Freni, Mirella 1935-
Most widely held works about Mirella Freni
Most widely held works by Mirella Freni
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini ( Recording )
225 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,485 libraries worldwide
San Francisco Opera's production of Puccini's bittersweet tale of high-spirited bohemians and doomed love.
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini ( Recording )
93 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,021 libraries worldwide
Pinkerton, an American Navy lieutenant, marries and deserts a Japanese geisha girl who has renounced her religion for his sake. He returns with his newly American wife to reclaim his child by the geisha, who in her despair commits suicide.
Carmen by Georges Bizet ( Recording )
143 editions published between 1000 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 930 libraries worldwide
This famous film of the world's best-loved opera, directed by Herbert von Karajan, features the three greatest exponents of their respective roles at the time: Grace Bumbry's magnificently seductive-toned Carmen, Mirella Freni's ineffably lovely, touching Micaëla, and Jon Vickers's thrillingly manic-depressive Don José.
Simon Boccanegra by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
51 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 610 libraries worldwide
Simone Boccanegra: Melodramma in un prologo e tre atti. Libretto: Francesco Maria Piave e Arrigo Boito.
Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini ( Recording )
38 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 598 libraries worldwide
Manon Lescaut: Dramma lirico in quattro atti. Libretto: Marco Praga, Domenico Oliva, Luigi Illica e Giuseppe Giacosa.
Don Giovanni K. 527 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Recording )
79 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 587 libraries worldwide
La Bohème ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in Italian and held by 490 libraries worldwide
Puccini's bittersweet tale of high-spirited bohemians and doomed love.
Madama Butterfly Japanese tragedy ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in Italian and held by 485 libraries worldwide
An American Naval officern marries a purchased Japanese wife, Butterfly. Tragedy unfolds as Butterfly remains faithful to her American husband.
Le nozze di Figaro K. 492 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Recording )
75 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 479 libraries worldwide
Set in Seville, the opera tells of the intrigue and deceit that surrounds the marriage of Figaro to Susanna.
Eugen Onegin by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky ( Recording )
30 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 459 libraries worldwide
Eugen Onegin: Lyrische Szenen in drei Akten, op.24. Libretto: Konstantin S. Schilowsky nach Alexander Puschkin.
Roméo et Juliette by Charles Gounod ( Recording )
30 editions published between 1968 and 3734 in 3 languages and held by 450 libraries worldwide
Faust by Charles Gounod ( Recording )
48 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 450 libraries worldwide
Don Carlo ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 424 libraries worldwide
Philip II of Spain marries Elisabeth de Valois, who was engaged to his son, the Infante, Don Carlos. In trying to secure freedom for the Netherlands, Carlos is arrested. Escaping, he meets Elisabeth secretly, but they are spied upon, and only the apparition of his grandfather, Charles V, saves Carlos from the Inquisition.
Guglielmo Tell by Gioacchino Rossini ( Recording )
35 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 414 libraries worldwide
Essential opera ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 407 libraries worldwide
Twelve highlights from the world's most popular operas, performed by a galaxy of stars.
L'amico Fritz by Pietro Mascagni ( Recording )
38 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 401 libraries worldwide
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini ( Recording )
42 editions published between 1978 and 1999 in 6 languages and held by 390 libraries worldwide
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
72 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 383 libraries worldwide
Verdi's opera based on Shakespeare's play, in which Iago's desire to destroy Otello's good fortune leads him to trick Otello into becoming so jealous of Desdemona that he kills her before believing in her innocence.
Ernani by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
51 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 379 libraries worldwide
Tells of the ill fated love between Elvira and Ernani, who having been pardoned by the king and about to marry Elvira, stabs himself and dies in her arms in fulfilment of his promise to Silva.
Don Carlo by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
58 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 367 libraries worldwide
Includes an eight minute special program: Verdi at Sant' Agata.
Boccanegra, Simone,--d. 1363 Bohème (Puccini, Giacomo) Bohemianism Carlos,--Prince of Asturias,--1545-1568 Christmas music Criticism, interpretation, etc. Drama Elizabeth,--of France, Queen, consort of Philip II, King of Spain,--1545-1568 Faust,--d. ca. 1540 Film and video adaptations Filmed operas Historical films History Italy Lecouvreur, Adrienne,--1692-1730 Live sound recordings Love Lullabies Masses Music Music--Instruction and study Music videos Nonfiction films Nonfiction television programs Opera Opera films Operas Operas Operas--Excerpts Operas--Librettos Opera television programs Oratorios--Excerpts Orchestral music Overtures Philip--II,--King of Spain,--1527-1598 Piano music Requiems Sacred songs (High voice) with string orchestra Sacred vocal duets with string orchestra Solo cantatas Songs Songs (High voice) with orchestra Songs with orchestra Spain Stabat Mater dolorosa (Music) Tell, Wilhelm Trumpet with string orchestra Verdi, Giuseppe,--1813-1901 Vocal duets with orchestra Vocal music
Fregni, Mirella, 1935-
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