WorldCat Identities

Rudel, Julius

Works: 581 works in 1,483 publications in 8 languages and 16,062 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Live sound recordings  Televised operas  Filmed operas  Operas  Musical settings  Music  Made-for-TV movies  Religious films 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Commentator, Arranger, Author, Instrumentalist, Other, per, Interviewee, Musician, Director
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Julius Rudel
Julius Caesar by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

38 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manon by Jules Massenet( Recording )

49 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 811 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
Mefistofele by Arrigo Boito( Recording )

40 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The elderly scholar Faust is returned to his youth by the satanic Mefistofeles for the pursuit of beauty and knowledge. In the sordid aftermath of two failed love affairs, he reflects on the illusory nature of worldly beauty, and through a mystical union with the divinity, dies redeemed
Cendrillon by Jules Massenet( Recording )

45 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cendrillon: Conte de fées en quatre actes. Livret: Henri Cain
Samson and Delilah by Camille Saint-Saëns( Visual )

57 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Closely follows the biblical tale of the struggle between the Hebrews and the Philistines and the downfall of Samson in the hands of the temptress Dalila"--Container
Con amore Italian opera arias by Ruth Ann Swenson( )

8 editions published in 2000 in 3 languages and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vienna, city of my dreams by Plácido Domingo( )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Bolena by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

51 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Bolena: Tragedia lirica in due atti. Libretto: Felice Romani
Greatest hits by Kiri Te Kanawa( )

6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Italian and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A date with the Devil by Samuel Ramey( )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in French and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unknown Puccini by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tales of Hoffmann (Les contes d'Hoffmann) by Jacques Offenbach( Recording )

21 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantasy opera in 4 acts
Lost in the stars by Kurt Weill( Recording )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I Puritani by Vincenzo Bellini( Recording )

30 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When this production opened, it had been more than half a century since Met audiences had last heard Bellini's gem of an opera. It was well worth the wait. "The best cast in the world," was how one critic described the legendary performers the Met brought together. The pair sent audiences into a frenzy with their sumptuous, dazzling singing. Joan Sutherland, dubbed "La Stupenda" by her fans and the press, is the hapless heroine Elvira who loses her heart--and her sanity--over Luciano Pavarotti, the Cavalier hero torn between love and duty
The art of Beverly Sills by Beverly Sills( Recording )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roberto Devereux by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

13 editions published between 1975 and 2001 in Italian and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donizetta's historical opera set in Elizabethan England is performed at Wolf Trap with Beverly Sills as the "Virgin Queen."
Andrea Chenier by Umberto Giordano( Visual )

15 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Umberto Giordano's opera of idealism during the French Revolution
Welcome to Vienna by Beverly Sills( Recording )

16 editions published between 1971 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louise by Gustave Charpentier( Recording )

24 editions published between 1977 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louise: Roman musical en quatre actes
Silverlake by Kurt Weill( Recording )

11 editions published between 1980 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silverlake. Joel Grey, William Neill, Elizabeth Hynes, Elaine Bonazzi, Jack Harrold. Julius Rudel, conductor. New York City Opera and chorus
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Alternative Names
Julius Rudel Amerikaans dirigent (1921-2014)

Julius Rudel chef d'orchestre

Julius Rudel direttore d'orchestra statunitense

Julius Rudel US-amerikanischer Dirigent und Pianist

Rudelʹ, I︠U︡lius

Rudel', IUlius, 1921-

Rudel', Iulius 1921-2014

Rudel, Jules

Rudel', Ûlius.

Рудель, Юлиус

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Andrea Chenier