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Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra

Overview
Works: 101 works in 217 publications in 6 languages and 2,599 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Filmed operas  Interviews  Operas  Stories, plots, etc  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Dancer, orc
Classifications: M1500.P83, 782.1
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Most widely held works about Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra
 
Most widely held works by Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )
22 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in Italian and English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Puccini's opera directed by Baz Luhrmann of Moulin Rouge and Strictly Ballroom fame. DVD
Rusalka by Antonín Dvořák( )
2 editions published in 2008 in Czech and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rusalka: Lyrisches Märchen in drei Akten, op.114. Libretto: Jaroslav Kvapil
Coppélia by Léo Delibes( Visual )
13 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Dr. Coppelius, a toy maker and magician, who attempts to bring life to his beautiful doll, Coppelia
Julius Caesar by George Frideric Handel( Visual )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in Italian and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A production of Handel's opera recorded live at the world famous Sydney Opera House
Love for three oranges by Sergey Prokofiev( Recording )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in Italian and English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
World-class opera in a spectacular setting: Opera Australia's Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour returns with Madama Butterfly. Puccini's masterpiece is one of opera's greatest tragic tales, with glorious music to match - including the 'Humming Chorus' and 'Un bel di'. But never before has it been so stunningly presented, with Sydney Harbour, the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge as a backdrop, brilliant fireworks illuminating the night sky and a lavish production directed by the renowned Alex Olle (La Fura dels Baus Hiromi Omura stars as Butterfly, the Japanese girl who marries a visiting American. With their child she waits expectantly for his return--but when his ship finally arrives, he is accompanied by his new American wife. Stricken by grief, Butterfly commits suicide, choosing to die with honour rather than live with shame. Experience the beauty and tragedy of Madama Butterfly, in all the splendour and elegance of Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour
Patience, or, Bunthorne's bride by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A satire on the late 19th century's obsession with beauty and emotion. Twenty lovesick maidens abandon their fiancés to moon over two poets. The poets, however, are distracted by the good natured and sensible milkmaid, Patience
Lindy by Moya Henderson( )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Requiem by Giuseppe Verdi( )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in Undetermined and Italian and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Madama Butterfly concerns the disastrous results of a young American naval officer's marriage to a pretty geisha
The classic 100 opera concert the gala concert presented by Opera Australia and ABC Classic FM ( )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mozart the Australian Opera bicentennial celebration by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )
1 edition published in 2009 in Italian and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lakmé by Léo Delibes( Visual )
4 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Opera Australia performs this famous opera, with Joan Sutherland in the title role of Lakme
Hansel and Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and German and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A surreal and irreverent interpretation of the story of Hansel and Gretel
The Mikado by W. S Gilbert( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The parody of British Victorian life, spiced with the usual topical allusions to English customs and institutions, set in a Japanese Never-Never Land, is performed by The Australian Opera
Patience, or Bunthorne's bride by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Set in the early 20th century, the aesthetic poet Bunthorne sings his love for Patience, the village milkmaid. Meanwhile he has captured the heart of every other lady in the village. Upon the arrival of the idyllic poet Grosvenor, all hell breaks loose when he proposes to Patience."--Container
Fledermaus The bat by Johann Strauss( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The dizzyingly silly story of Eisenstein who would rather party than go to jail; his wife Rosalinde who is keen to teach him a lesson; and their pert maid Adele, whose eye for the main chance is unwavering. Then there are the high society types who move with ease between ballroom and prison cell."--Container
Swan lake by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In the master storyteller Graeme Murphy's hands, the world's favourite ballet becomes a witty, dramatic and ultimately devastating story of love and betrayal."--Container
Don Giovanni opera in two acts ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in Italian and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Don Giovanni, a libertine, a rake with a devil-may-care attitude, is portrayed by Teddy Tahu Rhodes in a production where he first appears on stage in a costume where less is definitely more! Charismatic and sexy, Rhodes's acting and singing is magnificent. His misused servant, Leporello, is played by Conal Coad, who skillfully promotes the opera's comic elements whilst delivering a thumping bass full of drama"--Container
Don Giovanni dramma giocoso by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in Italian and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This opera combines comedy and tragedy to produce the story of Don Giovanni. The central character of Giovanni is the anti-hero, a brilliant, irresponsible villain, an amourous libertine who receives his comeupances by refusing to repent
 
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Alternative Names
AOBA
AOBO
Australian Opera & Ballet Orchestra
Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra
Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra Sydney
Opera Australia. Opera and Ballet Orchestra
Languages
Italian (36)
English (32)
French (4)
Czech (2)
German (1)
Latin (1)
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