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Varady, Julia

Works: 804 works in 1,908 publications in 8 languages and 20,502 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Drama  Live sound recordings  Chamber operas  Excerpts  Masses  Musical settings  Arrangements (Music)  Art music  Symphonies 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Actor, Other, Vocalist, Interviewee, s=s, Musician, Compiler, sop
Classifications: M1500, 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( )

24 editions published between 1979 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lear by Aribert Reimann( Recording )

24 editions published between 1979 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cavalleria rusticana by Pietro Mascagni( Recording )

51 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 610 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 )

29 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 605 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 )

25 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 576 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
La juive by F Halévy( Recording )

39 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Juive: Grand opéra en cinq actes. Livret: Eugène Scribe
Julia Varady by Julia Varady( )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss( Recording )

32 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 475 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( )

29 editions published between 1977 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 435 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
Symphony no. 14 ; 6 poems of Marina Tsvetaeva by Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich Shostakovich( )

9 editions published between 1983 and 1993 in 7 languages and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published in 1995 in 4 languages and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gli amori di Teolinda by Giacomo Meyerbeer( )

24 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in 4 languages and held by 389 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( )

14 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in German and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jessonda by Louis Spohr( )

17 editions published in 1991 in German and Undetermined and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jessonda: Grosse Oper in drei Akten. Libretto: Eduard Heinrich Gehe
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

23 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 358 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
Duette by Robert Schumann( )

13 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il matrimonio segreto by Domenico Cimarosa( )

38 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 339 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
The symphonies by Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich Shostakovich( )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in Russian and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucio Silla by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

9 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in Italian and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Júlia Várady

Julia Varady artiste lyrique

Júlia Várady Roemeens zanger

Júlia Várady Roemeens zangeres

Júlia Várady singer

Julia Varady soprano ungherese

Julia Varady ungaresch Sängerin

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

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