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Plowright, Rosalind

Overview
Works: 197 works in 435 publications in 4 languages and 4,214 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Music  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Filmed operas  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film and video adaptations  Operas  Musical settings  Parodies, imitations, etc 
Roles: Performer, Vocalist, Singer, Interviewee
Classifications: M1500.V47, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Rosalind Plowright
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
37 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
EMI: Cdh 7 61052 2
Elijah by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hänsel & Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 307 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 )
16 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in Italian and English and held by 306 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
Not the Messiah he's a very naughty boy ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 301 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
Les contes d'Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach ( )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fantasy opera in 4 acts
Les contes d'Hoffman [i.e. d'Hoffmann] by Jacques Offenbach ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1988 in French and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mary Stuart by Gaetano Donizetti ( Recording )
14 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mary Stuart by Gaetano Donizetti ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 206 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
La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in Italian and German and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The plot of Verdi's dark opera on the power of fate provides little comfort to its struggling characters, but it offers listeners one spellbinding musical moment after another, and it gives singers a string of marvelous opportunities to shine. Deborah Voigt gives a stirring performance in the role of Leonora, her voice effortlessly rising above orchestra and chorus. Tenor Salvatore Licitra is a passionate Alvaro, the man whose impetuous actions result in a lifetime of heartache for everyone. Samuel Ramey sings Padre Guardiano, with Gianandrea Noseda conducting
Hansel and Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A musical adaptation of the classic fairy tale
Il trovatore [opera in four acts] by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1985 in Italian and held by 124 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
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi ( )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in Italian and held by 114 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
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi ( )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cast and synopsis of Act I are announced at the beginning (RWA 2026, A4). The 1st intermission features the MET Opera Guild discussion of the broadcasting of opera. Milton Cross presents a synopsis of Act II (RWA 2026, B2). The 2nd intermission features Opera Question Forum and a synopsis of Act III (RWA 2027, A3). The 3rd intermission features the program Our American Way of Living, with Mrs. Thomas Perron speaking on nutrition problems in America. It closes with a synopsis of Act IV (RWA 2027, B2)
Janet Baker sings scenes from Mary Stuart by Gaetano Donizetti ( )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Il trittico by Giacomo Puccini ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A live recording from Milan's Teatro alla Scala, of Puccini's three one-act operas which make up Il Trittico
Il trovatore dramma in quattro atti di Salvatore Cammarano by Giuseppe Verdi ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in Italian and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La vestale by Gaspare Spontini ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1992 in French and Undetermined and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
6 frühe Lieder Early songs ; Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen = Songs of a wayfarer ; Symphonie no. 2 : Auferstehungs-Symphonie = Resurrection by Gustav Mahler ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1986 in German and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Plowright, Rosalind Anne 1949-
Languages
Italian (73)
English (55)
French (14)
German (9)