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Levine, James 1943-

Overview
Works: 2,401 works in 7,242 publications in 8 languages and 104,092 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Televised operas  Operas  Musical films  Nonfiction television programs  Live sound recordings  Animated films  Television adaptations  Filmed operas  Film adaptations 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Instrumentalist, Author, msd, Other, Interviewee, Commentator, Director, dir, Composer, Singer, con, Lyricist, Vocalist, Honoree, Speaker, per
Classifications: M1500.V47, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James Levine
Fantasia 2000 by Walt Disney( Visual )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vivid animation brings the music of the masters to colorful life in this fun-filled movie, picking up where its predecessor, the original Fantasia, left off
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

41 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of poor artists in Paris. Rodolfo falls in love with Mimi who is ill and dies. Giacomo Puccini's fourth and best loved opera
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( )

50 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book (125 p. :
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

83 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This memorable performance marks the first time James Levine conducted Otello for a Met broadcast. He brings thrilling power and lyric sweep to Verdi's late masterpiece, leading orchestra, chorus, and soloists in a towering performance. It's not hard to understand why the great singing actor Jon Vickers owned the role of Otello for a generation: even in his first Met broadcast of the role, his gripping and ultimately devastating portrayal is equal parts heroic warrior, tender lover, mighty ruler, and betrayed friend. Teresa Zylis-Gara is a radiant Desdemona and Luis Quilico is the sly, black-hearted Iago
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

64 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performance of Verdi's opera, telling the story of a beautiful courtesan dying from consumption, her love for a poor nobleman and the sacrifices she makes for him
La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

59 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi painted an immense canvas with this dark but tuneful opera. The legendary Leontyne Price is seen in one of her greatest roles, Leonora. Price's soaring voice encompasses every nuance of Leonora's emotion as she moves from joy through resignation to ultimate heartbreak. James Levine's brilliant leading of the Met orchestra and chorus is a lesson in Verdi style. Giuseppe Giacomini is Alvaro, the man Leonora loves, and Leo Nucci is Don Carlo, the dark instrument of their Fate
Giovanna d'Arco by Giuseppe Verdi( )

55 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Booklet contains notes on Verdi's career & the first performance of this opera, a synopsis, the libretto and biographical sketches of the soloists & conductor
I vespri siciliani : [opera in 5 acts] by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

60 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi's gripping tale of Sicilians rising against the occupying French stars Renata Scotto in her only broadcast of this rarely heard masterpiece. From the beginning of the opera, when Elena (Scotto) sings an "innocent" song fanning the people's resentment against the foreign army, to the end, when the ringing of her wedding bells signals the start of the revolt, Scotto's artistry blazes. James Levine leads the Met Orchestra and Chorus in a wonderfully idiomatic performance, and Ruggero Raimondi is magnificent as Procida, the outlawed Sicilian leader
Fantasia ; Fantasia 2000( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantasia 2000: The sequel to the classic 1940 film Fantasia, presents a new selection of animated scenes set to classical music. Pieces include: Symphony No. 5 by Ludwig van Beethoven, Pines of Rome by Ottorino Respighi, Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin, Piano Concerto No. 2, Allegro, Opus 102 by Dmitri Shostakovich, Carnival of the Animals, Finale, by Camille Saint-Saëns, The Sorcerer's Apprentice by Paul Dukas, Pomp and Circumstance - Marches 1, 2, 3 and 4 by Sir Edward Elgar, and Firebird Suite - 1919 Version, by Igor Stravinsky
Andrea Chenier by Umberto Giordano( )

68 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Start with the French Revolution, add one impassioned poet (who really lived) in love with a beautiful aristocratic woman, mix their tragic fate with Robespierre's reign of terror, and you have one sensational opera. Superstar tenor Plácido Domingo is Andrea Chénier, velvet-voiced Martina Arroyo sings his lover Maddalena, and conductor James Levine keeps the drama blazing
Die Zauberflöte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

60 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man is enlisted to rescue the Queen of the Night's daughter from a sorcerer
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

40 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in 7 languages and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Egyptian soldier falls in love with his Ethiopian captive
Violinkonzert = Violin concerto = Concerto pour violon by Alban Berg( Recording )

28 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rihm: Gesungene Zeit: Musik für Violine und Orchester / Berg: Violinkonzert
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

32 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini's opera about a Chinese princess who has her suitors that can't answer 3 riddles executed and how she eventually discovers love with a prince
Opera arias = Opernarien by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

7 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner( Visual )

52 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features James Morris, Mari-Anne Haggander and Chris Ludwig in the Met's acclaimed production
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( )

39 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi's opera is a perennial favorite and often attracts stellar casts at the Met, but seldom has there been such a glittering group of singers in one performance. The legendary Leontyne Price is Aida, one of the roles she was destined to sing. Her rival, Amneris, is none other than Marilyn Horne, acclaimed as one of the greatest singers of the 20th century. Both women are in love with Radamès--and why wouldn't they be when he's sung by the astounding Plácido Domingo. Cornell MacNeil and James Morris co-star, and James Levine galvanizes the Met orchestra and chorus
An Italian songbook by Cecilia Bartoli( Recording )

26 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Bohème : highlights by Giacomo Puccini( )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in Italian and German and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The challenge by Mary-Kate Olsen( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lizzie and Shane are estranged teen sisters who live on opposite sides of the country. Much to their surprise, they are brought together for adventure as teammates on the TV show "The Challenge," set in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. The prize up for grabs is a college scholarship and all they will need to do is perform daring feats, settle differences and keep their romances from the producers all at the same time
 
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James Levine

James Levine americký dirigent a pianista

James Levine Amerikaans dirigent

James Levine chef d’orchestre et pianiste américain

James Levine direttore d'orchestra statunitense

James Levine US-amerikanischer Dirigent und Pianist

Levine, James Lawrence

Levine, James Lawrence 1943-

MAESTRO JAMES LEVINE

Джеймс Лівайн

Ливайн, Джеймс

ג'יימס לוין

ג'יימס לוין מוזיקאי אמריקאי

جیمز لواین

ジェームズ・レヴァイン

詹姆斯·莱文

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ToscaJames Levine : 40 years at the Metropolitan Opera