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Royal Opera House (London, England) Orchestra

Overview
Works: 3,525 works in 7,550 publications in 8 languages and 72,603 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Live sound recordings  Drama  Opera adaptations  Chamber operas  Excerpts  Televised operas  Nonfiction films  Filmed operas  Filmed ballets 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Musician, Other, Singer, Conductor
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by England) Royal Opera House (London
Werther by Jules Massenet( )

48 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young poet and his tragic love affair with Charlotte, the eldest daughter of the town Magistrate
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( )

82 editions published between 1970 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The singer Tosca and the painter Cavaradossi are lovers, but Baron Scarpia also has designs on Tosca, and arrests Cavaradossi for aiding a fugitive. He then offers to spare Cavaradossi by staging a mock execution if Tosca will surrender to his advances. She agrees, but stabs Scarpia to death with a concealed knife. When she discovers that the her lover was really executed, she leaps to her death
Don Carlo by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

80 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young Leonie Rysanek triumphs in her second Met broadcast of the almost four dozen she would do during her astonishing career. Here she is Elizabeth of Valois, married to King Philip II of Spain (Jerome Hines), even though she loves his son, Don Carlo (Giulio Gari). Rysanek's heartbreaking performance fully connects with Elizabeth's passion and despair. Beloved baritone Robert Merrill is Don Carlo's friend, Roderigo, killed by the Inquisition. Blanche Thebom is Princess Eboli and future superstar Martina Arroyo is heard in her Met debut role as the Celestial Voice
A portrait of Mozart : symphonies, concertos, arias, Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

9 editions published in 1998 and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nutcracker by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

43 editions published between 1968 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The chief attraction of this 1968 adaptation is Rudolf Nureyev, who had defected to the West in 1961. This is his adaptation of the work, and the dancing is very classical, the costumes sumptuous, and the orchestra sparkling. The production made ballerina Merle Park a star. At a Christmas party, Clara is presented with the elegant Nutcracker prince by her doting godfather, Herr Drosselmeyer. The Nutcracker is broken and Clara is devastated. That night, Clara dreams about the Nutcracker prince: he comes to life, fights off a Rat King and his minions, and takes her to his kingdom
Giselle by Adolphe Adam( )

54 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... The complete score of Giselle as Adam wrote it, without cuts, with all the required repeats, and in its original orchestration. Also include are the pas de deux for two peasants in Act one ... and two later insertions which have become an integral part of the score as it is given today ..."--Notes, p. 12
Eugene Onegin by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( )

48 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin on two CDs
Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten( )

86 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a small fishing community on the east coast of England, the story of conflict between an individual and a society that sees him as an outsider
Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( )

26 editions published between 1976 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This performance features the legendary African-American contralto Marian Anderson in her history-making Met debut role of Ulrica, the fortune-teller. At first her predictions are all good news. But who would believe the best friend of the king would actually murder him? Absurd. That's what the king (Jan Peerce) thinks. But he loves Amelia (Zinka Milanov), the wife of his friend Renato (Robert Merrill). And when Renato discovers them together, he joins the plot against the king. This is Verdian passion at its best
The turn of the screw by Benjamin Britten( )

23 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded Mar. 1981 in London
Don Carlos by Giuseppe Verdi( )

28 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Carlos: Grand opéra en cinq actes. Livret: Joseph Méry et Camille du Locle
Les Troyens by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

31 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performances of Berlioz's epic masterpiece are rare events--under James Levine's inspired leadership, the stellar cast and the Met's chorus and orchestra triumphantly meet the enormous challenge. Ben Heppner is the legendary Trojan hero Aeneas who escapes the doomed city of Troy and falls in love with the beautiful Queen of Carthage, Dido, sung by the radiant Lorraine Hunt Lieberson in her final appearance at the Met. Deborah Voigt is breathtaking as Cassandra, the Trojan prophetess who sees the looming calamity but is ignored
Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss( Visual )

20 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Royal Opera Chorus and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, conducted by Placido Domingo, appear in this traditional Viennese comedy, the best known and most loved operetta by the King of the waltz, Johann Strauss the younger
Love duets by Richard Wagner( )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in German and English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duets & arias by Roberto Alagna( Recording )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )

18 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in French and English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Maria Ewing is the fiery, seductive gypsy who dares to love as she chooses, regardless of the cost. Luis Lima is the tragic Don Jose, whose obsessive desire for Carmen destroys them both"--Container
Les contes d'Hoffmann = The tales of Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach( Visual )

32 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poet Hoffmann tells the tales of his three past loves and how each affair was thwarted by the evil influence of his rival
The sleeping beauty by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Royal Ballet production of the classic Russian ballet
Berlioz arias by Hector Berlioz( )

4 editions published in 2006 in French and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arabella by Richard Strauss( Recording )

19 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 473 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
 
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Covent Garden orchestra

Covent Garden Orchestra London

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Covent Garden Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

Covent Garden Royal Opera House Orchestra

Covent Garden Theatre (London) Orchestra

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Ópera real de Bombay

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Orchester der Covent Garden Opera

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Orchestra del Teatro Covent Garden di Londra

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Orchestra of the Royal Opera (London)

Orchestre de Covent Garden

Orchestre de Covent Garden á Londres

Orchestre du Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

Ork. Opery Londyńskiej

Orkestr Londonskoj korolevskoj opery "Kovent-Garden"

Orkestr teatra "Kovent-Garden"

Orquesta del Teatro de la Ópera, Covent Garden

Orquesta Royal Opera del Covent Garden de Londres

Reĝa Operejo ĉe Bombajo

ROH Orchestra

Royal Opera Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

Royal Opera House

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Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra London

Royal Opera House (London) Chorus and Orchestra

Royal Opera House (London, England). Orchestra

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Royal Opera House Orchestra, Covent Garden (hljómsveit)

Royal Opera House Orchestra, Covent Garden London

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