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San Francisco Opera Orchestra

Overview
Works: 304 works in 487 publications in 5 languages and 3,295 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  History  Musical settings  Operas  Film and video adaptations  Music videos  Interviews  Music 
Roles: Performer, Musician, Instrumentalist
Classifications: M1500.P83, 782.1
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Publications about San Francisco Opera Publications about San Francisco Opera
Publications by San Francisco Opera Publications by San Francisco Opera
Most widely held works by San Francisco Opera
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in Italian and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Puccini's bittersweet tale of high-spirited Bohemians and doomed love
A streetcar named Desire by André Previn ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A streetcar named Desire an opera in three acts by André Previn ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blanche Dubois visits her sister and her husband Stanley, and he immediately dislikes her. Friction builds between the two of them when they are left in the apartment together
American Ballet Theatre in San Francisco ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shown are excerpts from "Aris", "Jardin Aux Lilas", the "Black Swan" duet, the balcony duet from "Romeo and Juliet" and the merriment of "Great Galloping Gottschalk." It is an evening of varied and magnificent dancing which tells about the breadth of entertainment that ABT offers its public
Wagner arias duets with Melchior by Richard Wagner ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1990 in German and held by 98 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 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orlando furioso by Antonio Vivaldi ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in Italian and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The action of the opera takes place on the enchanted island of the sorceress Alcina, where the cast of characters has been brought by fate. 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
Flagstad by Kirsten Flagstad ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1993 in German and Multiple languages and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mefistofele by Arrigo Boito ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Il Mefistofele is Boito's best known work, an opera to his libretto based on Goethe's work. It was first performed in 1868. This world-acclaimed production by Ken Russell giving a modern interpretation to this opera was first presented by the Genoese Opera and has toured widely throughout the world
L'africaine by Giacomo Meyerbeer ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in French and English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Concertopname gemaakt in 1988 in de Opera van San Francisco
Flagstad and Melchior duets by Richard Wagner ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1972 in German and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Capriccio by Richard Strauss ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Symphony at the opera great opera interludes by San Francisco Opera ( )
2 editions published in 2003 and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in Italian and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The eternal theme of transfigured love triumphant over barbaric cruelty
L'Africaine an opera in three acts by Giacomo Meyerbeer ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in French and Italian and held by 73 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
Moby-Dick by Jake Heggie ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 53 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
Maria Stuarda by Gaetano Donizetti ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in Italian and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maria Stuarda: Tragedia lirica in tre atti. Libretto: Giuseppe Bardari
Capriccio a conversation piece for music in one act by Richard Strauss ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Registratie van een opvoering in het San Francsico Opera House in 1993
Der Rosenkavalier, act III by Richard Strauss ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1993 in German and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Plácido Domingo my greatest roles ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in French and Italian and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bonus interview DVD: "Plácido Domingo speaks at length, with passion and fervor, about each of the roles he sings in these three operas"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Opéra de San Francisco, Orchestre
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
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