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Freni, Mirella 1935-

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Carmen by Georges Bizet( )

135 editions published between 1000 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This dynamic performance features Grace Bumbry in one of her most celebrated roles, the fiery gypsy of the title, whose beauty and spirit make her irresistible to all men. The starry cast also includes the great Rickard Tucker as Don José, the soldier whose love for Carmen dooms them both, the elegant Justino Díaz as the bullfighter Escamillo, and a young Mirella Freni as the innocent Micaëla
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

225 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This recording contains the complete opera sung in Italian. The book contains the complete text of the libretto with annotations in both English and Italian, and a critical historical commentary. The text also includes the background of the composer, biographies of the principal singers and conductor
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( )

62 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 1,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this eagerly-awaited complete opera recording from superstar Andrea Bocelli, the tenor assembles a fine cast to explore Verdi's most spectacular work: the award-winning American soprano Kristin Lewis takes the role of Aida, the brilliant Italian mezzo Veronica Simeoni as Amneri. Giorgio Giuseppini takes the role of Il Re (the Egyptian King), the powerful Ambrogio Maestri ("Italy's answer to Bryn Terfel") as Amonasro and Carlo Colombara, renowned Verdi bass, as Ramfis
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

83 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madama Butterfly concerns the disastrous results of a young American naval officer's marriage to a pretty geisha
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

87 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini's bittersweet tale of high-spirited bohemians and doomed love
Faust by Charles Gounod( )

62 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ORCHESTRA AND CHORUS OF THE THEATRE NATIONAL DE L'OPERA, PARIS. PRETRE, Georges. DOMINGO, Placido (tenor). FRENI, Mirella (soprano). GHIAUROV, Nicolai (bass). ALLEN, Thomas (baritone). COMMAND, Michelle (soprano). TAILLON, Jocelyn (mezzo-soprano). VENTO, Marc (baritone)
L'amico Fritz by Pietro Mascagni( Recording )

53 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

EMI: Cdh 7 61052 2
Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

64 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manon Lescaut: Dramma lirico in quattro atti. Libretto: Marco Praga, Domenico Oliva, Luigi Illica e Giuseppe Giacosa
Don Pasquale by Gaetano Donizetti( )

43 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a wealthy old bachelor decides to take a pretty young wife, he is--this being opera--in for trouble. Especially when that wife is the enchanting Reri Grist. Fernando Corena sings the matrimonially inclined title hero, whose plan to disinherit his nephew--the suave, mesmerizing Alfredo Kraus--backfires with more than a little help from Tom Krause's Dr. Malatesta
Carmen : highlights by Georges Bizet( )

29 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Habanera, Seguidilla, Canson Boheme, Toreador song Maria Callas, soprano Choeurs Rene Duclos Jean Laforge, director Choeurs d'Enfants Jean Pesneaud & Orchestre du Theatre National de l'Opera GeorgesPretre, conductor
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in Italian and German and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

73 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Act IV. Desdemona's room. She is getting ready to go to bed, aided by Emilia. She is hurt by Otello's attitude toward her, for which she finds no explanation. She has just finished her prayers when Otello enters. He openly accuses her of having been unfaithful to him, even though, unheeded, Desdemona proclaims her innocence. He has already condemned her and proceeds to strangle her. Emilia returns announcing that Roderigo has been killed while trying to assassinate Cassio. Seeing Desdemona dead, she accuses Otello and cries that he has killed an innocent woman. Iago appears, and Emilia reproaches him for his intrigue; his only answer is to flee. Otello, dismayed and suddenly aware of the trap into which he has fallen gives a last kiss to his beloved wife and stabs himself
Ernani by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

51 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary maestro Thomas Schippers conducts the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and chorus in a December 1962 performance of Verdi's Ernani, which features a truly bravura performance by Carlo Bergonzi
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

56 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera, sung in Italian
Mefistofele by Arrigo Boito( Recording )

41 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 630 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
Mireille by Charles Gounod( )

28 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mireille: Opéra en cinq actes. Livret: Michel Carré
Simon Boccanegra by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

58 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The role of Simon Boccanegra is one of the capstones of Verdi's baritone repertoire. Sherrill Milnes gives a stunning portrayal of the 14th century Genoa doge, singing with both power and poetry, and reminding everyone why audiences acclaimed him the great American Verdi baritone of the day. Anna Tomowa-Sintow is Amelia, his long-lost daughter, in love with one of Boccanegra's most bitter political enemies. James Levine reveals his passion for Verdi's score, bringing out all the drama while reveling in its aching lyricism
Faust : (Highlights) by Charles Gounod( )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

38 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Schippers leads a superlative cast in one of Donizetti's most beloved comic operas. This two disc set was taken from a live performance on March 5, 1966 and features Carlo Bergonzi as Nemorino and Roberta Peters as Adina
Don Carlo : opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

24 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes an eight minute special program: Verdi at Sant' Agata
 
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La Bohème
Alternative Names
Fregni, Mirella.

Fregni, Mirella 1935-

Freni.

Mirella Freni Italiaans zanger

Mirella Freni Italiaans zangeres

Mirella Freni italienischer lyrischer Sopran

Mirella Freni italiensk sångare

Mirella Freni italiensk sanger

Mirella Freni italiensk songar

Mirella Freni singer

Mirella Freni soprano italien

Mirella Freniová italská operní pěvkyně

Мирела Френи

Френи, Мирелла

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میرلا فرنی خواننده ایتالیایی

ミレッラ・フレーニ

米瑞拉·弗蕾妮

Languages
Italian (751)

French (203)

English (56)

German (50)

Spanish (7)

Dutch (2)

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La BohèmeDon Carlo : opera in four acts