86 relations: Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Alan Blyth, Alzira (opera), Anton Bruckner, Attila (opera), Birgit Nilsson, Bruno Prevedi, Carlo Bergonzi, Cristina Deutekom, Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Drottningholm Palace Theatre, Elena Souliotis, Ernani, Fedora (opera), Felix Mendelssohn, Fernando Corena, Fiorenza Cossotto, Franco Bonisolli, Gabriel Bacquier, Georges Bizet, Gianni Schicchi, Gioachino Rossini, Giuseppe Patanè, Giuseppe Verdi, Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Goffredo Petrassi, Gustav Mahler, Gwyneth Jones (soprano), Hasse Ekman, Heinz Wallberg, Herbert Blomstedt, Herman David Koppel, Hungarian State Opera House, Hungaroton, I masnadieri, Il corsaro, Il tabarro, Ildebrando Pizzetti, Jussi Björling, La forza del destino, La Gioconda (opera), La traviata, Leif Segerstam, Lucia Aliberti, Luciano Pavarotti, Macbeth (opera), Magda Olivero, Marilyn Horne, Mario Del Monaco, ..., Martina Arroyo, Médée (Cherubini), Metropolitan Opera, Ministry of Culture (France), Mirella Freni, Montserrat Caballé, Munich, Munich Radio Orchestra, Nabucco, Nicola Ghiuselev, Nicolai Gedda, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Oberto (opera), Opera (magazine), Oralia Domínguez, Ottorino Respighi, Pesaro, Philips, Piero Cappuccilli, Pietro Mascagni, Robert Merrill, Royal Opera House, Royal Swedish Opera, Ruggero Raimondi, Sesto Bruscantini, Sherrill Milnes, Stiffelio, Suor Angelica, Sylvia Sass, Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, Tito Gobbi, Tullio Serafin, Umberto Giordano, Un giorno di regno, Venice, William Tell (opera). Expand index (36 more) » « Shrink index
The Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia (National Academy of St Cecilia) is one of the oldest musical institutions in the world, founded by the papal bull Ratione congruit, issued by Sixtus V in 1585, which invoked two saints prominent in Western musical history: Gregory the Great, for whom the Gregorian chant is named, and Saint Cecilia, the patron saint of music.
Geoffrey Alan Blyth (27 July 1929, London – 14 August 2007, Lavenham) was an English music critic, author, and musicologist who was particularly known for his writings within the field of opera.
Alzira is an opera in a prologue and two acts by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Salvatore Cammarano, based on the play Alzire, ou les Américains by Voltaire.
Josef Anton Bruckner was an Austrian composer, organist, and music theorist best known for his symphonies, masses, Te Deum and motets.
Attila is an opera in a prologue and three acts by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Temistocle Solera, based on the 1809 play (Attila, King of the Huns) by Zacharias Werner.
Märta Birgit Nilsson (17 May 1918 – 25 December 2005) was a celebrated Swedish dramatic soprano who specialized in operatic works of Wagner and Richard Strauss, though she sang the operas of many other composers, including Verdi and Puccini.
Bruno Prevedi (December 21, 1928 in Revere, (Mantua) – January 12, 1988 in Milan) was an Italian tenor, particularly associated with the Italian repertory.
Carlo Bergonzi (13 July 1924 – 25 July 2014) was an Italian operatic tenor.
Cristina Deutekom, also known as Christine Deutekom and Christina Deutekom (28 August 1931 as Stientje Engel – 7 August 2014, Amsterdam), was a Dutch coloratura soprano opera singer.
The Danish National Symphony Orchestra (Danish: DR SymfoniOrkestret; English abbreviation "DNSO"), is a Danish orchestra based in Copenhagen.
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (28 May 1925 – 18 May 2012) was a German lyric baritone and conductor of classical music, one of the most famous Lieder (art song) performers of the post-war period, best known as a singer of Franz Schubert's Lieder, particularly "Winterreise" of which his recordings with accompanist Gerald Moore and Jörg Demus are still critically acclaimed half a century after their release.
The Drottningholm Palace Theatre (Drottningholms slottsteater) is an opera house located at Drottningholm Palace in Stockholm, Sweden.
Elena Souliotis (spelled Suliotis in the early part of her career; Έλενα Σουλιώτη; 28 May 19434 December 2004) was a Greek operatic soprano.
Ernani is an operatic dramma lirico in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave, based on the play Hernani by Victor Hugo.
Fedora is an opera in three acts by Umberto Giordano to an Italian libretto by Arturo Colautti, based on the play Fédora by Victorien Sardou.
Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (3 February 1809 4 November 1847), born and widely known as Felix Mendelssohn, was a German composer, pianist, organist and conductor of the early romantic period.
Fernando Corena (22 December 1916 – 26 November 1984) was a Swiss bass who had a major international opera career from the late 1940s through the early 1980s.
Fiorenza Cossotto (born April 22, 1935) is an Italian mezzo-soprano.
Franco Bonisolli (May 25, 1938 – October 30, 2003) was an Italian operatic tenor, particularly associated with the Italian repertory, notably as Manrico and Calaf.
Gabriel Bacquier (born 17 May 1924) is a French operatic baritone.
Georges Bizet (25 October 18383 June 1875), registered at birth as Alexandre César Léopold Bizet, was a French composer of the romantic era.
Gianni Schicchi is a comic opera in one act by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Giovacchino Forzano, composed in 1917–18.
Gioachino Antonio Rossini (29 February 1792 – 13 November 1868) was an Italian composer who wrote 39 operas as well as some sacred music, songs, chamber music, and piano pieces.
Giuseppe Patanè (1 January 1932 – 29 May 1989) was an Italian opera conductor.
Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi (9 or 10 October 1813 – 27 January 1901) was an Italian opera composer.
Glyndebourne Festival Opera is an annual opera festival held at Glyndebourne, an English country house near Lewes, in East Sussex, England.
Goffredo Petrassi (16 July 1904 – 3 March 2003) was an Italian composer of modern classical music, conductor, and teacher.
Gustav Mahler (7 July 1860 – 18 May 1911) was an Austro-Bohemian late-Romantic composer, and one of the leading conductors of his generation.
Dame Gwyneth Jones, (born 7 November 1936) is a Welsh operatic dramatic soprano.
Hasse Ekman (10September 191515February 2004) was a Swedish director, actor, writer and producer for film, stage and television.
Heinz Wallberg (16 March 192329 September 2004) was a German conductor.
Herbert Blomstedt (born July 11, 1927) is a conductor laureate of the San Francisco Symphony.
Herman David Koppel (Copenhagen, 1 October 1908 – Copenhagen, 14 July 1998) was a composer and pianist of Jewish origin.
The Hungarian State Opera House (Magyar Állami Operaház) is a neo-Renaissance opera house located in central Budapest, on Andrássy út.
Hungaroton was the one and only record and music publisher company in Hungary for about 40 years.
I masnadieri (The Bandits or The Robbers) is an opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Andrea Maffei, based on Die Räuber by Friedrich von Schiller.
Il corsaro (The Corsair) is an opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi, from a libretto by Francesco Maria Piave, based on Lord Byron's poem The Corsair.
Il tabarro (The Cloak) is an opera in one act by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Giuseppe Adami, based on Didier Gold's play La houppelande.
Ildebrando Pizzetti (20 September 1880 – 13 February 1968) was an Italian composer of classical music, musicologist and music critic.
Johan Jonatan "Jussi" Björling (5 February 19119 September 1960) was a Swedish tenor.
(The Power of Fate, often translated The Force of Destiny) is an Italian opera by Giuseppe Verdi.
La Gioconda is an opera in four acts by Amilcare Ponchielli set to an Italian libretto by Arrigo Boito (as Tobia Gorrio), based on Angelo, Tyrant of Padua, a play in prose by Victor Hugo, dating from 1835.
La traviata (The Fallen Woman)Meadows, p. 582 is an opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi set to an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave.
Leif Selim Segerstam (born 2 March 1944) is a Finnish conductor, composer, violinist, violist and pianist, especially known for writing 319 symphonies as of April 2018, along with other works in his extensive œuvre.
Lucia Aliberti (born 12 June 1957 in Messina) is a Sicilian soprano opera singer.
Luciano Pavarotti, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI (12 October 19356 September 2007) was an Italian operatic tenor who also crossed over into popular music, eventually becoming one of the most commercially successful tenors of all time.
Macbeth is an opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi, with an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave and additions by Andrea Maffei, based on William Shakespeare's play of the same name.
Magda Olivero, née Maria Maddalena Olivero (25 March 1910 – 8 September 2014), was an Italian operatic soprano.
Marilyn Horne (born January 16, 1934) is an American mezzo-soprano opera singer.
Mario Del Monaco (27 July 191516 October 1982) was an Italian operatic tenor who earned worldwide acclaim for his powerful voice.
Martina Arroyo (born February 2, 1936) is an American operatic soprano who had a major international opera career from the 1960s through the 1980s.
Médée is a French language opéra-comique by Luigi Cherubini.
The Metropolitan Opera is an opera company based in New York City, resident at the Metropolitan Opera House at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.
The Ministry of Culture (Ministère de la Culture) is the ministry of the Government of France in charge of national museums and the monuments historiques.
Mirella Freni (born Mirella Fregni on 27 February 1935) is an Italian soprano whose repertoire includes Verdi, Puccini, Mozart and Tchaikovsky.
Montserrat Caballé (born 12 April 1933) is a Spanish operatic soprano.
Munich (München; Minga) is the capital and the most populated city in the German state of Bavaria, on the banks of the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps.
The Munich Radio Orchestra (German: Münchner Rundfunkorchester) is a German symphony orchestra based in Munich.
Nabucco (short for Nabucodonosor ~, English Nebuchadnezzar) is an Italian-language opera in four acts composed in 1841 by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Temistocle Solera.
Nicola Ghiuselev (Bulgarian: Никола Гюзелев) (also Gyuzelev; 17 August 1936 – 16 May 2014) was a Bulgarian operatic bass, particularly associated with the Italian and Russian repertories.
Harry Gustaf Nikolai Gädda, known professionally as Nicolai Gedda (11 July 1925 – 8 January 2017), was a Swedish operatic tenor.
Nicolai Ghiaurov (or Nikolai Gjaurov, Nikolay Gyaurov, Николай Гяуров) (September 13, 1929 – June 2, 2004) was a Bulgarian opera singer and one of the most famous basses of the postwar period.
Oberto, Conte di San Bonifacio is an opera in two acts by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Temistocle Solera, based on an existing libretto by Antonio Piazza probably called Rocester.
Opera is a monthly British magazine devoted to covering all things related to opera.
Oralia Dominguez (25 October 1925 in San Luis Potosí, Mexico – 25 November 2013 in Milan, Italy) was a Mexican operatic mezzo-soprano who performed at many of the world's leading opera houses.
Ottorino Respighi (9 July 187918 April 1936) was an Italian violinist, composer and musicologist, best known for his three orchestral tone poems Fountains of Rome (1916), Pines of Rome (1924), and Roman Festivals (1928).
Pesaro is a town and comune in the Italian region of the Marche, capital of the Pesaro e Urbino province, on the Adriatic.
Koninklijke Philips N.V. (Philips, stylized as PHILIPS) is a Dutch multinational technology company headquartered in Amsterdam currently focused in the area of healthcare.
Piero Cappuccilli (November 9, 1929 – July 11, 2005) was an Italian operatic baritone.
Pietro Antonio Stefano Mascagni (7 December 1863 – 2 August 1945) was an Italian composer most noted for his operas.
Robert Merrill (June 4, 1917 – October 23, 2004) was an American operatic baritone and actor, who was also active in the musical theatre circuit.
The Royal Opera House (ROH) is an opera house and major performing arts venue in Covent Garden, central London.
Royal Swedish Opera (Kungliga Operan) is Sweden's national stage for opera and ballet.
Ruggero Raimondi (born 3 October 1941) is an Italian bass-baritone opera singer who has also appeared in motion pictures.
Sesto Bruscantini (10 December 1919 – 4 May 2003) was an Italian baritone, one of the greatest buffo singers of the post-war era, especially renowned in Mozart and Rossini.
Sherrill Milnes (born January 10, 1935) is an American operatic baritone most famous for his Verdi roles.
Stiffelio is an opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi, from an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave.
Suor Angelica (Sister Angelica) is an opera in one act by Giacomo Puccini to an original Italian libretto by Giovacchino Forzano.
Sylvia Sass (born 12 July 1951) is a Hungarian operatic soprano who has sung leading roles both in her native country and internationally.
The Teatro dell'Opera di Roma (Rome Opera House) is an opera house in Rome, Italy.
Tito Gobbi (24 October 19135 March 1984) was an Italian operatic baritone with an international reputation.
Tullio Serafin (1 September 18782 February 1968) was an Italian conductor.
Umberto Menotti Maria Giordano (28 August 186712 November 1948) was an Italian composer, mainly of operas.
Un giorno di regno, ossia Il finto Stanislao (A One-Day Reign, or The Pretend Stanislaus, but often translated into English as King for a Day) is an operatic melodramma giocoso in two acts by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto written in 1818 by Felice Romani.
Venice (Venezia,; Venesia) is a city in northeastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto region.
Guillaume Tell (William Tell, Guglielmo Tell) is a French-language opera in four acts by Italian composer Gioachino Rossini to a libretto by Victor-Joseph Étienne de Jouy and L. F. Bis, based on Friedrich Schiller's play William Tell which drew on the William Tell legend.