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San Francisco Opera Orchestra

Overview
Works: 258 works in 463 publications in 5 languages and 4,843 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Televised operas  Filmed operas  Television adaptations  Historical films  Legal films  Operas  Nonfiction television programs  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Instrumentalist, Performer, Musician
Classifications: PN1997, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by San Francisco Opera
A streetcar named Desire by Tennessee Williams( Recording )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A southern belle on the run from her past seeks refuge with her sister in New Orleans. But she finds herself locked in a battle of wills with her crude, volatile brother-in-law
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini's bittersweet tale of high-spirited bohemians and doomed love
L'Africaine by Giacomo Meyerbeer( Visual )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shipwrecked on the African coast, de Gama returns to Portugal with two captives and falls in love with one of them, a beautiful East Indian queen. However, the relationship is threatened by the re-emergence of de Gama's former love, when a new expedition launched by the explorer's rival is shipwrecked
Mefistofele by Arrigo Boito( Visual )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A forlorn, aged philosopher sets out on a perilous course when he makes a deal with the Devil in his monumental treatment of the Faust tale
I puritani : (selection) by Vincenzo Bellini( )

in Italian and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American Ballet Theatre in San Francisco( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performing live at the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco, the American Ballet Theatre presents a sampling of dances from several well-known ballets, including: Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet, Gottschalk's Great Galloping Gottschalk, Tchaikovsky's The Black Swan, Handel's Airs, and Chausson's Jardin Aux Lilas. Dancing in both traditional and modern ballet styles, the dancers bring the choreography to life with the help of the San Francisco Opera Orchestra
Capriccio : a conversation piece for music in one act by Richard Strauss( Visual )

10 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two rival suiters, one a poet the other a composer vie for the love of a beautiful woman who must decide which one she loves
Moby-Dick by Jake Heggie( Visual )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Herman Melville's epic tale of a fierce, obsessive whaling-boat captain who descends into madness and puts his crew in mortal danger is brought to the stage in this thrilling production from San Francisco Opera"--Container
Orlando Furioso by Antonio Vivaldi( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in Italian and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Takes place on the enchanted island of the sorceress Alcina. Although old and ugly, Alcina has the magical power to make herself appear beautiful, and to bewitch courtiers who set foot in her realm. She has tried to make her power eternal by gaining possession of the invincible guard Arontes"--Container
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Gershwin melded classical idioms, jazz, blues and spirituals in this quintessentially American masterpiece about a crippled beggar, the headstrong woman he loves, and the community that sustains them both
Symphony at the opera : great opera interludes by San Francisco Opera( )

2 editions published in 2003 and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flagstad by Kirsten Flagstad( Recording )

2 editions published in 1993 in German and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kundry-Parsifal duet ; Götterdämmerung prologue: Zu neuen Thaten by Richard Wagner( Recording )

5 editions published in 1964 in German and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flagstad and Melchior duets by Richard Wagner( Recording )

3 editions published in 1972 in German and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Love duet" from Tristan and Isolde;"The bridal chamber schene from Lohengrin;Kundry-Parsifal duet from Parsifal Kristen Flagstead, soprano Lauritz Melchior, tenor Edwin McArthur, conductor SanFrancisco Opera Orchestra RCA Symphony Orchestra
Show boat( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An enduring love story set against the back drop of racial prejudice
Lucrezia Borgia by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Italian and English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the pursuit of power, politics, poisonings and intimations of incest in Renaissance Italy
Born in Atlanta by Jennifer Larmore( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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L'Africaine
Alternative Names
Opéra de San Francisco. Orchestre

Orchestra

Orchestra of the San Francisco Opera

Orchestra of the San Francisco State Opera

Orquesta de la Ópera

Orquesta de la Ópera San Fracisco, Calif

San Francisco Opera Orchestra

San Francisco Opera Orquesta

War Memorial Opera House

War Memorial Opera House San Francisco Orchestra

サンフランシスコ歌劇場管弦楽団

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