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Varady, Julia

Works: 589 works in 1,634 publications in 8 languages and 18,279 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Live sound recordings  Drama  Musical settings  Symphonies  Chamber operas  Overtures  Masses  Excerpts  Music 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Interviewee, Vocalist, Other, Musician, Compiler
Classifications: M1001, 782.1
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Most widely held works about Julia Varady
Most widely held works by Julia Varady
La clemenza di Tito : KV 621 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

18 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cavalleria rusticana by Pietro Mascagni( Recording )

47 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This recording contains the complete operas sung in Italian. The book contains the complete text of the librettos with annotations in both English and Italian and a critical historical commentary. The text also includes the background of the composers, biographies of the principal singers and conductors
Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss( Recording )

35 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great Jessye Norman is Ariadne, the mythological heroine abandoned by her lover on the island of Naxos. In Strauss and Hofmannsthal's charming opera-within-an-opera, she is joined by Ruth Ann Swenson as Zerbinetta, the flirtatious leader of a commedia dell'arte troupe that--by order of an eccentric patron--unexpectedly finds itself in the middle of Ariadne's tragic story. Thomas Moser sings Bacchus, the young god who wins Ariadne, and Susanne Mentzer is the Composer of the fictional opera. Wagnerian bass-baritone Thomas Stewart makes a late-career cameo appearance as the Music Master
Die Frau ohne Schatten by Richard Strauss( Recording )

28 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strauss and Hofmannsthal's sumptuous and magical fairy tale receives an authoritative performance conducted by the great Karl Böhm, a protégé of the composer, in his last Met broadcast. The extraordinary cast is led by Leonie Rysanek as the Empress, the "woman without a shadow" of the title, who stars opposite James King as the ethereal Emperor, Walter Berry as the goodhearted Barak the Dyer, Ursula Schröder-Feinen as the hapless Dyer's Wife, and Mignon Dunn as the sinister Nurse
Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss( Recording )

35 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliant ensemble cast bring Strauss's beloved operetta to life, with new English dialogue by playwright Douglas Carter Beane and lyrics by Jeremy Sams (who also directed this production, first seen on New Year's Eve 2013). Christopher Maltman and Susanna Phillips are Eisenstein and Rosalinde, the married couple at the center of this lighthearted tale of love, revenge, and mistaken identities. Paulo Szot sings Falke, Eisenstein's friend, who sets the plot in motion. Anthony Roth Costanzo is Prince Orlofsky, Jane Archibald sings Adele, and Broadway star Danny Burstein is Frosch, the jailer. Adam Fischer conducts
Arabella by Richard Strauss( )

27 editions published between 1981 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Star soprano Renée Fleming gives a radiant performance in the title role of Strauss's opera, a bittersweet comedy set in 1860s Vienna, starring as the beautiful daughter of an impoverished noble family. Hans-Joachim Ketelsen is Mandryka, the wealthy landowner and unlikely suitor who wins Arabella's heart. Barbara Bonney sings Zdenka, Arabella's younger sister, and Raymond Very is Matteo, the officer who thinks he is in love with Arabella but unexpectedly finds his happiness elsewhere. Judith Forst and Eric Halfvarson round out the cast as Count and Countess Waldner, Arabella and Zdenka's parents. Christoph Eschenbach conducts
Lear by Aribert Reimann( Recording )

25 editions published between 1979 and 2001 in German and Undetermined and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony no. 14 ; 6 poems of Marina Tsvetaeva by Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich Shostakovich( )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1993 in 5 languages and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Missa solemnis : op. 123 by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

8 editions published in 1995 in 3 languages and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Messe zeigte Beethoven auf dem Höhepunkt seiner Schaffenskraft und Helmuth Rilling, dem Bach-Collegium Stuttgart, der Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart und dem herausragenden Solistenquartett gelang eine weltweit beachtete Referenzeinspielung dieses großartigen Meisterwerks, die nun in einer neuen Auflage als edle Sammleredition vorliegt
Gli amori di Teolinda by Giacomo Meyerbeer( )

24 editions published between 1981 and 1985 in 4 languages and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gli Amori di Teolinda: Cantata scenica per soprano, clarinetto, coro e orchestra. Testo: Gaetano Rossi
Sechs Lieder, op. 103, op. 154 by Louis Spohr( )

13 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in German and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

32 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legendary Joan Sutherland takes on the role of Donna Anna in this star-studded broadcast, displaying the full range of the character's feelings, from fury to mourning to revenge. Sutherland's singing perfectly balances floating legato lines with fiery coloratura. James Morris is the libertine of the title, a ruthless man in the guise of a handsome, charismatic aristocrat. Gabriel Bacquier sings his servant, Leporello, and Julia Varady is the besotted Donna Elvira
Jessonda by Louis Spohr( )

14 editions published in 1991 in German and Undetermined and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jessonda: Grosse Oper in drei Akten. Libretto: Eduard Heinrich Gehe
Duette by Robert Schumann( )

13 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The symphonies by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

21 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Deutsche Grammophon's splended celebration of the Mozart bicentenary in 1956."
Il matrimonio segreto by Domenico Cimarosa( )

36 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geronimo, a wealthy citizen of Bologna, attemps to marry his daughter Elisetta to an English lord, Count Robinson. But the count prefers Geronimo's other daughter, Carolina, who is secretly married to Paolino, a young lawyer and business associate of Geronimo. Geronimo's sister Fidalma is herself in love with Paolino. Carolina and Paolino plan to elope. After a bedroom scene of mistaken identities, all ends happily with the Count agreeing to marry Elisetta
La juive by F Halévy( Recording )

39 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Juive: Grand opéra en cinq actes. Livret: Eugène Scribe
Wesendonk-Lieder ; Tristan und Isolde ; Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( )

5 editions published in 1998 in German and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lieder nach verschiedenen Dichtern ; Sechs Lieder, op. 73, nach Daniel Rathaus ; Sechs französische Lieder, op. 65 by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( )

6 editions published in 1988 in 3 languages and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony no. 8 by Gustav Mahler( )

9 editions published in 2011 in 4 languages and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first part of Mahler's 8th symphony is built around the 4th century Latin hymn Veni, Creator Spiritus (come, spirit of creation). The second part retells the final episode of Goethe's Faust in which the title character finds salvation. This recording also includes the Adagio from Mahler's 10th symphony and is the final installment of the San Francisco Symphony's Mahler cycle
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Alternative Names
Julia Varady artiste lyrique

Júlia Várady Roemeens zanger

Júlia Várady Roemeens zangeres

Júlia Várady singer

Julia Varady soprano ungherese

Júlia Várady ungarisch-deutsche Opern- und Konzertsängerin

Tözsér, Julia, 1941-

Varadi, Julia 1941-

Varady, J.

Varady, J. 1941-

Varady, J. (Julia)

Várady Júlia

Варади, Юлия

יוליה ואראדי