 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revenant du service militaire, Torrido apprend le mariage de Lola, qu'il aimait. Il se fiance alors avec Santuzza ; mais Lola, jalouse, le reconquiert. Pour se venger d'un tel abandon, Santuzza révèle au mari de sa rivale l'infortune qui l'accable. Les deux hommes s'affrontent dans un duel qui se termine par la mort de Torrido. Santuzza s'écroule, désespérée
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

21 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jon Vickers was one of the most magnetic singing actors of the 20th century and Otello one of his greatest roles. He understood how to combine Shakespeare's rich characterization and Verdi's dramatic music to create an overwhelming figure, one whose death left audiences deeply shaken. Vickers is perfectly partnered by James Levine's conducting and the Met's sensational orchestra and chorus. Renata Scotto is an appealing Desdemona, Cornell MacNeil is a menacing Iago, and Franco Zeffirelli's production is deservedly legendary
Antony and Cleopatra by Samuel Barber( Recording )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This broadcast captures the gala performance that opened the new Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center, with the world premiere of Samuel Barber's last opera. Based on Shakespeare's play, adapted as a libretto by director Franco Zeffirelli, it stars the great Leontyne Price as the legendary Queen of Egypt, opposite Justino Díaz as her lover, the Roman general Antony, and Jess Thomas as Caesar, who defeats him. Rosalind Elias is Cleopatra's servant, Charmian, and Ezio Flagello sings Enobarbus, Antony's lieutenant. Thomas Schippers conducts the Met's vast musical forces
Pagliacci a film by Ruggiero Leoncavallo( Visual )

34 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera in one prologue and two acts
Callas forever by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

42 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives a loving tribute to what could have possibly happened at the end of Callas's life, whose death came at the age of 53. Callas was a temperamental diva. She captured all the fiery intensity of legend on and off the stage. Her tempestuous relationship with her former manager is what finally persuades her to re-launch her career, despite her fading powers
Callas forever music from the original film soundtrack by Alessio Vlad( )

5 editions published in 2002 in Italian and English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antony and Cleopatra : opera in three acts by Samuel Barber( )

14 editions published between 1965 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Endless love by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of the doomed romance between seventeen-year-old David and fifteen-year-old Jade. Banished from Jade's home by her daddy Hugh, David obsessively cooks up a scheme to get back into the family's good graces. Since this plan involves setting Jade's house on fire, the puppy-love romance is in for a bumpy ride. Jailed for arson, David heads directly to Jade the moment that he's released, with tragic results
Zeffirelli : the autobiography of Franco Zeffirelli by Franco Zeffirelli( Book )

15 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiografia by Franco Zeffirelli( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Italian and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A critical study of Franco Zeffirelli's "La traviata" by Roxanne Elizabeth Solomon( )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Franco Zeffirelli's production of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet by Alan Denson( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zeffirelli : scenografie : Roma, Palazzo Ruspoli, 1 marzo-23 aprile 1993 by Caterina D'Amico De Carvalho( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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La Bohème
Alternative Names
Corsi, Gian Franco

Corsi, Gian Franco 1923-

Corsi, Gianfranco.

Corsi, Gianfranco 1923-

Franciscus Zeffirelli

Franco Zeffirelli

Franco Zeffirelli director de cine italiano

Franco Zeffirelli Italiaans filmregisseur

Franco Zeffirelli italialainen poliitikko

Franco Zeffirelli Italian director and producer of films and television

Franco Zeffirelli italienischer Regisseur

Franco Zeffirelli réalisateur, scénariste et producteur italien

Franco Zeffirelli regista italiano

Franco Zeffirelli włoski reżyser filmowy, scenarzysta

Franko Dzefirelli

Franko Zeffirelli

Zeffirelli, Franco, 1923-

Zeffirelli, Franco, 1924-

Φράνκο Τζεφιρέλι Ιταλός ντεκορατέρ και σκηνοθέτης

Франка Дзэфірэлі

Франко Дзефирели

Франко Дзеффирелли

Франко Дзефіреллі

Ֆրանկո Զեֆիրելի

פרנקו זפירלי

فرانکو زفیرلی

ფრანკო ძეფირელი

제피렐리, 프랑코 1923-


ゼッフィレッリ, フランコ



Brother sun, sister moon