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San Francisco Opera Orchestra

Overview
Works: 323 works in 658 publications in 6 languages and 4,188 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Televised operas  Film adaptations  Musical films  Filmed operas  Nonfiction television programs  Television adaptations  Opera television programs  Nonfiction films  Opera films 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Musician, Other
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 )

37 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 576 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 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A streetcar named Desire an opera in three acts by André Previn( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 324 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 )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 237 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
L'Africaine by Giacomo Meyerbeer( Visual )

25 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 162 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 )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 161 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
Mefistofele by Arrigo Boito( Visual )

23 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 153 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
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 133 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
Capriccio by Richard Strauss( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strauss's final opera, first seen at the Met in 1998 in this John Cox production, was revived in 2010 for Renée Fleming. One of the world's great Strauss interpreters, she brought a "plush and alluring" voice and "noble phrasing" to her portrayal of the Countess
Arias by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in German and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arias from: La finta giardiniera, Idomeneo, Don Giovanni, Die Entfuhrung aus dem serail, La clemenza di tito, Davidde penitente, Die zauberflote, Le nozza di Figaro, Cosi fan tutte
Orlando furioso by Antonio Vivaldi( Visual )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 105 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
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eternal theme of transfigured love triumphant over barbaric cruelty
Flagstad by Kirsten Flagstad( Recording )

5 editions published in 1993 in German and Multiple languages and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 2003 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 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flagstad and Melchior duets by Richard Wagner( Recording )

3 editions published in 1972 in German and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My first concert by Mario Del Monaco( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in Italian and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My first Puccini by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in Italian and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 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
Show boat by George Sidney( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An enduring love story set against the back drop of racial prejudice
 
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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

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L'Africaine