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Glyndebourne Festival Chorus

Works: 751 works in 2,376 publications in 5 languages and 31,294 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Drama  Filmed operas  Live sound recordings  Televised operas  Excerpts  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Musical films 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Actor, Other, Organizer of meeting, Musician, cor
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Visual )

28 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,334 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 best of Gilbert & Sullivan by Arthur Sullivan( )

18 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and held by 1,054 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)
The Mikado by Arthur Sullivan( )

33 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,050 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
Porgy & Bess by George Gershwin( Recording )

27 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first complete recording of the opera based on Gershwin's original score, restoring the material cut by Gershwin during rehearsals for the New York premiere in 1935, was made by the Cleveland Orchestra under Lorin Maazel in 1976, in time for the U.S. Bicentennial"--Wikipedia (Feb 2007)
Porgy & Bess : highlights by George Gershwin( )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 950 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
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

24 editions published between 1950 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 804 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
The rake's progress by Igor Stravinsky( Visual )

36 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 623 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."
Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

12 editions published between 1935 and 2005 in Italian and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the entire opera
The pirates of Penzance ; Overtures by Arthur Sullivan( )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of love and power set in the Middle East. Centers around Cleopatra's manipulation of Caesar and Ptolemy
La Calisto by Pier Francesco Cavalli( Recording )

27 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded at the Theatre Royal de la Monnaie (Bruxelles) in April, 1993
Orfeo ed Euridice by Christoph Willibald Gluck( Visual )

37 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 507 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
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

27 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Don Giovanni centers around a young nobleman who is obsessed with amorous conquests, and his encounters with Donna Anna, the woman who plots to destroy him
L'incoronazione di Poppea by Claudio Monteverdi( Visual )

35 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 462 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
Così fan tutte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

33 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 450 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( )

22 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 439 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
The Marriage of Figaro : a comic opera in 4 acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

21 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera based on Beaumarchais' sequel to his Barber of Seville
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 424 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
La clemenza di Tito by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this performance of Mozart's last opera, Nicholas Hytner's staging for the Glyndebourne Festival Opera sheds new light on a story of passion that overrides loyalty and integrity that is tested to the extreme
Death in Venice by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

34 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the grandeur and shabbiness of Venice in the grip of disease. Portrays the moral and physical degeneration of Aschenbach, the writer whose obsessive and self-devouring pursuit of beauty in the form of the boy Tadzio leads him to humiliation and death
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Death in Venice
La clemenza di TitoDeath in Venice
Alternative Names
Choeur du Festival de Glyndebourne.

Choeurs du Festival de Glyndebourne

Chor der Glyndebourne-Festspiele

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 Choeur

Glyndebourne Festival Opera Chor

Glyndebourne Festival Opera Chorus

Glyndebourne Festival Opera Company Choir

Glyndebourne Festival Opera Company Chorus

Glyndebourne Festival Opera Company Glyndebourne Festival Chorus

Glyndebourne Opera Chorus

The Glyndebourne Chorus.

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