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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 )

38 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in Italian and English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera, sung in Italian
Le nozze di Figaro : opera buffa in quattro atti by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

30 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the libretto by Da Ponte, the Count has fallen in love with Susanna, his wife's personal maid. However, Susanna is in love with the servant Figaro. The reconciliation of the Count and Countess, and the romance between Figaro and Susanna form the plot of this lighthearted opera
Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner( Visual )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 458 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
Rigoletto : opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in Italian and English and held by 386 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 )

26 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 338 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 )

21 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 318 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
L'Orfeo : favola in musica by Claudio Monteverdi( Visual )

9 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in Italian and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monteverdi's reworking of the most popular of all Greek myths, that of Orpheus and Euridice
La clemenza di Tito : opera seria in due atti, K. 621 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

22 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 by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cinderella story, presented as a comic opera in two acts
L'Orfeo : favola in musica by Claudio Monteverdi( Visual )

58 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monteverdi's reworking of the most popular of all Greek myths, that of Orpheus and Euridice
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 )

23 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ferrando and Guglielmo, two soldiers, make a wager that their respective lovers will be faithful in their absence
Rigoletto : opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

23 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rigoletto, the court jester, plans revenge against his daughter's seducer, the Duke
Idomeneo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in Italian and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mozart's once-rare opera has become a favorite at the Met, thanks to James Levine's loving conducting of the score and this stunning production by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle. In fact, this telecast follows the Met's premiere of the opera by only a few weeks, fully capturing the excitement of the audience as it discovered not only a masterpiece, but also a thrilling evening in the theater. Luciano Pavarotti is in resplendent form in the title role of the King of Crete, with Frederica von Stade as a memorable Idamante, his son, who is in love with Ilia, a touching Ileana Cotrubas. Hildegard Behrens's Elettra is a tour de force
L'Italiana in Algeri by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in Italian and held by 162 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 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
Verdi's Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

9 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in Italian and held by 134 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
Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in Italian and English and held by 121 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
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
 
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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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