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Opus Arte (Firm)

Overview
Works: 584 works in 1,141 publications in 5 languages and 37,902 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Filmed operas  Televised operas  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations  Music videos  Musical films  Cultural television programs  Filmed ballets  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Production personnel, Producer, Editor
Classifications: M1500.M84, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Opus Arte (Firm)
 
Most widely held works by Opus Arte (Firm)
Don Giovanni : dramma giocoso by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in Italian and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outstanding RAI television archive recording of the opera performance of Da Ponte's tale of lust and subversion from the Teatro alla Scala
L'Orfeo : favola in musica by Claudio Monteverdi( Visual )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in Italian and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the legend of Orpheus and Euridice: their marriage, Euridice's death, Orfeo's decend to Hades, his promise with Pluto in order to bring her back to Earth, his ultimate disappointment of loosing Euridice again caused by broken promise
Così fan tutte : dramma giocoso in due atti by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Italian and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young officers are challenged by an older bachelor that their fiancées could be unfaithful if given the chance
The Nutcracker = Shchelkunchik by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clara's Christmas Eve dreams come to life as snowflakes, sugarplum fairies, and her treasured toy nutcracker dance with her and her family
Giulio Cesare : opera in three acts by George Frideric Handel( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in Italian and English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"David McVicar's production of Giulio Cesare manages to combine serious insight with entertainment, bringing Handel's masterpiece to life in a powerful, convincing and highly intelligent way. In every line of the complex narrative the subtle nuances are apparent, reflecting perfectly the transparent and exquisite nature of Handel's musical expression."--Container
Jewels by Opéra de Paris( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Balanchine's world-famous abstract ballet. Lyric tribute to women and the capital cities of the great dance schools
Doctor Atomic : opera in two acts by John Adams( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

J. Robert Oppenheimer began an experiment that formed a threat to the whole of humanity, and whose scientific results still do today. The question of the moral implications of the atomic bomb is raised in Adams opera
As you like it by Krišs Russmann( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This play runs the glorious gamut of pastoral romance: disguises and love notes, poetry and brilliant conversation, gentle satire and full-on slapstick, and running throughout it all, passion! This staging was performed at Shakespeare's Globe, London's faithful reconstruction of the open-air playhouse designed in 1599
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )

6 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 19th century Seville, the lusty, tempestuous Carmen seduces a naive Army corporal, Don Jose. Jose abandons his career, his fiancee and even his dying mother for the love of this sultry gypsy. Carmen, however, soon spurns Jose for the love a toreador, Escamillo. Crazed with jealousy, Jose begs Carmen to return to him, but her taunting declaration of independence results in tragedy
The firebird ; & Les noces by Igor Stravinsky( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La noces: presents the ritual of a Russian folk wedding in dance form
Trouble in Tahiti by Leonard Bernstein( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire on American suburban married life, set in the 1950s. Dinah and Sam face a serious marital breakdown. The latest movie release, Trouble in Tahiti, seems to be their only escape
Saint François d'Assise : opera in three acts and eight tableaux by Olivier Messiaen( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Messiaen's breathtakingly intense opera on the life of Saint Francis of Assisi
Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk : opera in four acts by Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich Shostakovich( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in Russian and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Updated to the end of the Communist era in the 1970s or 1980s, tells the story of a bored housewife living in brutal conditions who resorts to murder to marry the man she wants
Madama Butterfly : Japanese tragedy in three parts by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

7 editions published in 2005 in Italian and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home use only
Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Italian and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wit and astute theatrical awareness are the hallmarks of this exceptional vision of Mozart's famous masterpiece directed by the duo of Jossi Wieler and Sergio Morabito. Le nozze di Figaro, set in a car showroom, exemplifies the delicate balance between love's shadowy manipulation and its cheerful innocence
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Italian and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of love and intrigue set in Cyprus at the end of the 15th century
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in Italian and English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giuseppe Verdi's best-loved work was recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, in June and July of 2009. Performers included: Renee Fleming, Joseph Calleja, Thomas Hampson, Eddie Wade, and Richard Wiegold. The Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra was conducted by Antonio Pappano. Bonus includes a cast gallery, and interviews with Antonio Pappano, and Renee Fleming
Aïda : opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Italian and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in ancient Egypt, this opera tells of the love of Radames, the captain of the guard for a slave girl, Aïda. She is the daughter of the King of Ethiopia who is captured by Radames and the Egyptian troops. Tricked into betraying military secrets, Radames is condemned to be buried alive. He is joined by Aïda who dies with him
Hildegard von Bingen in portrait( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in Latin and English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A two-disc set containing a performance of Hildegard's musical Ordo Virtutum and a fully dramatised BBC biographical documentary on Hildegard
The Minotaur by Harrison Birtwistle( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world premiere of a new work commissioned by The Royal Opera brings to the stage a famous character of Greek myth. Part man, part beast, the Minotaur is trapped in a labyrinth and constrained by his violent role there, yet he longs to discover his own identity and his own voice. Among the innocents of a blood sacrifice Athens must pay to Crete is Theseus, who has come to challenge the violent Minotaur, but also attracts the attention of Ariadne - and it is her help that ensures his success in the labyrinth
 
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Alternative Names
Royal Opera House (London, England). Opus Arte

Languages
Italian (81)

English (43)

French (9)

Russian (4)

Latin (3)