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Spence, Toby

Works: 177 works in 505 publications in 7 languages and 9,146 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Music  Live sound recordings  Oratorios  Operas  Musical settings  Filmed operas  Televised operas  Nonfiction films  Sacred music 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Vocalist, Actor, Author
Classifications: M2000, 782.23
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Toby Spence
The Tempest by William Shakespeare( Recording )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cutting-edge composer Thomas Ades follows up his successful opera Powder Her Face with an ambitious interpretation of Shakespeare's The Tempest
Ivanhoe by Arthur Sullivan( )

10 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Troyens by Hector Berlioz( )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in French and Undetermined and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performances of Berlioz's epic masterpiece are rare events--under James Levine's inspired leadership, the stellar cast and the Met's chorus and orchestra triumphantly meet the enormous challenge. Ben Heppner is the legendary Trojan hero Aeneas who escapes the doomed city of Troy and falls in love with the beautiful Queen of Carthage, Dido, sung by the radiant Lorraine Hunt Lieberson in her final appearance at the Met. Deborah Voigt is breathtaking as Cassandra, the Trojan prophetess who sees the looming calamity but is ignored
Magnificat by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmstrip consists of analysis, commentary and illustrations of Bach's Magnificat
English song series by Liza Lehmann( )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in Undetermined and English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

HMS Pinafore by Arthur Sullivan( )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A live recording from a sold out performance at the Edinburgh International Festival 2015. The Scottish Opera is joined by an outstanding soloist cast, including John Mark Ainsley, Elizabeth Watts, and Toby Spence. Comedian Tim Brooke-Taylor serves as narrator
Vocal works by Witold Lutosławski( )

10 editions published in 2011 in 4 languages and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria : dramma in musica by Claudio Monteverdi( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this opera, "human frailty falls victim to time, fortune and love. Gods and humans, comic and intensely serious characters and spectacular scenic effects are brought together in a wonderfully rich and effective texture"--Container
Rise and fall of the city of Mahagonny = Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny by Kurt Weill( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in German and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Production of the Weill/Brecht opera which depicts the consumerism of the mythical city of Mahagonny. Mahagonny is presented as a Hollywood Babylon full of pyramidal towers, carved elephants, commodified sex and licensed gluttony--Adapted from the container
Sir Charles Mackerras conducts Mozart's Così by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphonies nos. 3 & 4 : Stabat Mater by Karol Szymanowski( )

6 editions published in 2013 in Polish and English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Works by Finzi and Walton by Gerald Finzi( )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matthäus-passion BWV 244 by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

2 editions published in 1998 in German and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There was a child by Jonathan Dove( )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les illuminations by Benjamin Britten( )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Requiem, op. 5 : grande messe des morts by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in Latin and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Spence, Edward Tobias

Spence, Toby 1968-

Toby Spence britischer Opernsänger der Stimmlage Tenor

Toby Spence British tenor

Toby Spence Brits operazanger