WorldCat Identities

Davies, Ryland 1943-

Works: 356 works in 1,120 publications in 10 languages and 11,283 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Operas  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Live sound recordings  Music  Made-for-TV movies  Comedy films  Television comedies  Musical settings 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Other, Vocalist, Actor
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Ryland Davies
Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

31 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PAVAROTTI, Luciano (tenor). MILNES, Sherrill (baritone). SUTHERLAND, Joan (soprano). DAVIES, Ryland (tenor). GHIAUROV, Nicolai (bass). TOURANGEAU, Huguette (mezzo-soprano). POLI, Pier Francesco (tenor). ROYAL OPERA HOUSE CHORUS. ROYAL OPERA HOUSE ORCHESTRA. BONYNGE, Richard (conductor)
Vesperae solennes de confessore : K. 339 ; Kyrie in D minor, K. 341 ; Ave verum corpus : K. 618 ; Exsultate, jubilate : K. 165 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

29 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

15 editions published between 1970 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

EMI: Cdh 7 61052 2
The seasons by Joseph Haydn( Recording )

20 editions published between 1968 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heather Harper, soprano; Ryland Davies, tenor; John Shirley-Quirk, bass; B.B.C. Chorus and Symphony Orchestra; Colin Davis, conductor
Così fan tutte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

38 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 395 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
La navarraise by Jules Massenet( )

19 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esclarmonde; [romantic opera in four acts and eight scenes, including a prologue and an epilogue] by Jules Massenet( Recording )

23 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parisian audiences in 1889 were thrilled by Massenet's wizardry in telling the story of Esclarmonde, the princess of Byzantium with magical powers, and her love for the heroic knight Roland. But the title role was so difficult that the opera languished for decades, until Joan Sutherland, with her dazzling ability to sing the most fearsome embellishments, brought this jewel of an opera to life for modern audiences
Songs for chorus by Hector Berlioz( )

6 editions published in 1969 in 3 languages and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kát'a Kabanova by Leoš Janáček( Visual )

30 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in 7 languages and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tobias Hoheisel's designs combine bare outlines with the neurotic colors of Edvard Munch's expressionistic world, while Nikolaus Lehnhoff's production realistically depicts the suffocating and frustrated emotions that are destroying a straight-laced middle-class household
L'amore dei tre re; [opera in three acts by Italo Montemezzi( Recording )

21 editions published between 1976 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Carmelites by Francis Poulenc( )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benjamin Britten's A midsummer night's dream by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glyndebourne's production of Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream is pure magic. Starring James Bowman, Ileana Cotrubas, Curt Appelgren, with music by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Bernard Haitink
Idomeneo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in Italian and English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A splendid keepsake of a production which must surely rank among Glyndebourne's greatest, a noble performance of the work in which Mozart's dramatic genius first attained its full stature."--Thomas Heinitz, Saturday Review. (cover)
Requiem : K 626 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

22 editions published between 1967 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CD #710
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

20 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the adventures of four lovers and a group of naive rustics, who, in a wood on a moonstruck midsummer night, fall foul of Oberon and Tytania, the quarreling King and Queen of the Fairies
Great Mass : K. 427 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in Latin and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exsultate jubilate ; Vesperae solennes de confessore ; Kyrie in D minor ; Ave verum corpus by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

2 editions published in 1972 in Multiple languages and German and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judas MacCabaeus by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

27 editions published between 1977 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judas Maccabaeus: Oratorium in drei Akten, HWV 63. Text: Thomas Morell
Thérèse ; [musical drama in 2 acts by Jules Massenet( Recording )

35 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thérèse: Drame musical en deux actes. Livret: Jules Claretie
The love of three oranges by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in French and Undetermined and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sergei Prokofiev's "Love of three oranges" is filled with comic strips extravaganza and alive with tumblers, jugglers and colossal puppets. Come to know the hypochondriac son of the King of Clubs who must be make to laugh lest he perish. Rejoice in his antics on his quest for the love of three magical oranges
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Kát'a Kabanova
Alternative Names
Ryland Davies artiste lyrique

Ryland Davies British opera singer

Ryland Davies Brits operazanger

Ryland Davies canwr opera Cymreig

Ryland Davies Welsh opera singer