WorldCat Identities

Palmer, Felicity

Works: 674 works in 2,031 publications in 11 languages and 18,272 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Music  Operas  Televised operas  Filmed operas  Live sound recordings  Nonfiction films  Oratorios  Television adaptations  Musical settings 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Vocalist, Other, Musician, Author, Narrator, per, Interviewee, Host
Classifications: M1500.P87, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Felicity Palmer
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Recording )

45 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SYNOPSIS: In order to cure her unhappiness, Dido, queen of Carthage, marries the Trojan prince, Aeneas, who is madly in love with her. While Dido and Aeneas are out hunting, an evil Sorceress and her assistants plot the destruction of Dido and Carthage. Soon, an evil witch disguised as the God Mercury stops Aeneas. She tells him that he must abandon Carthage and found a new Troy on Latin soil. While Aeneas hates the thought of leaving Dido, he cannot refuse a god's command. In the end, Aeneas decides to defy the god's command and stay with Dido. Nevertheless, Dido refuses to stay with a lover who even considered leaving her and soon dies
King Priam by Michael Tippett( Recording )

38 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded in Kingsway Hall, London. Previously issued on LP
Sinfonietta ; Rhapsody for orchestra "Taras Bulba" by Leoš Janáček( )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphonie Orchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks ; Rafael Kubelik, con
Elektra by Richard Strauss( )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Susan Bullock takes on one of opera's most challenging roles as the title heroine of Strauss's powerful drama, based on the ancient Greek myth of murder and revenge. Deborah Voigt reprises her acclaimed portrayal of Chrysothemis, Elektra's sister, and Felicity Palmer gives a chilling performance as their mother, Klytämnestra. Evgeny Nikitin is Orest, the long-lost brother whose return brings events to a deadly climax, and Wolfgang Schmidt sings Aegisth. Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leads this massive score
The Messiah by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

35 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir present an intimate and stirring performance of Handel's Messiah. This 2-CD recording of the full score on period instruments features a stellar cast of soloists. Tafelmusik presents this baroque masterpiece with the spirit and vitality of Handel's own 18th-century productions. A perennial favorite with audiences and critics alike, Tafelmusik's Messiah has garnered glowing reviews year after year
La fille du régiment a comic opera in two acts by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This production was the hit of early 2007. The new Laurent Pelly production of the comedy set in the Alps stars the glorious Natalie Dessay & the tenor Juan Diego Florez the King of the High Ds - with cameo role by comedian Dawn French
Albert Herring by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

24 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Albert - a gullible, naïve greengrocer lad who, much to his embarrassment, is made Village May King when it is realized there are no longer any girls with the necessary virtuous qualifications
The Mikado by Arthur Sullivan( Recording )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ohio Opera's 2008 Festival performance of Gilbert and Sullivan's classic opera includes all the music as well the complete dialogue
Il trittico by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 396 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
Albert Herring by Benjamin Britten( )

25 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded Aug. 11-15, 1996, All Saint's Church, Gosforth, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
H.M.S. Pinafore by Arthur Sullivan( Recording )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ralph Rackstraw wins the captain's daughter Josephine aboard the H.M.S. Pinafore
Pique Dame by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

35 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herman becomes obsessed with the beautiful Lisa, who is engaged to Prince Yeletsky. He learns that Lisa's grandmother, the Countess, knows a gaming secret and uses Lisa's confidence to arrange a confrontation with this old woman. Herman frightens the Countess to death, and she later exacts a terrible revenge on him, returning as the Queen of Spades
The hymn of Jesus ; Choral symphony ; Wandering scholar ; At the Boar's Head by Gustav Holst( )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Armide by Christoph Willibald Gluck( )

26 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Armide: Drame héroïque en cinq actes. Livret: Philippe Quinault
Kát'a Kabanova by Leoš Janáček( Visual )

37 editions published between 1099 and 2007 in 8 languages and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Andrew Davis, perform Leos Janacek's three-act opera. The titular heroine is played by Nancy Gustafson, with Felicity Palmer as her domineering mother-in-law and Ryland Davies as her put-upon husband
Gianni Schicchi by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

22 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spectacle musical sur scène enregistré en direct le 11 juillet 2004 au Glyndebourne Opera House. Avec Alessandro Corbelli (Gianni Schicchi) ; Felicity Palmer (Zita) ; Marie McLaughlin (La Ciesca) ; Massimo Giordano (Rinuccio) ; Sally Matthews (Lauretta) ; et autres solistes ; London Philharmonic Orchestra ; Vladimir Jurowski, chef d'orchestre
Belshazzar by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

31 editions published between 1976 and 1996 in 5 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belsazar: Oratorium in drei Akten für Soli, Chor, Orchester und Continuo, HWV 61. Text: Charles Jennens
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Alternative Names
Felicity Palmer Brits zangeres

Felicity Palmer englischer Mezzosopran

Felicity Palmer English mezzo-soprano and music professor

Palmer, F.

Palmer, F. (Felicity)

Palmer, Felicity Joan 1944-

English (178)

German (32)

French (30)

Russian (30)

Italian (29)

Czech (29)

Church Slavic (9)

Dutch (2)

Spanish (1)

Chuvash (1)

Hebrew (1)

Kát'a Kabanova