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Alagna, Roberto

Works: 732 works in 2,072 publications in 9 languages and 22,904 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Filmed operas  Televised operas  Operas  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Live sound recordings  Musical settings  Musical films 
Roles: Singer, Performer, Author, Other, Musician, Interviewee, Librettist, Vocalist, ten, per, Artist, Host, Conductor, Author of introduction, Commentator
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Most widely held works about Roberto Alagna
Most widely held works by Roberto Alagna
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( )

41 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This recording contains the complete opera sung in Italian. The book contains the complete text of the libretto with annotations in both English and Italian, and a critical historical commentary. The text also includes the background of the composer, biographies of the principal singers and conductor
Manon by Jules Massenet( )

33 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who can resist the charms of Manon or remain unmoved by her fate? Ruth Ann Swenson takes on Massenet's title heroine, the equally beautiful and high-spirited young girl who turns her back on life in a convent when she meets the handsome des Grieux (Giuseppe Sabbatini)--only to be seduced by the promise of a luxurious existence as the mistress of the rich old Brétigny (Kim Josephson). When she learns that des Grieux, desperate she has left him, is about to take holy orders, she changes her mind--but it is too late, and their love story ends in tragedy
Roméo et Juliette by Charles Gounod( )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in French and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roméo et Juliette by Charles Gounod( Visual )

43 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Gounod's opera of the two tragic young lovers from opposing families in Verona, Italy cannot survive the feud
Il trittico by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

31 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first work is a love tale set among the poor bargemen of Paris. The second work relates the story of a nun's suicide. The third work is a humorous story of greedy relatives who manipulate a dead man's will
La rondine by Giacomo Puccini( )

35 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soprano Kristine Opolais made a celebrated Met debut in Puccini's bittersweet story of love and loss. She sings Magda, a young woman who leaves behind her luxurious existence as the mistress of the rich Rambaldo (Dwayne Croft) to follow her heart and live with Ruggero (Giuseppe Filianoti)--but their happiness is short-lived. Anna Christy is Magda's feisty maid Lisette and Marius Brenciu sings the poet Prunier
Great tenors of the century( Recording )

2 editions published in 1999 in No Linguistic content and Italian and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucie de Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti( )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Werther [A lyric drama in four acts and five tableaux ; libretto by Edouard Blau, Paul Milliet, and Georges Hartmann, after Goethe] by Jules Massenet( )

29 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roberto Alagna brings passion and ardor to the romantic title hero of Massenet’s opera, adapted from Goethe’s landmark epistolary novel. Vesselina Kasarova is Charlotte, the young woman who captures his imagination—and returns his feelings, but is bound to marry another man. Christopher Schaldenbrand as Albert and Lyubov Petrova as Sophie co-star, and Jacques Lacombe conducts
Messa di gloria Preludio sinfonico ; Crisantemi by Giacomo Puccini( )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Te Deum by Hector Berlioz( )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in Latin and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi per due by Giuseppe Verdi( )

19 editions published in 1998 in 4 languages and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La rondine Morire? ; La [sic] villi : excerpts by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

3 editions published in 1997 in Italian and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French arias = Airs d'opéras français by Roberto Alagna( )

3 editions published in 2001 in French and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Carlos an opera in five acts by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

42 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 16th century, with the aftermath of war between Spain and France, Don Carlo, the heir to the Spanish throne, comes to France to meet with his beloved Elizabeth de Valois. Inevitably politics divide the lovers, and while Rodrigue falls in with Flemish rebels, the Inquisition is determined to be the power behind the peace
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Eyre's stunning new production of Bizet's opera was the talk of the town when it was unveiled on New Year's Eve 2009. Elīna Garanča leads the cast as the iconic gypsy of the title--a woman desired by every man but determined to remain true to herself. Roberto Alagna is Don José, the soldier who falls under her spell and sacrifices everything for her love, only to be cast aside when the toreador Escamillo (Teddy Tahu Rhodes) piques Carmen's interest. With dances created by star choreographer Christopher Wheeldon and conducted by rising maestro Yannick Nézet-Séguin, this Carmen brings every aspect of Bizet's tale to thrilling life, from its lighthearted beginning to its inevitably tragic climax
L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

42 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Schippers leads a superlative cast in one of Donizetti's most beloved comic operas. This two disc set was taken from a live performance on March 5, 1966 and features Carlo Bergonzi as Nemorino and Roberta Peters as Adina
Angela & Roberto forever by Angela Gheorghiu( )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roberto Alagna by Roberto Alagna( Recording )

21 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Je ne suis pas le fruit du hasard : autobiographie by Roberto Alagna( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le ténor Roberto Alagna raconte sa carrière, mais il veut surtout faire comprendre d'où il vient. Fils d'immigrés italiens passionnés d'art lyrique, il est né à Clichy-sous-Bois d'un père maçon
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