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Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin Chor

Overview
Works: 427 works in 781 publications in 3 languages and 12,457 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical settings  Live sound recordings  Operas  Librettos  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Art music  Symphonies  Filmed performances  Classical music radio programs 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Musician, Singer, Other
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin
Così fan tutte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

11 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in Italian and German and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two sisters whose fiancés have gone off to war (or so they pretend), a clever maid, a cynical old philosopher, and those same two fiancés in disguise--six characters is all it takes for Mozart and his librettist, Lorenzo Da Ponte, to explore both the fun and the heartbreak that love can lead to in this equally lighthearted and deeply human comedy. James Levine masterfully leads a stellar cast that includes Carol Vaness and Tatiana Troyanos as the sisters, Jerry Hadley and Thomas Hampson as their fiancés, Betsy Norden as Despina, and Richard Van Allen as Don Alfonso
Der fliegende Holländer by Richard Wagner( )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in German and English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A defiant Dutch sea captain is condemned to roam the seas forever for swearing that he would sail around the Cape of Good Hope, even if it took forever. His only redemption is if he can get a woman's love while only being allowed ashore every 7 years
Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor by Otto Nicolai( Recording )

12 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor: Komisch-phantastische Oper in drei Akten. Libretto: Salomon Hermann Mosenthal
Palestrina [musikalische Legende in drei Akten] by Hans Pfitzner( )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in German and English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Palestrina is claimed to have 'saved the arts of counterpoint and polyphony' in the face of a Papal edict that church music must be more traditional and revert to plainsong. Palestrina produces a work that contains all the 'modern' and 'sinful' musical styles the Pope disapproves of. Upon hearing the work, the Pope and Palestrina's arch critic, Archbishop Borromeo relents
Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor by Otto Nicolai( )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in German and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( )

3 editions published in 2009 in German and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner( Recording )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in German and Undetermined and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wagner's revolutionary score changed the world of music with its radical portrayal of an all-consuming passion that can only be fulfilled in death. The legendary Birgit Nilsson sings Isolde, one of her greatest roles, in her second Met season. Karl Liebl is Tristan, the man she loves--and the best friend of the man she is forced to marry. Jerome Hines is the sorrowful King Marke and Irene Dalis sings Isolde's stalwart companion, Brangäne
Lohengrin by Richard Wagner( )

10 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This broadcast of Wagner's most romantic opera stars René Kollo as the knight of the Holy Grail who arrives in a boat pulled by a swan to defend the innocent Elsa, played by Pilar Lorengar. Mignon Dunn is the dark and malevolent Ortrud who poisons the couple's happiness, with some help from her husband, Telramund (Donald McIntyre). James Levine leads the Met orchestra, bringing out the shimmer and the thunder of the score, along with every shade of expression in between
Elektra by Richard Strauss( )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the courtyard of the palace of Agamemnon, murdered king of Mycenae, Elektra bemoans her father's murder at the hands of her mother, Klytämnestra, and her mother's lover, Aegisth. She vows vengeance. She is interrupted by her younger sister, Chrysothemis, who urges Elektra to give up her obsession with revenge so they both can lead normal lives. Chrysothemis reappears with news that Orest is dead. Stunned, Elektra tells her sister she must now help kill Klytämnestra and Aegisth. When the girl pulls away in terror and runs off, Elektra starts to dig for the buried ax that killed Agamemnon. She is interrupted by a stranger who says he has come to inform Klytämnestra of Orest's death. When Elektra reveals her name, he tells her Orest lives. Servants come and kiss his hand. The dogs of the house know me, he says, but not my own sister. Crying his name, Elektra falls into Orest's arms and tells him she has lived only for his return. Their reunion is cut short when Orest is summoned before Klytämnestra. He kills both the queen and her lover. Elektra begins an ecstatic dance and when Chryothemis returns, Elektra falls dead
Die Brautwahl by Ferruccio Busoni( )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Triple concerto Choral fantasy by Ludwig van Beethoven( Recording )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony no. 9 by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in German and English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dresden Staatskapelle has a very special tradition of performing Ludwig van Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. It performed the then still highly controversial work for the first time in August 1838 under the baton of Johann Gottlieb Reissiger. Since 1900, the piece has been performed yearly on Palm Sunday, having been popularized by Richard Wagner in 1843
Parsifal [ein Bühnenweihfestspiel] by Richard Wagner( Recording )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in German and Undetermined and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wagner's mystical opera makes extraordinary demands on the conductor, but James Levine is renowned for the special affection and authority he brings to this transcendent work. The music shimmers and glows, evoking the legendary world of the Knights of the Holy Grail and the pure fool who brings healing power to the land. Peter Hofmann stars as the questing title hero, Jerome Hines sings the wise old man, Gurnemanz, and Mignon Dunn is the voluptuous Kundry, whose erotic temptations almost ensnare the young hero
Tannhäuser by Richard Wagner( Recording )

10 editions published between 1925 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tannhäuser deals with the medieval Minnesinger of that name
Graf Mirabeau Oper in zwei Akten by Siegfried Matthus( )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in German and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puntila by Paul Dessau( )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1994 in German and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Berühmte Opernchöre Famous opera choruses by Otmar Suitner( )

2 editions published in 2009 in Italian and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einstein by Paul Dessau( )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1996 in German and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rappresentatione di anima & di corpo by Emilio de' Cavalieri( )

2 editions published in 2015 in Italian and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salon Pitzelberger Opernquerschnitt by Jacques Offenbach( )

2 editions published in 1993 in German and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Berlin Chor

Berlin Opera Choir

Berlin. Staatsoper. Chor

Berlin State Opera Chorus (1821-)

Berliner Staatsopernchor

Berurin Kokuritsu Kagekijō Gasshōdan

Chœurs de l'Opéra de Berlin.

Chor der Berliner Staatsoper

Chor der Deutschen Staatsoper Berlin.

Chor der Deutschen Staatsoper Berlin, 1945 - 1948; 1991 -

Chor der Staatsoper Berlin

Chorus der Deutschen Staatsoper Berlin.

Chorus of the Court Opera Berlin

Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin Chorus

Deutscher Staatsopernchor

Staatsopernchor

Staatsopernchor Berlin

State Opera Choir Berlin

Languages
German (116)

Italian (14)

English (5)