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San Francisco Opera Orchestra

Overview
Works: 269 works in 439 publications in 4 languages and 4,109 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Televised operas  Filmed operas  Nonfiction television programs  Television adaptations  Nonfiction films  Operas  Opera television programs  Live sound recordings  Film adaptations 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Musician
Classifications: M1500.P83, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by San Francisco Opera
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

17 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an ill-fated love affair between an idealistic poet and a consumptive flower-maker
A streetcar named Desire by Tennessee Williams( Recording )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 350 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
A streetcar named Desire : an opera in three acts by André Previn( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 313 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
L'Africaine by Giacomo Meyerbeer( Visual )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 253 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 )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in Italian and No Linguistic content and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opéra dirigé par Maurizio Arena Avec le ch?ur et l'orchestre de l'Opéra de San Francisco et les interprètes Samuel Ray, Gabriela Banackova, Dennis O'Neil et Judith Cristin
Moby-Dick by Jake Heggie( Visual )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 180 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
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in Italian and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eternal theme of transfigured love triumphant over barbaric cruelty
Orlando Furioso by Antonio Vivaldi( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in Italian and held by 163 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
Capriccio by Richard Strauss( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in Italian and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two rival suitors, one a poet the other a composer vie for the love of a beautiful woman who must decide which one she loves
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 149 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
American Ballet Theatre in San Francisco( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 146 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
Wagner arias : duets with Melchior by Richard Wagner( Recording )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in German and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony at the opera : great opera interludes by San Francisco Opera( )

2 editions published in 2003 and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flagstad by Kirsten Flagstad( Recording )

2 editions published in 1993 in German and held by 95 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

American Ballet Theatre in San Francisco( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 81 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
Show boat by Jerome Kern( Visual )

2 editions 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 )

1 edition published in 2013 in Italian and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the pursuit of power, politics, poisonings and intimations of incest in Renaissance Italy
I Capuleti e i Montecchi = The Capulets and the Montagues( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in Italian and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bellini's bel canto masterpiece, inspired by the tragic tale of Romeo and Juliet, has a cast headlined by international stars Joyce DiDonato and Nicole Cabell as the ill-fated lovers Romeo and Giulietta. Directed by Vincent Boussard in his U.S. debut and led by returning conductor and bel canto specialist Riccardo Frizza, this new co-production, has sets created by French opera, theater and dance designer Vincent Lemaire
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
A streetcar named Desire : an opera in three acts
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

Languages
Italian (47)

English (26)

German (13)

French (11)

Covers
L'Africaine