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Damme, Ferenc van

Overview
Works: 108 works in 187 publications in 6 languages and 4,150 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Filmed performances  Operas  Television mini-series  Internet videos  Television programs  Television adaptations  Nonfiction films  Concertos  Biography 
Roles: Producer, Director, Other, Correspondent, Publisher, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ferenc van Damme
Saint François d'Assise : opera in three acts and eight tableaux by Olivier Messiaen( Visual )

6 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 365 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 Dmitrij D Šostakovič( Visual )

9 editions published in 2006 in Russian and held by 365 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
Giulio Cesare : opera in three acts by Georg Friedrich Haendel( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Italian and held by 312 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
Hildegard von Bingen in portrait( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in Latin and English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A real mystic (AKA: A very real mystic): An interview and lecture with Professor Matthew Fox, author of "Illuminations" and Mary Grabowsky, experts on Hildegard's spiritual significance to the 21st century
Tamerlano by George Frideric Handel( Visual )

6 editions published in 2009 in Italian and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Entführung aus dem Serail : Singspiel in three acts, K. 384 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in German and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intelligently innovative account of Mozart's 1782 comic tale of abduction, love, loyalty, and forgiveness. Features the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra, and the Chorus of De Nederlandse Opera. Bonus features include cast gallery; behind the scenes, and interviews
Lohengrin by Richard Wagner( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in German and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With powerful conviction, Nikolaus Lehnhoff interprets this dramatic struggle of masculine and feminine, revenge and compassion
Ravi Shankar in portrait by Ravi Shankar( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[1st work] The definitive account of India's most celebrated musician follows two years of Ravi Shankar's life against the backdrop of seven decades of collaboration with Western musicians like George Harrison, John Coltrane and Yehudi Menuhin. Archive footage shows key performances filmed from the 1930's to the present
The Minotaur by Harrison Birtwistle( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 144 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
Between two worlds by Stephen Rabley( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life of sitar player Ravi Shankar, India's most celebrated musician. The films follows two years of Ravi Shankar's life -- in India and America -- against the backdrop of seven decades of innovative collaboration with Western musicians like George Harrison, John Coltrane and Yehudi Menuhin. Archive footage shows key performances from the 1930s to the present day
Vivaldi's The four seasons by Antonio Vivaldi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a performance of Vivaldi: La Primavera, concerto No. 1 in E major, Op. 8 No. 1, performed by Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, and conducted by Kenneth Sillito
Vivaldi's The four seasons by Antonio Vivaldi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a performance of Vivaldi: L'Estate, Concerto No. 2 in g minor, Op. 8, No. 2, performed by Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, and conducted by Kenneth Sillito
Vivaldi's The four seasons. Favourite Seasons( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This interview, directed by Ferenc van Damme, features violinist Julia Fischer discussing her views on the seasons' moods and Vivaldi's music
Vivaldi's The four seasons by Antonio Vivaldi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a performance of Vivaldi: L'Autunno, Concerto No. 3 in F major, Op. 8, No. 3, performed by Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, and conducted by Kenneth Sillito
Vivaldi's The four seasons by Antonio Vivaldi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a performance of Vivaldi: L'Inverno, Concerto No. 4 in f minor, Op. 8, No. 4, performed by Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, and conducted by Kenneth Sillito
Lohengrin : romantic opera in three acts by Richard Wagner( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in German and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With powerful conviction, Nikolaus Lehnhoff interprets Wagner's Lohengrin as the dramatic struggle of masculine and feminine, revenge and compassion. Powerfully acted, almost like a Strindberg play, and musically of the highest order, this Lohengrin from the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden will be a benchmark production for decades."--Container
David Copperfield by Simon Curtis( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete 4-part classic 1999 BBC adaptation of David Copperfield's life from birth and a pleasant unbringing, through hardship and adventure, to his days as a successful novelist
Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria : dramma in musica by Claudio Monteverdi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Italian and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this opera, "human frailty falls victim to time, fortune and love. Gods and humans, comic and intensely serious characters and spectacular scenic effects are brought together in a wonderfully rich and effective texture"--Container
Uncovering the real Dickens( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recreation of Charles Dickens extraordinary life
L'incoronazione di Poppea = Poppea's coronation : dramma in musica in un prologo e tre atti = opera in a prologue and three acts by Claudio Monteverdi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Italian and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The god Amore triumphs over the goddesses Virtù and Fortuna when Poppaea Sabina, a morally corrupt patrician's daughter, becomes the second wife of the Roman emperor Nero, in an opera with many characters adrift in deceit, manipulation, blackmail, repudiation, slander, and murder
 
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Alternative Names
Van Damme, Ferenc

Languages
English (14)

German (11)

Italian (11)

Russian (9)

Latin (7)

French (6)