WorldCat Identities

Plowright, Rosalind

Overview
Works: 189 works in 534 publications in 4 languages and 5,321 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Live sound recordings  Music  Televised operas  Filmed operas  Operas  Nonfiction films  Concert films  Film adaptations  Musical settings 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Vocalist, Interviewee, Author, Actor, Other, Musician
Classifications: M1500.V47, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Rosalind Plowright
Les contes d'Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach( )

21 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoffman drunk in a tavern is coerced by a group of student to tell them tales and stories of his love life. After telling the stories, he awakes to see Stella, his secret new love in the arms of his rival Counsellor Lindorf
Elijah by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( Recording )

17 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An oratorio after words from the Old Testament, Op.70
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

60 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

EMI: Cdh 7 61052 2
Hänsel & Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck( Recording )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the only food in the house--a jug of milk--gets spilled by accident, the children are sent into the forest by their angry mother to gather strawberries for supper--with almost fatal consequences. Humperdinck's adaptation of the Brothers Grimm's beloved fairy tale stars Angelika Kirchschlager and Miah Persson as the siblings of the title. Having lost their way in the woods, they encounter a strange old lady who lives in a house filled with sweets--played by the late Philip Langridge in his final operatic appearance. Fabio Luisi conducts
Il trittico three one-act operas by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

24 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Il Tabarro an act of murder is the resolution for passion, infidelity and jealousy. Suor Angelica treats the banishment to a convent of a noblewoman who gives birth to a child without benefit of marriage and when she learns of the child's death commits suicide. In Gianni Schicchi the greedy family of a dying wealthy man conspires with a lawyer to obtain the dying man's wealth only to be doublecrossed by the lawyer
Mary Stuart by Gaetano Donizetti( )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not the Messiah he's a very naughty boy( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Monty Python troupe reunites onstage for a one-night-only performance of a musical adaptation of their film Life of Brian which tells the story of Brian Cohen, a young Jewish man who is born on the same day as, and next door to, Jesus Christ, and is subsequently mistaken for the Messiah
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in English and held by 236 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
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 235 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
La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

39 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zinka Milanov, soprano ; Giuseppe di Stefano, tenor ; Leonard Warren, Bariton
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

21 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plot revolves around its two female characters. Acuzena is the daughter of a gypsy who, fifteen years before, was burned as a witch for cursing the young son of a nobleman. In revenge, Acuzena abducted the son to throw into the embers of the same fire, but, in her distress, threw in her own son. She has brought up the other child as her own. Leonora (Sutherland) is a lady-in-waiting at court who is loved by two men, the Count di Luna, who is the older son of the nobleman who had Acuzena's mother burned, and Manrico, the troubadour, and leader of the rebel forces engaged in civil war against the count. Tragedy results when the four come together
Mary Stuart by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

18 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donizetti's operatic portrait of Mary, Queen of Scots is performed by the English National Opera. Dame Janet Baker assumes the title role and portrays a wide range of emotions in the scenes detailing the events which lead to the execution of the legendary Queen. This role marked Baker's farewell to the London operatic stage
Janet Baker sings scenes from Mary Stuart by Gaetano Donizetti( )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hansel and Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck( Visual )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hansel and Gretel (German: Hänsel und Gretel) is a fairy tale of Germanic origin, recorded by the Brothers Grimm. The story follows a young brother and sister who discover a house of candy and cake in the forest and a child-devouring witch
6 frühe Lieder Early songs ; Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen = Songs of a wayfarer ; Symphonie no. 2 : Auferstehungs-Symphonie = Resurrection by Gustav Mahler( Recording )

7 editions published in 1986 in German and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La vestale by Gaspare Spontini( Recording )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in French and Undetermined and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Vestale: Tragédie-lyrique en trois actes. Livret: Etienne de Jouy
La mort de Cléopâtre Herminie ; Béatrice et Bénédict ; Le roi Lear by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in French and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dialogues des Carmélites opera in tre atti e dodici quadri by Francis Poulenc( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in French and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A masterful perfromance at the world famous Teatro all Scala, performed by the Orchestra e Coro del Teatro alla Scala, conducted by Riccardo Muti
Elijah op. 70 : (oratorio in 2 parts) by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete recordings by Gustav Mahler( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 in German and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Plowright, Rosalind Anne 1949-

Rosalind Plowright Brits zangeres

Rosalind Plowright English opera singer

Languages
Italian (112)

English (77)

French (26)

German (19)