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Moshinsky, Elijah

Works: 170 works in 994 publications in 8 languages and 13,282 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Filmed operas  History  Television plays  Televised operas  Made-for-TV movies  Action and adventure films  Comedy films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Restager , Author, Performer, Production personnel, pmn, Film editor, Editor, dsn, Arranger, dir, Musician, Other, Creator
Classifications: M1500.V47, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Elijah Moshinsky
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

127 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play about devilish fairies, bedeviled lovers and tradesmen-actors. Plots intertwine as entangled love affairs, the comical performance of a "play within a play" by the tradesmen of Athens, and the antics in fairyland among King Oberon and his queen Titania produce a bizarre series of entanglements, but all ends happily
Coriolanus by William Shakespeare( Visual )

90 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last of Shakespeare's tragedies, in which Coriolanus, a strong and cruel soldier, brings about his own downfall through the flaws in his character
Love's labour's lost by William Shakespeare( Visual )

77 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire directed against intellectual pride and pedantry. The King of Navarre and three of his lords vow to spend three years in study and not to see any women. But when the Princess of France arrives with her three ladies, the men break their vow and fall in love with them
All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare( Visual )

70 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Shakespeare's comedy about Helena, the new wife of Count Bertram, who resorts to chichanery to win the respect and affection of her husband
Cymbeline by William Shakespeare( Visual )

73 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Cymbeline's evil second queen forces the king to banish his daughter Imogen's husband, Posthumus. While the queen tries to force Imogen to marry her own son, Posthumus flees to Rome. There he is tricked into believing Imogen has been unfaithful. Imogen disguises herself as a boy and flees the court
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

21 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giuseppe Verdi's Otello: In what many believe to be the finest production of Othello in modern times, Plácido Domingo and Kiri Te Kanawa lead a world-class cast under the exquisite musical direction of Sir Georg Solti. An outstanding performance of the first of Verdi's two late Shakespearian operas, universally regarded as sublime masterpieces of grand opera. Placido Domingo and Kiri Te Kanawa lead an outstanding cast in this production of Giuseppe Verdi's operatic adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy Othello. The moor Otello (Domingo), proclaimed a hero after a great military victory, is driven by jealousy to murder when his devious comrade-in-arms Iago (Sergei Leiferkus) leads him (without cause) to doubt the fidelity of his wife, Desdemona (Te Kanawa). Georg Solti conducts the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, under the leadership of Bradley Creswick
Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

25 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a small village in England, the story relates fisherman Peter Grimes' inability to become a part of the community. Because his apprentice has been drowned at sea, he has incurred the wrath and distrust of the townspeople
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

43 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leonora loves a knight who serenades her as a troubadour. The knight is in an army fighting a civil war against the Count, who also loves Leonora. The knight thinks he's the son of the gypsy woman who raised him and whose mother was killed by the Count, but he's actually the Count's brother. When the rivalry between the two men becomes violent, tragedy occurs
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in Italian and English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performance of the opera by Verdi, based on Shakespeare's classic tragedy of jealousy, deceit, conspiracy, & murder. Othello's great love for Desdemona proves to be too much to bear
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, comes Verdi's opera set in Egypt at the time of the Pharoahs; a story of conflicting demands of love, patriotism and filial piety
Stiffelio by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

23 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera in three acts
Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

18 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Riccardo, governor of Boston at the end of the 17th cent., falls in love with Amelia, wife of Renato, his secretary and intimate friend. Amelia returns Riccardo's love, but is discovered by her husband. At a masked ball Renato kills Riccardo, who, as he lies dying, declares Amelia's innocence and forgives Renato
The Henrik Ibsen collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection includes adaptations of Henrik Ibsen's work and features performances from lauded actors such as Anthony Hopkins and Charles Dance
Nabucco by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi's opera opens in ancient Jerusalem, as King Nabucco of Babylon, whose daughter Fenena is a hostage to the Jews, invades and sacks the Jewish Temple. Installed by Nabucco as Regent of Jerusalem and inspired by her love for the Jew Ismaele, Fenena converts to Judaism and frees the Jewish prisoners. The slave Abigaille, who claims to be Fenena's sister, also loves Ismaele and masterminds a vengeful plot to imprison Nabucco and steal the crown of Jerusalem for herself. In his cell, Nabucco dreams that Fenena is about to be executed, but he escapes in time to free her and also converts to Judaism, as a repentant Abigaille poisons herself
Dialogues of the Carmelites by Francis Poulenc( Visual )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An opera based on the true story of 16 Carmelite nuns who were eventually guillotined for refusing to deny their belief in God during the French Revolution
The air I breathe by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

22 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two lovers who are separated, then pursued by her brother who is convinced that they are responsible for her father's death. The story is based on the premise that fate is inexorable, that there is no free choice
Samson et Dalila by Camille Saint-Saëns( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in French and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presentation of the Metropolitan Opera performance from the opening night of the 1998-99 season
Samson and Delilah by Camille Saint-Saëns( Visual )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spectacular performance of Samson et Dilila
The Henrik Ibsen Collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten films based on the plays of Henrik Ibsen in which morality, independence, politics, and family values are explored. Includes 7 sound-only productions based on Ibsen works and one sound-only production of a play about Ibsen by Michael Meyer
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Elijah Moshinsky filmregisseur uit Australië

Moshinsky Elyjah 1946-....

Мошински, Элайджа