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Moshinsky, Elijah

Works: 177 works in 1,053 publications in 8 languages and 13,551 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Filmed operas  Comedy films  History  Televised operas  Television comedies  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Restager , Author, Performer, Production personnel, pmn, dsn, Film editor, Editor, Other, Creator, Arranger, dir, Musician
Classifications: M1500.V47, 782.1
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Most widely held works about Elijah Moshinsky
Most widely held works by Elijah Moshinsky
William Shakespeare's A Midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

124 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,250 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 )

77 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,456 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 )

78 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,434 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 )

75 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,411 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 )

79 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,282 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 )

36 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,068 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 )

26 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 507 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 )

45 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two enemies, passionate and vengeful; an old gypsy woman with a mysterious bond to them both, and a young woman who must either betray an all-consuming love or face death itself-- these are the fiery elements that govern Verdi's unforgettable 1853 masterpiece of obsession, madness and retribution"--Container
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Staged production of Verdi's Aida in which the love of the enslaved Ethiopian princess for an Egyptian general brings tragedy to all involved
Samson and Delilah by Camille Saint-Saëns( Visual )

25 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spectacular performance of Samson et Dilila
Stiffelio by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

25 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once regarded as Verdi's lost opera because of early censorship and controversy, Stiffelio has now established its rightful place in Verdi's canon. In this 1993 recording from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, José Carreras, as the Protestant minister whose faith is shattered when he discovers his wife's adulterous liaison with a family friend, leads a fine cast that includes Catherine Malfitano, Gregory Yurisich, Gwynne Howell and Robin Leggate under the baton of Edward Downes
Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

18 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 286 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 276 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 )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 231 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 )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 201 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
La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Valery Gergiev leads the The Kirov Orchestra in this production of Verdi's opera recorded at the Mariinsky Theatre, St. Petersburg in 1998. As well as using the music from Verdi's original version of the opera, the stage sets are also based on the original designs for the St. Petersburg premiere in 1862
Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Strauss' version of the Ariadne-Theseus-Bacchus myth presented as part of a story-within-a-story of 18th century Vienna
The Henrik Ibsen Collection by Warner Bros. Entertainment( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 134 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
Die entführung aus dem serail by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

14 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Spanish nobleman attempts to rescue his beloved from a Turkish harem. The attempt fails, but the story ends happily anyway
Mozart in Turkey by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part documentary and part filmed opera, this film sequences the opera Entführung aus dem Serail with footage of rehearsals and comments by the opera director
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Elijah Moshinsky filmregisseur uit Australië

Moshinsky Elyjah 1946-....

Мошински, Элайджа