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Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Chorus

Overview
Works: 1,353 works in 3,167 publications in 6 languages and 17,477 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Televised operas  Filmed operas  Television adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Live sound recordings  Operas  Nonfiction films  Opera television programs  Televised performances 
Roles: Performer, Musician, Singer, Other, Proofreader, Distributor, Instrumentalist, Vocalist
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.).
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

21 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Egypt at the time of the Pharoahs, a story of conflicting demands of love, patriotism and filial piety
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

22 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the Latin Quarter of 1830's Paris, the opera focuses on the love between the poet Rodolfo and Mimi, who leaves him due to his irrational jealousy, only to return as she is dying of consumption
Toward an American opera, 1911-1954 by Victor Herbert( Recording )

4 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally issued on various labels
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in mythical Peking, Princess Turandot declares she will marry any man of royal blood who can solve three riddles she sets him. Failure to solve the riddles will result in execution. Prince Calaf, in spite of many entreaties not to do so, wishes to seek the hand of Turandot. Calaf solves the riddles, but gives Turandot another chance to be rid of him. Ultimately, Turandot discovers that love is the answer she needs
Vanessa by Samuel Barber( Recording )

13 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This broadcast, recorded just two weeks after Vanessa's Met world premiere, presents the original cast in spectacular form. Eleanor Steber is marvelous as the title heroine, a beautiful woman awaiting the return of her long-lost lover. But the man who arrives is his son, Anatol (a suave Nicolai Gedda). The handsome youth plays a dangerous emotional game of wooing both Vanessa and her niece Erika (an enchanting Rosalind Elias)--with devastating consequences. Regina Resnik stars as the Old Baroness and Giorgio Tozzi is the kind Doctor. Conductor Dimitri Mitropoulos gives an impassioned reading of Barber's superb score
Der fliegende Holländer by Richard Wagner( )

23 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An opera about the captain of an infamous Dutch ghost ship who can be freed only by a woman who consents to marry him
Parsifal by Richard Wagner( Visual )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interpretation of Wagner's last opera of German and Christian mythology, set in the Middle Ages, and centering on the brotherhood of Grail knights who guard "the chalice in which the blood of the crucified Saviour had once been caught." [Guide, p.8]
Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in German and Undetermined and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A presentation of Wagner's opera about the fatal voyage which Tristan, a vassal to the court of King Marke, makes to Ireland to bring back Isolde as the king's bride. On the return voyage Tristan and Isolde drink by mistake a love potion, which binds them irrevocably to each other. The story resolves itself into a series of love intrigues in which the two lovers ingeniously outwit the king
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( Visual )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this final segment of the "Ring cycle," Wagner brings the double tragedy of Wotan and Siegfried full circle. Brünnhilde declares that Wotan is all-powerful and everlasting. With helmet and gleaming armour, she rides through the air leading a resurrected Siegfried by the hand. Siegfried is reconciled with Wotan, and society is cured of its ills
Hansel and Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical adaption of the classic fairy tale
Idomeneo : K. 366 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

2 editions published in 1996 in Italian and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera, in three acts
Les Troyens by Hector Berlioz( Visual )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first uncut performance of Berlioz's opera at the Met, this production tells the story of the capture of Troy by the Greeks, and of the love of Dido and Aeneas
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( Recording )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soloists: Wiener Philharmoniker Georg Solti, con
Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

21 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story concerns a feud between two families, the Ashtons and the Ravenswoods. When the opera begins, the Ashtons are in the ascendancy and have taken possession of Ravenswood Castle, the ancestral home of their rivals. Edgardo (Sir Edgar), Master of Ravenswood and last surviving member of his family, has been forced to live in a lonely tower by the sea, known as the Wolf's Crag. The Ashtons, despite their success, are threatened by changing political and religious forces. Enrico (Lord Henry Ashton) hopes to gain the protection of the important Arturo (Lord Arthur Bucklaw) to whom he intends to marry his sister Lucia
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bonus features (all on disc 2): Backstage at the Met with host Renée Fleming: interviews with Patricia Racette, Marcello Giordani, Maria Zifchak and Carolyn Choa; Anthony Minghella talks about Madama Butterfly
Marian Anderson by Marian Anderson( Recording )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in German and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mozart's The magic flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An abridged production of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's opera The Magic Flute for television
I puritani by Vincenzo Bellini( Visual )

7 editions published in 2007 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the English Civil War of the 1640's, a Puritan bride goes mad when she feels betrayed by her Royalist bridegroom
Parsifal : [ein Bühnenweihfestspiel] by Richard Wagner( Recording )

21 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in German and Undetermined and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera en 3 actos
Nixon in China by John Adams( Visual )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera depicting U.S. President Richard Nixon's historic state visit to mainland China in February 1972
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Hansel and Gretel
Alternative Names
Choeur du Metropolitan opera de New York

Chœurs du Metropolitan Opera.

Chor der Metropolitan-Oper

Chor der Metropolitan Opera

Chor der Metropolitan Opera New York

Chor der Metropolitan Opera New York, NY

Chor des Metropolitan Opera House

Chor des Metropolitan Opera House New York, NY

Chór Metropolitan Opera w Nowym Jorku

Chorus of the Metropolitan Opera.

Chorus of the Metropolitan Opera Association

Chorus of the Metropolitan Opera Association New York, NY

Chorus of the Metropolitan Opera New York, NY

Coro del Metropolitan

Coro del Metropolitan New York, NY

Coro del Metropolitan Opera

Coro del Metropolitan Opera House, New York

Coro del Teatro Metropolitan

Coro del Teatro Metropolitan New York

Coro della Metropolitan Opera House

Hor "Metropoliten opera"

Met Opera Chorus

Metropolitan Opera Choir

Metropolitan Opera Chor

Metropolitan Opera Chorus

Metropolitan Opera Chorus (New York)

Metropolitan Opera Chorus (New York, N.Y.)

Metropolitan Opera Chorus (New York, New York)

Metropolitan Opera Chorus New York, NY

Metropolitan Opera Coro

Metropolitan Opera House Chorus

Metropolitan Opera House Chorus New York, NY

Metropolitan Opera House Male Chorus

Metropolitan Opera New York, NY Choir

Metropolitan Opera New York, NY Chor

Metropolitan Opera New York, NY Coro

New York Metropolitan Chorus.

New York Metropolitan Opera Chorus.

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Les TroyensLucia di Lammermoor