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Surian, Giorgio

Works: 119 works in 367 publications in 7 languages and 3,509 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Filmed operas  Televised operas  Live sound recordings  Operas  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Nonfiction films  Cultural television programs 
Roles: Performer, Singer, bas, Actor, Musician, Vocalist, Other
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Giorgio Surian
Attila by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

19 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert le diable by Giacomo Meyerbeer( )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

20 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zinka Milanov, soprano ; Giuseppe di Stefano, tenor ; Leonard Warren, Bariton
Chérubin by Jules Massenet( )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in French and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chérubin: Comédie chantée en trois actes. Livret: Francis de Croisset et Henri Cain
La donna del lago melodramma in due atti by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in No Linguistic content and Italian and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rossini's rarely performed Neapolitan masterpiece, set in feudal sixteenth-century Scotland
Nozze istriane by Antonio Smareglia( )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in Italian and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nina by Giovanni Paisiello( )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in Italian and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marino Faliero by Gaetano Donizetti( )

4 editions published in 2011 in Italian and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I Lombardi by Giuseppe Verdi( )

2 editions published in 2002 in Italian and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi's fourth opera, set during the First Crusade, is a true rarity. But thanks to James Levine's dynamic and impassioned conducting and a great cast; Met audiences were thrilled by the work. Luciano Pavarotti is Oronte, the Muslim prince so desperately in love with the captured Giselda (Lauren Flanigan) that he is willing to convert to Christianity. Bruno Beccaria is Giselda's Father Arvino and Paul Plishka is the exiled hermit Pagano
Salammbô six scenes from an unfinished opera by Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky( Recording )

4 editions published in 1981 in Russian and German and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iphigénie en Tauride by Christoph Willibald Gluck( Recording )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gluck's deeply moving masterpiece returned to the Met in 2007 after an absence of 90 years, featuring an all-star cast vibrantly conducted by Louis Langrée in his company debut. Oreste, sung by the incomparable Plácido Domingo, is hounded by the furies for murdering his mother. He has been shipwrecked on Tauris where he and his friend Pylade (Paul Groves) are condemned to die at the hands of the priestess Iphigénie (Susan Graham). At the sacrificial altar Oreste and Iphigénie suddenly realize they are brother and sister--and face slaughter by the angry king Thoas (William Shimell)
Nina, o sia, La pazza per amore by Giovanni Paisiello( )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in Italian and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bianca e Falliero by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Tell an opera in four acts( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in Italian and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of William Tell, who had prompted the Swiss to overthrow their Austrian rulers, entwines the tale of Arnold and Matilda, a villager and a Hapsburg princess torn between their love for one another and their loyalty to their countries. Based on the play by Schiller
La donna del lago opera in two acts( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in Italian and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James V of Scotland loses his way and is forced to seek shelter in the house of his enemy, Douglas. Douglas' daughter, Elena, has been forced to marry Roderick. After Roderick is killed in an uprising, Elena begs James to spare her father's life and seeks permission to marry her lover, Malcolm
La donna del lago a melodrama in two acts by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spectacle musical sur scène enregistré en direct à La Scala de Milan en juin 1992. Avec June Anderson, soprano ; Martine Dupuy, mezzo-soprano ; Rockwell Blake, Chris Merritt, ténors ; Giorgio Surjan, bariton ; Orchestra and Chorus of Teatro alla Scala ; Riccardo Muti, chef d'orchestre
La donna del lago by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Donna del Lago: Melodramma in due atti. Libretto: Andrea Leone Tottola
Demetrio e Polibio by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

9 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in Italian and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mozart's comedy presents a scenario where society overcomes its differences - social, sexual, generational - through the exercise of the humane values of mutual understanding, respect and forgiveness
Chérubin commedia cantata in tre atti by Jules Massenet( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in French and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Giorgio Surian basso-baritono italiano

Surjan, Dordo.

Surjan Dordo 1954-....

Surjan, Georgio.

Surjan, Giorgio.

Surjan Giorgio 1954-....

Surjian, Giorgio.

Surjian, Giorgio 1954-

Zurian, Giorgio.

Zurian Giorgio 1954-....