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Gheorghiu, Angela

Works: 560 works in 1,577 publications in 8 languages and 18,452 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Filmed operas  Televised operas  Live sound recordings  Operas  Musical settings  Romance films  Film adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Television adaptations 
Roles: Singer, Performer, Author, Other, Musician, Interviewee, Vocalist, Commentator, pre, sop
Classifications: M1500.P977, 782.1
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Most widely held works about Angela Gheorghiu
Most widely held works by Angela Gheorghiu
Manon by Jules Massenet( )

34 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 824 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
Camille by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

54 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This famous performance of Verdi's romantic tragedy captures one of the most sensational debuts in operatic history. Singing Violetta for the first time was the young Romanian soprano, Angela Gheorghiu, whose remarkable interpretation reached the front pages of the world's press and led the BBC immediately to film the production"--Container
Roméo et Juliette by Charles Gounod( )

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

Angela Gheorghiu live from La Scala by Angela Gheorghiu( )

6 editions published in 2007 in 4 languages and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Composers: Alessandro Parisotti, Alessandro Scarlatti, Alfred Alessandrescu, Charles Gounod, Christoph Willibald Gluck, Diamandi Gheciu, Frederick Loewe, Gaetano Donizetti, Georges Bizet, Gherase Dendrino, Giacomo Puccini, Giuseppe Verdi, Johann Paul Aegidius Martini (aka J.P. Schwarzendorf), Jules Massenet, Paolo Tosti, Tiberiu Brediceanu, Vincenzo Bellini Performers: Angela Gheorghiu, Jeffrey Cohen
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
Casta diva by Angela Gheorghiu( )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( )

21 editions published in 2009 in 4 languages and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Angela Gheorghiu has long cherished an ambition to record one of Puccini's best-loved roles; that of Cio-Cio-San, the Japanese 'Butterfly' who will eventually be broken. Antonia Pappano unites his starry soloists and native Italian forces to produce a stunning and sonsummately idiomatic 'Butterfly' for the 21st century." -- Container
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

The story of a young poet and his tragic love affair with Charlotte, the eldest daughter of the town Magistrate
Il trittico by Giacomo Puccini( Recording )

19 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 403 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
Verdi per due by Giuseppe Verdi( )

18 editions published in 1998 in 4 languages and held by 392 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

Handel arias by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

30 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 9 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vergnugen und Lust (BWV 197, no. 8) -- Ich bin vergnugt in meinem Leiden (BWV 58, no. 3) -- Die Schatzbarkeit der weiten Erden (BWV 204, no. 4) -- Ich traue seiner Gnaden (BWV 97, no. 4) -- Bete aber auch dabei (BWV 115, no. 4) -- Jesus soll mein erstes Wort (BWV 171, no. 4) -- Benedictus, qui venit in nomine Domini (BWV 232, no. 23) -- Laudamus te (BWV 232, no. 5) -- Wenn die Fruhlingslufte steichen (BWV 202, no. 5) -- Auch mit gedampften, schwachen Stimmen (BWV 36, no. 7) -- Gott versorget alles Leben (BWV 187, no. 5) -- Ich esse mit Freuden mein weniges Brot (BWV 84, no. 3) -- Kann ich nur Jesum mir zum Freunde machen (BWV 105, no. 5)
Angela & Roberto forever by Angela Gheorghiu( )

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

Roméo et Juliette by Charles Gounod( Recording )

34 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lyric Opera commentaries by Alfred Glasser, Director of Education, Emeritus; Lyric Opera of Chicago. Project of the Women's Board of Lyric Opera
Homage to Maria Callas by Angela Gheorghiu( )

12 editions published in 2011 in 6 languages and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the legendary career of Maria Callas, Angela Gheorghiu performs a selection of French and Italian operatic masterpieces that are shared favorites of both divas
L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

52 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nemorino, a poor bashful country bumpkin is at a disadvantage when it comes to wooing the strong-willed, beautiful, wealthy and fickle Adina. In the end, love triumphs over personal adversity
The #1 opera album( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in French and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

28 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 216 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 Gheorghiu live from Covent Garden by Angela Gheorghiu( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features soprano Angela Gheorghiu performing live at the Royal Opera House from Convent Garden in 2001
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Angela Gheorghiu artiste lyrique

Angela Gheorghiu Roemeens zanger

Angela Gheorghiu Roemeens zangeres

Angela Gheorghiu Romanian opera soprano

Angela Gheorghiu rumänische Opernsängerin

Angela Gheorghiu rumuńska śpiewaczka operowa, sopran

Angela Gheorghiu soprano rumena

Gheorgiu, Angela 1965-

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