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Royal Opera House (London, England)

Overview
Works: 419 works in 914 publications in 5 languages and 16,103 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Musical settings  Televised operas  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Operas  Interviews  Film and video adaptations  Music videos 
Roles: Performer, Collaborator, Producer, Production personnel, orc, Other, Artist
Classifications: M1500.V48, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Royal Opera House (London, England)
Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in English and held by 1,043 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
Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a small village in England, Peter Grimes is unable to become a part of the community. Because his apprentice drowned at sea, he has incurred the wrath and distrust of the townspeople
Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roduced by the British Broadcasting Corporation, in asso ciation with Covent Garden Video Productions ; producer, Ronald Eyre ; directed for television by Brian Large
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in Italian and English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Performance of the opera by Verdi, based on Shakespeare's classic tragedy of jealousy, deceit, conspiracy, & murder. Othello's great love for Desdemona proves to be too much to bear
Salome by Richard Strauss ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in German and English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Opera, in one act
L'amico Fritz by Pietro Mascagni ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
EMI: Cdh 7 61052 2
The nutcracker by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 480 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
Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in Italian and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Chevalier des Grieux meets and seduces the young Manon when she is being escorted by her brother to a convent. Manon lives with des Grieux in Paris, but leaves him for a rich admirer. She is later arrested, charged with prostitution, and deported to Louisiana. Des Grieux accompanies her and during an escape attempt she dies in his arms
Peter Grimes op. 33 by Benjamin Britten ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roméo et Juliette by Charles Gounod ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in French and No Linguistic content and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two tragic young lovers from opposing families in Verona, Italy cannot survive the feud
The sleeping beauty by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London on December 5, 2006. Features the Royal Ballet, and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House conducted by Valeriy Ovsyanikov. Alina Cojocaru and Federico Bonelli star in the production
The art of the prima donna by Joan Sutherland ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains arias and operatic ensembles by Arne, Handel, Bellini, Rossini, Gounod, Verdi, Mozart, Thomas, Delibes and Meyerbeer
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in Italian and English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Giuseppe Verdi's best-loved work was recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, in June and July of 2009. Performers included: Renee Fleming, Joseph Calleja, Thomas Hampson, Eddie Wade, and Richard Wiegold. The Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra was conducted by Antonio Pappano. Bonus includes a cast gallery, and interviews with Antonio Pappano, and Renee Fleming
Orfeo ed Euridice by Christoph Willibald Gluck ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1970 and 1997 in Italian and English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Odeon: 80756
Romeo and Juliet ballet in three acts by Sergey Prokofiev ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of young, tragic love is as enduring as the seasons. International ballet star, Margot Fonteyn, and Russian virtuoso, Rudolf Nureyev, create passion and intrigue on the screen as they portray star-crossed lovers in this legendary story
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
23 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recorded live Dec. 1994, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A filmed performance of the Richard Strauss opera about intrigue in the Royal German Court, recorded at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden on February 14, 1985
Stiffelio by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in Italian and English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Opera in three acts
Amahl and the night visitors by Gian Carlo Menotti ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amahl, a little crippled shepard boy is visited by the Three Wise Men on their way to Bethelehem
Parsifal by Richard Wagner ( Book )
3 editions published in 1986 in English and German and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Royal Italian Opera (London, England)

Covent Garden
Covent Garden (Karaliskā opera (Londona, Lielbritānija))
Covent Garden London, Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Covent Garden Londres
Covent Garden opera house
Covent Garden Opera House (London)
Covent Garden opera house Londres
Covent Garden Opera London
Covent Garden (Royal Opera House (London, England))
Covent Garden Theatre
Covent Garden Theatre (London)
Königliches Opernhaus Covent Garden
Königliches Opernhaus Covent Garden London
London. Covent Garden Theatre
London. Royal Italian Opera
London. Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Londres (GB) Covent Garden
Londres (GB) Royal Opera House
Opera House (Covent Garden)
Opernhaus Covent Garden London
ROH (Royal Opera House)
Royal Italian opera
Royal Italian Opera (London)
Royal Italian opera Londres
Royal Opera
Royal Opera Covent Garden London
Royal Opera House
Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Royal Opera House London
Royal Opera House (London, England)
Royal Opera London
Theatre Covent Garden
Theatre Royal, Covent Garden
Theatre Royal, Covent Garden Londres
Theatre Royal, English Opera House
Languages
English (144)
Italian (112)
German (28)
French (16)
Multiple languages (1)
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