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

Overview
Works: 989 works in 2,194 publications in 4 languages and 14,671 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  History  Operas  Film and video adaptations  Interviews  Live sound recordings  Musical settings  Televised operas 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Proofreader, Conductor, Instrumentalist
Classifications: M1500.P83, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Publications about Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.).
Publications by Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Publications by Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.).
Most widely held works by Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.).
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Egyptian soldier falls in love with a princess-turned-slave girl
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Puccini's bittersweet opera of high-spirited bohemians and the doomed love between Rodolfo, the idealistic poet and Mimi, the consumptive flower-maker, is a beautifully balanced series of tableaux depicting the infectious joie de vivre of youth and the tragic waste of disease and separation
Toward an American opera, 1911-1954 ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Originally issued on various labels
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in Italian and English and held by 508 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
Parsifal by Richard Wagner ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amfortas, the ruler of the knights of the Holy Grail is ailing from a wound given to him by Klingsor, who had been rejected by the knighthood. A prophecy says that he can only be saved by a "pure fool, enlightened by compassion." Klingsor knows that Parsifal is the person mentioned in the prophecy, and he enlists the mysterious woman Kundry, against her will, to seduce Parsifal and complete his revenge
Tristan und Isolde by Brian Large ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in German and held by 324 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
Hansel and Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A musical adaption of the classic fairy tale
Idomeneo K. 366 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1996 in Italian and English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Opera, in three acts
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this final segment of the "Ring cycle," Wagner brings the double tragedy of Wotan and Siegfried full circle. Brunnhilde 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
Les Troyens by Hector Berlioz ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The classic story of the Trojan horse
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in German and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Soloists: Wiener Philharmoniker Georg Solti, con
Don Carlo by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Don Carlo, crown prince of Spain, falls in love with Elisabeth of Valois, originally promised to him but later married to his father King Philip, as part of the terms of a peace treaty between France and Spain. Incited to treason against his father on behalf of the Flemish, and accused of adultery with the queen, Don Carlo is cast into prison. Escaping, he flees to the monastery of St. Just, where Elisabeth comes to bid him farewell. The lovers are surprised by the King and the Grand Inquisitor, but Don Carlo is protected from them when the ghostly Charles V emerges from the tomb and draws him into the cloister"--Internet Movie Database
Marian Anderson by Marian Anderson ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1989 in German and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tale of love, murder, and vengeance set in seventeenth-century Scotland
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 225 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
Giuseppe Verdi Aida ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in Italian and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The action takes place in ancient Egypt, and tells of the love of Radames, the captain of the guard, for a slave girl, Aida. 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 Aida, who dies with him
Mozart's The magic flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An abridged production of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's opera The Magic Flute for television
L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shy pesant Nemorino falls in love with Adina from a distance but comes to believe that she is in love with Belcore. Listening to Adina tell the story of Tristan and Iseult, he becomes convinced that by taking a magic love potion he will gain Adina's love. Following a series of misteps, Nemorino enlists in the army so that he can earn enough money to buy more of the so called love potion. Adina, aware of Nemorino's love buys his enlistment contract and professes her love for him
Der fliegende Holländer by Richard Wagner ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in Undetermined and German and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Broadcast December 30th, 1950
Così fan tutte Women are like that : opera in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Choeur du Metropolitan opera de New York
Chœurs du Metropolitan Opera.
Chor der Metropolitan Opera.
Chór Metropolitan Opera w Nowym Jorku.
Chorus of the Metropolitan Opera.
Coro del Metropolitan Opera
Coro del Metropolitan Opera House, New York.
Coro del Teatro Metropolitan New York.
Metropolitan Opera Chorus.
Metropolitan Opera Chorus (New York)
Metropolitan Opera Chorus (New York, N.Y.)
Metropolitan Opera Chorus (New York, New York)
New York Metropolitan Chorus.
New York Metropolitan Opera Chorus.
Languages
Italian (85)
German (37)
English (26)
French (6)
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