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Ponnelle, Jean-Pierre 1932-1988

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Most widely held works by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

50 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera, sung in Italian
L'Orfeo : favola in musica by Claudio Monteverdi( Visual )

64 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monteverdi's reworking of the most popular of all Greek myths, that of Orpheus and Euridice
Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner( Visual )

29 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A much deeper and darker tragedy in the form of this opera, a yearning for death in the guise of homesickness for the "dark land of night from which Tristan's mother sent him forth," determines Tristan's disposition and destiny from the beginning
Le nozze di Figaro : opera buffa in quattro atti by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

27 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aftermath of courtship by Count Almaviva to Rosina who had been the ward of Dr. Bartolo. The courtship involved the count in actions supported by the town barber Figaro. Dr. Bartolo and a former servant Marcellina conspire to seek revenge on Figaro
Rigoletto : opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in Italian and English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rigoletto, the court jester, plans revenge against his daughter's seducer, the Duke
Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

36 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elderly Dr. Bartolo has his eye on the fortune left to his ward Rosina, and jealously guards her with plans to marry her. Young Count Almaviva also intends to marry Rosina, and uses various means to try and get from her a sign of her love for him
L'incoronazione di Poppea by Claudio Monteverdi( Visual )

28 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the amoral 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 - Fortune, Virtue and Love look on
La clemenza di Tito : opera seria in due atti, K. 621 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

23 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Full screen (4:3) presentation. Mozart's last opera is presented here in a historical Roman setting. Rich performances by the Vienna Philharmonic under conductor James Levine along with an outstanding cast led by Tatiana Troyanos and Eric Tappy
La cenerentola : melodramma giocoso in two acts by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rossini's adaptation of the classic Cinderella story features the Orchestra E Coro del Teatro All Scala, with Frederica von Stade in the title role
Rigoletto : opera in three acts( Visual )

3 editions published in 1990 in Italian and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rigoletto, the court jester, plans revenge against his daughter's seducer, the Duke
Così fan tutte : dramma giocoso in due atti by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

27 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera, sung in Italian
Idomeneo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in Italian and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning home from the Trojan Wars during a storm, Idomeneo, the king of Crete, vows to sacrifice to Neptune in return for his own safety the first living creature he meets ashore. This turns out to be his own son Idamante and Idomeneo attempts to escape from fulfilling his vow
L'Italiana in Algeri by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in Italian and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera (dramma per musica) in a prologue and three acts by Claudio Monteverdi to an Italian libretto by Giacomo Badoaro, based on the final portion of Homer's Odyssey. It was first performed at the Teatro di SS Giovanni e Paolo in Venice in February 1640
Rigoletto : opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rigoletto, the court jester, plans revenge against his daughter's seducer, the Duke
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

17 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi's opera, filmed on location in Mantua
Idomeneo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in Italian and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a storm at sea, Idomeneo, King of Crete, vows to the god Neptune that, if he survives, he will sacrifice the first human he meets on shore, which turns out to be his son, Idamante
The complete Beethoven sonatas( Visual )

22 editions published in 1984 and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1983. Daniel Barenboim is in his forties, and is already known around the globe for being an exceptional pianist. He made his debuts on stage when he was only 7. In his youth, he meets Artur Rubinstein, Zubin Mehta and Wilhelm Furtwängler. His professors are named Nadia Boulanger, Edwin Fischer and Igor Markevitch. Often associated to Beethoven, Barenboim released in his life the Major part of the German composer's works (notably the complete piano concertos with Otto Klemperer in the 90s). In the 1980s, he records the complete piano sonatas, which are played again in a world tour in the 2000s. The recordings of the 32 piano sonatas shown here date back to the years 1983-1984, when the pianist enjoys a great reputation as a pianist. Since then, his renditions of the Beethoven piano sonatas have been considered a major reference
Verdi's Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

9 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in Italian and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Taken from Shakespeare's The merry wives of Windsor and from several passages of Henry IV relating to the character of Falstaff"--Credits
Mitridate re di Ponto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

16 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mozart's first major opera. A portrayal of the inner circle of the Roman Empire's fiercest enemy: Mithridates, king of Pontus
Mozart & Beethoven quintets for piano and wind instruments( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in No Linguistic content and German and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bonus film written and directed by Bill Fertik. Includes excerpts from György Ligeti's Six bagatelles for wind quintet; Luciano Berio's Opus number zoo; Wolfgang Amadeux Mozart's Adagio in F minor and allegro in F major, K. 594; and Jean Françaix's Wind quintet no. 1
 
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Jean-Pierre Ponnelle décorateur et metteur en scène de théâtre et d'opéra

Jean-Pierre Ponnelle Frans filmregisseur (1932-1988)

Jean-Pierre Ponnelle französischer Regisseur, Bühnen- und Kostümbildner

Jean-Pierre Ponnelle French opera director

Jean-Pierre Ponnelle scenografo e regista teatrale francese

Jean Ponnelle

Ponelle, Jean P. 1932-1988

Ponelle, Jean-Pierre 1932-1988

Ponnelle, Jean P. 1932-1988

Ponnelle, Jean-Pierre

Жан-П'єр Поннель

Поннель, Жан-Пьер французский оперный режиссёр

장피에르 폰넬

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