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San Francisco Opera Orchestra

Overview
Works: 296 works in 505 publications in 5 languages and 3,446 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television programs  History  Musical settings  Film and video adaptations  Music  Juvenile works  Fiction 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Musician
Classifications: M1500.P83, 782.1
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Publications by San Francisco Opera Publications by San Francisco Opera
Most widely held works by San Francisco Opera
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Puccini's bittersweet tale of high-spirited bohemians and doomed love
A streetcar named Desire by André Previn ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A streetcar named Desire an opera in three acts by André Previn ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 333 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 )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 241 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
Moby-Dick by Jake Heggie ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 111 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
L'africaine by Giacomo Meyerbeer ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Concertopname gemaakt in 1988 in de Opera van San Francisco
Wagner arias duets with Melchior by Richard Wagner ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1990 in German and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Flagstad by Kirsten Flagstad ( Recording )
4 editions published in 1993 in German and Multiple languages and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kundry-Parsifal duet ; Götterdämmerung prologue: Zu neuen Thaten by Richard Wagner ( Recording )
4 editions published in 1964 in German and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orlando furioso by Antonio Vivaldi ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in Italian and held by 90 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 and Melchior duets by Richard Wagner ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1972 in German and held by 86 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
Mefistofele by Arrigo Boito ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A post-modern production of Arrigo Boito's treatment of the Faust legend, faithful to Goethe's original conception
Symphony at the opera great opera interludes by San Francisco Opera ( )
2 editions published in 2003 and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in Italian and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Turandot, the beautiful but icy Chinese princess, will marry only the man who can answer correctly her three riddles. Calaf answers them and bargains with Turandot that if she learns his name before dawn he will forfeit his life
Capriccio by Richard Strauss ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Renée Fleming is Countess Madeleine, the beautiful, enigmatic woman at the center of Strauss's sophisticated "Conversation Piece for Music." She is being courted by two men: Joseph Kaiser sings the composer, Flamand, and Russell Braun is Olivier, the poet. The stellar cast also includes Peter Rose as the theater director La Roche, Sarah Connolly as the actress Clairon, and Morten Frank Larsen as the Countess's brother. John Cox's elegant production places the action in the 1920s. Andrew Davis conducts
L'Africaine an opera in three acts by Giacomo Meyerbeer ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 75 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
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 50 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
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
Lucrezia Borgia by Gaetano Donizetti ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in Italian and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of the pursuit of power, politics, poisonings and intimations of incest in Renaissance Italy
 
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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
San Francisco Opera Orchestra
San Francisco Opera Orquesta
War Memorial Opera House San Francisco Orchestra
Languages
Italian (51)
English (31)
German (20)
French (10)
Multiple languages (2)
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