WorldCat Identities

Palmer, Felicity

Overview
Works: 722 works in 2,136 publications in 11 languages and 22,719 library holdings
Genres: Music  Drama  Operas  Live sound recordings  Oratorios  Sacred music  Motets  Televised operas  Film adaptations  Musical settings 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Vocalist, Other, Author, Musician, Narrator, Host, Interviewee
Classifications: M2000, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Felicity Palmer
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( )

49 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,021 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
Sinfonietta ; Glagolitic mass by Leoš Janáček( )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphonie Orchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks ; Rafael Kubelik, con
King Priam by Michael Tippett( Recording )

38 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded in Kingsway Hall, London. Previously issued on LP
Il trittico by Giacomo Puccini( )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 568 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
Elektra by Richard Strauss( )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 540 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
Le nozze di Figaro : K. 492 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

23 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the entire opera
La fille du régiment : a comic opera in two acts by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 483 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
The Messiah by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

38 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 475 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 Cenerentola by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the Cinderella story. The story is the familiar fairy tale but with the fairy element left out. In place of the fairy godmother, we have Alidoro, a philosophic person and friend of the Prince. The glass slipper is replaced with a pair of bracelets. One of these bracelets is given to the Prince at the ball and recognition of the other leads to the customary happy ending
Albert Herring by Benjamin Britten( )

24 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded Aug. 11-15, 1996, All Saint's Church, Gosforth, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
The mikado by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The irrepressible Eric Idle (Monty Python's Flying Circus) teams up with the English National Opera in this hilarious performance of Gilbert and Sullivan's beloved comic opera, The Mikado. This rollicking version of Gilbert and Sullivan's most popular tale relocates the action from ancient Japan to a 1920s English seaside resort. Here the rule of the Mikado is absolute--and often prone to whimsy. Ko-Ko (Eric Idle) is sentenced to death for the crime of flirting, but in a strange turn of events is instead named "Lord High Executioner." A delightful farce ensues as Ko-Ko can't behead anyone without first cutting off his own head. But by the second act, the Mikado demands an execution and Ko-Ko must delicately sing and dance his way around a messy situation involving the Mikado's son and his secret love Yum Yum
Stabat Mater by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi( )

21 editions published between 1978 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opening the disc is Vivaldi's brief Sonata al Santo Sepolcro, an instrumental work probably intended for inclusion in an Easter church service. This is followed by a Stabat Mater proper, also by Vivaldi. Vivaldi used just the first ten verses of the text, creating one of the most sombre of all settings, here performed by the Canadian ensemble Theatre of Early Music and its director, counter-tenor Daniel Taylor, who in Bach is joined by Emma Kirkby, taking on the soprano part
The Mikado by Arthur Sullivan( Recording )

9 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 395 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
Albert Herring by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

23 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 387 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 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 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Armide by Christoph Willibald Gluck( )

26 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Armide: Drame héroïque en cinq actes. Livret: Philippe Quinault
The firebrand of Florence by Kurt Weill( )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kingdom : op. 51 ; Sospiri : adagio for string orchestra, with harp and organ, op. 70 ; Sursum corda : elevation : op. 11 by Edward Elgar( )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kát'a Kabanova by Leoš Janáček( Visual )

35 editions published between 1099 and 2006 in 8 languages and held by 295 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
H.M.S. Pinafore by Arthur Sullivan( Recording )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sailor and the captain's daughter decide to elope but a bumboat woman reveals that he is of noble birth which allows a happy outcome
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Albert Herring
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-

Languages
English (188)

Italian (45)

French (32)

Czech (27)

German (26)

Latin (11)

Church Slavic (8)

Dutch (3)

Chuvash (1)

Hebrew (1)

Russian (1)

Covers
Kát'a Kabanova