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Glyndebourne Festival Chorus

Works: 824 works in 2,468 publications in 5 languages and 32,179 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Drama  Live sound recordings  Filmed operas  Excerpts  Televised operas  Film adaptations  Musical films  Television adaptations  Television programs 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Actor, Other, Organizer of meeting, Vocalist, cor, Musician
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
Porgy & Bess by George Gershwin( Recording )

46 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La grabación de Rattle está entre lo mejor de Porgy and Bess. Hay tal complicidad en todos los implicados, cantantes, orquesta y coro, que hace de esta una gran representación de la ópera de George Gershwin
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Visual )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the Glyndebourne Festival Opera stage production of the Gershwins' classic musical drama Porgy and Bess, which portrays the lives of the occupants of Catfish Row. The television production was shot using the recording made of the 1989 production for its soundtrack
The mikado by Arthur Sullivan( )

30 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ohio Opera's 2008 Festival performance of Gilbert and Sullivan's classic opera includes all the music as well the complete dialogue
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

44 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performed at the 2006 Innsbruck Festival, Rene Jacobs leads a riveting production that is illustrated by the notion of Don Giovanni as a young rebel and taboo-breaker. Jacobs also tries to respect Mozart's original intentions as closely as possible
HMS Pinafore ; Trial by jury by Arthur Sullivan( )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(1,2) BAKER, George (baritone). (1,2) CAMERON, John (baritone). (1,2) LEWIS, Richard (tenor). (1,2) BRANNIGAN, Owen (bass). (1) MILLIGAN, James (bass-baritone). (1,2) MORISON, Elsie (soprano). (1) THOMAS, Marjorie (contralto). (1) SINCLAIR, Monica (contralto)
Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

28 editions published between 1935 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the entire opera
The rake's progress : a fable by Igor Stravinsky( Visual )

40 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story concerns the decline and fall of one Tom Rakewell, who deserts Anne Trulove for the delights of London in the company of Nick Shadow, who turns out to be the Devil. After several misadventures, all initiated by the devious Shadow, Tom ends up in Bedlam, a psychiatric hospital south of London. The moral of the tale is: "For idle hearts and hands and minds the Devil finds a work to do."
The pirates of Penzance ; Overtures by Arthur Sullivan( )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giulio Cesare : opera in three acts by George Frideric Handel( Visual )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Italian and English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"David McVicar's production of Giulio Cesare manages to combine serious insight with entertainment, bringing Handel's masterpiece to life in a powerful, convincing and highly intelligent way. In every line of the complex narrative the subtle nuances are apparent, reflecting perfectly the transparent and exquisite nature of Handel's musical expression."--Container
La Calisto by Pier Francesco Cavalli( Recording )

28 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded at the Theatre Royal de la Monnaie (Bruxelles) in April, 1993
Porgy & Bess : highlights by George Gershwin( )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gershwin composed part of Porgy and Bess during the summer of 1934, living on an island near Charleston, where the opera takes place
L'incoronazione di Poppea by Claudio Monteverdi( Visual )

35 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the Roman Emperor, Nero's love affair with the scheming and seductive Poppea, with evil triumphing over good while the allegorical figures from the Prologue - Future, Virtue and Love look on
Orfeo ed Euridice by Christoph Willibald Gluck( Visual )

24 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This opera features Janet Baker, Elizabeth Gale, Elisabeth Speiser, and the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Despondent at the the death of Euridice, Orfeo descends into the underworld to fetch her. The condition of her return is that he may not look at her until they are back on earth
Così fan tutte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

33 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Italian soldiers test the faithfulness of their respective lovers by faking their departure to battle, reappearing in disguise as Albanians and proceeding to court them
The yeomen of the guard by Arthur Sullivan( )

19 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Yeoman of the guard Anthony Raffell, Philip Potter, Donald Adams, David Palmer, John Reed, Kenneth Sandford, David Palmer, Thomas Lawlor, Elizabeth Harwood, Ann Hood, Gillian Knight, Margaret Eales Royal PhilharmonicOrchestra Sir Malcolm Sargent, conductor libretto included
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )

17 editions published in 2003 in 4 languages and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An exhilarating new Carmen from Glyndebourne. Director David McVicar describes Carmen as "the first ever musical", and in his new production, with Anne Sofie von Otter in the title role, Carmen is restored to the original Opera Comique as Bizet wrote it, stripping away subsequent re-workings which turned it into a grand opera. Philippe Jordan makes his Glyndebourne debut with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Glyndebourne Chorus and a cast that includes Marcus Haddock, Laurent Naouri and Lisa Milne."--Alexander Street, resource website
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

15 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in Italian and English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mozart's version of the Don Juan legend
The best of Gilbert & Sullivan by Arthur Sullivan( )

15 editions published between 1967 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gilbert's fantastical plots together with Sullivan's inventive settings have come to epitomise much of what we consider to be British culture in the 19th century. Indeed, so great was this institution that The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company is still performing the operettas of Gilbert and Sullivan today, and so are many other companies, both amateur and professional. These excerpts, from 1948?1954, are recorded as they were originally intended, in the great tradition of The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
Death in Venice by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

34 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Britten's adaptation of Thomas Mann's novel about the middle-aged German writer, Aschenbach's anguished passion for a Polish youth met during a holiday in Venice, and its tragic consequences
Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria by Claudio Monteverdi( )

8 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unquestionably one of the three pillars that place Monteverdi among the greatest of opera composers
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Alternative Names
Choeur du Festival de Glyndebourne.

Chor des Glyndebourne Festivals.

Chór Festiwalu Operowego w Glyndebourne.

Chorus of the Glyndebourne Festival.

Coro del Festival di Glyndebourne.

Glyndebourne Chorus.

Glyndebourne Festival Choir.

Glyndebourne Festival Chorus.

Glyndebourne Festival Opera

Glyndebourne festival opera Choeur

Glyndebourne Festival Opera Chorus.

Glyndebourne Festival Opera Company Choir

Glyndebourne Festival Opera Company Chorus

Glyndebourne Opera Chorus

The Glyndebourne Chorus.

English (231)

Italian (175)

French (28)

German (5)

Spanish (1)