WorldCat Identities

Corena, Fernando

Works: 572 works in 1,867 publications in 6 languages and 12,342 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Operas  Live sound recordings  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musical settings  Excerpts  Motion picture music  Marches (Music)  Stories, plots, etc  Librettos 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, per, Other, Vocalist, Musician, Commentator
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works about Fernando Corena
Most widely held works by Fernando Corena
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

74 editions published between 1951 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 1,177 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
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

107 editions published between 1951 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book (125 p. :
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

81 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schwarzkopf samlingen
The barber of Seville by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

29 editions published between 1959 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This abridged holiday presentation for families of opera's most popular comedy, sung in English, features a cast of youthful Met stars: Isabel Leonard is the feisty Rosina, Alek Shrader is her suitor, Count Almaviva, and Rodion Pogossov is Figaro, the resourceful barber of the title. John Del Carlo sings as Rosina's foolish guardian, Dr. Bartolo, and Yves Abel conducts
Don Pasquale by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

79 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 540 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
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

24 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madama Butterfly concerns the disastrous results of a young American naval officer's marriage to a pretty geisha
L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

54 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 382 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
La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

34 editions published between 1952 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zinka Milanov, soprano ; Giuseppe di Stefano, tenor ; Leonard Warren, Bariton
Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

59 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a cast to cherish in one of opera's greatest comic masterpieces. Robert Merrill's wily Figaro combines brio with one of the most beautiful baritone voices ever--heard here in its prime. No wonder the clueless Almaviva (an elegant Cesare Valletti) begs him to help win the beautiful Rosina (Roberta Peters at her virtuosic best) and to outwit her determined guardian and the scheming singing teacher (Fernando Corena and Cesare Siepi)
L'Italiana in Algeri by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

46 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

BERGANZA, Teresa (soprano). ALVA, Luigi (tenor). CORENA, Fernando (bass). PANERAI, Rolando (bass). TAVOLACCINI, Giuliana (soprano). PACE, Miti Truccato (mezzo-soprano). MONTARSOLO, Paolo (bass-baritone). CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA OF THE MAGGIO MUSICALE FLORENTINO. VARVISO, Silvio (conductor)
Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

45 editions published between 1937 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini's opera about a pair of doomed lovers
Il trittico by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

35 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Le nozze di Figaro K. 492 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

31 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the entire opera
Andrea Chénier by Umberto Giordano( Recording )

18 editions published between 1958 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tale of the young poet and his tragic life and death during the French Revolution
La sonnambula by Vincenzo Bellini( Recording )

17 editions published between 1963 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The extraordinary Diana Damrau brings aching lyricism and coloratura fireworks to the role of Amina, the innocent village girl whose sleepwalking causes misunderstandings that almost prevent her marriage to the handsome Elvino, sung by new bel canto star tenor Javier Camarena. Michele Pertusi is Count Rodolfo, and Marco Armiliato conducts Bellini's melodious score
Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi( )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in Italian and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi's last work is his only major comedy and one of his crowning glories. Judith Raskin and Luigi Alva are the enchanting Fenton and Nannetta who want to be married even though her father, Ford (Frank Guarrera), objects. Ford's wife Alice (Phyllis Curtin) is being wooed by Falstaff (Ezio Flagello) who is also interested in Meg Page (Mildred Miller). Fortunately Dame Quickly (Fedora Barbieri) is a match for Falstaff and teaches him a lesson
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

21 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coinciding with the 200th anniversary of Giuseppe Verdi's birthday, CSO Resound releases its second recording with Maestro Riccardo Muti featuring Verdi's second-to-last opera, Otello. Recorded live in concert at Symphony Center in 2011
La Clementina by Luigi Boccherini( )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in Italian and Spanish and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Tell by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

11 editions published between 1952 and 1977 in Italian and English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

39 editions published between 1952 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of Verdi's opera in which the love of the enslaved Ethiopian princess for an Egyptian general brings tragedy to all involved
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Alternative Names
Corena, F. 1916-1984

Fernando Corena basso svizzero

Fernando Corena Italian-Turkish Swiss singer

Fernando Corena Schweizer Opernsänger

Fernando Corena zanger uit Zwitserland (1916-1984)