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The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.
Adam Plachetka (born 1985) is a Czech bass-baritone.
Adriana Lecouvreur is an opera in four acts by Francesco Cilea to an Italian libretto by Arturo Colautti, based on the 1849 play Adrienne Lecouvreur by Eugène Scribe and Ernest Legouvé.
Adrianne Pieczonka, OC (born March 2, 1963) is a Canadian soprano opera singer.
Aida is an opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni.
Alain Altinoglu (born 9 October 1975) is a French conductor of Armenian descent.
Alan Gilbert (born February 23, 1967) is an American conductor and violinist.
Aleksandrs Antoņenko (born in Riga June 26, 1975) is a Latvian tenor who specializes in dramatic repertoire.
Aleksandra Kurzak (born 7 August 1977 in Brzeg Dolny) is a Polish operatic soprano.
Alessandro Corbelli (born September 21, 1952) is an Italian baritone opera singer.
Alice Coote (born 10 May 1968) is a British lyricAllan Ulrich, San Francisco Chronicle, 1 April 2010 mezzo-soprano.
Amanda Majeski (October 20, 1984) is an American operatic soprano.
Ambrogio Maestri (born 1970) is an Italian operatic baritone.
AMC Theatres (originally an abbreviation for American Multi-Cinema, often referred to simply as AMC and known in some countries as AMC Cinemas) is an American movie theater chain owned and operated by Wanda Group.
Andreas Scholl (born 10 November 1967) is a German countertenor, a male classical singer in the alto vocal range, specialising in Baroque music.
Sir Andrew Frank Davis (born 2 February 1944) is an English conductor.
Andris Nelsons (born 18 November 1978) is a Latvian conductor.
Angela Gheorghiu (née Burlacu; born 7 September 1965) is a Romanian soprano.
Angela Meade (born 1977) is an American operatic soprano.
Anita Hartig (born 1983) is a Romanian operatic soprano.
Anita Rachvelishvili (born Tbilisi 1984) is a Georgian operatic mezzo-soprano.
Anna Bolena is a tragic opera (tragedia lirica) in two acts composed by Gaetano Donizetti.
Anna Yuryevna Netrebko (Анна Юрьевна Нетребко, born 18 September 1971) is a Russian operatic soprano.
Annette Dasch (born 24 March 1976 in Berlin) is a German soprano.
Anthony Dean Griffey (born February 12 in High Point, North Carolina) is an American opera tenor.
Armida is an opera in three acts by Gioachino Rossini to an Italian libretto (dramma per musica) by Giovanni Schmidt, based on scenes from Gerusalemme liberata by Torquato Tasso.
Audrey Elizabeth Luna (born in Salem, Oregon) is an American soprano who won a Grammy Award in 2014 for Best Opera Recording of Thomas Adès's opera The Tempest.
Željko Lučić (born 24 February 1968) is a Serbian operatic baritone who has had an active international career since 1993.
Barbara Frittoli (born 19 April 1967) is an Italian operatic soprano who has sung leading roles in opera houses throughout Europe and in the United States.
Bartlett B. Sher (born March 27, 1959) is an American theatre director.
Bertrand de Billy (born Paris, 11 January 1965) is a French conductor.
Bluebeard's Castle (A kékszakállú herceg vára; literally: The Blue-Bearded Duke's Castle) is a one-act opera by Hungarian composer Béla Bartók.
Boris Godunov (Борис Годунов, Borís Godunóv) is an opera by Modest Mussorgsky (1839–1881).
Brandon Jovanovich is an American operatic tenor whose repertoire encompasses Wagner, Puccini, Strauss, Britten, and from early Baroque to world premiere operas.
Bryan Hymel (born August 8, 1979) is an American operatic tenor who was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana and was a graduate of Jesuit High School and Loyola University New Orleans.
Sir Bryn Terfel Jones, (born 9 November 1965) is a Welsh bass-baritone opera and concert singer.
Carlo Rizzi (born 19 July 1960, Milan, Italy) is an Italian conductor.
Carmen is an opera in four acts by French composer Georges Bizet.
Cavalleria rusticana (Italian for "rustic chivalry") is an opera in one act by Pietro Mascagni to an Italian libretto by Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti and Guido Menasci, adapted from an 1880 and subsequent play by Giovanni Verga.
Cendrillon (Cinderella) is an opera—described as a "fairy tale"—in four acts by Jules Massenet to a French libretto by Henri Caïn based on Perrault's 1698 version of the Cinderella fairy tale.
Charles Castronovo (born June 19, 1975) is an American operatic tenor.
Charles-François Gounod (17 June 181817 or 18 October 1893) was a French composer, best known for his Ave Maria, based on a work by Bach, as well as his opera Faust.
Christine Goerke (born 1969) is an American dramatic soprano.
Christine Rice is a British operatic mezzo-soprano who has performed across Europe at venues including Covent Garden, the Bavarian State Opera, the Frankurt Opera, the Teatro Real and the English National Opera.
Christine Schäfer (born March 3, 1965) is a German soprano.
Christopher Maltman is a British operatic baritone.
Cinemark USA, Inc. is an American movie theatre chain owned by Cinemark Holdings, Inc. operating throughout the Americas and in Taiwan.
Cineplex Inc. (formerly known as Cineplex Galaxy Income Fund and Galaxy Entertainment Inc.) is a Canadian entertainment company headquartered in Toronto, Ontario.
Clapham is a district of south-west London lying mostly within the London Borough of Lambeth, but with some areas (most notably Clapham Common) extending into the neighbouring London Borough of Wandsworth.
(Thus Do They All, or The School for Lovers), K. 588, is an Italian-language opera buffa in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart first performed on 26 January 1790 at the Burgtheater in Vienna, Austria.
Daniele Gatti (born 6 November 1961) is an Italian conductor.
Danielle de Niese (born 11 April 1979) is an Australian-American lyric soprano.
Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold), WWV 86A, is the first of the four music dramas that constitute Richard Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen, or in English, 'The Ring of the Nibelung'.
David Daniels (born 12 March 1966) is an American countertenor.
Deborah Voigt (born August 4, 1960) is an American dramatic soprano who has sung roles in operas by Wagner and Richard Strauss.
Denyce Graves (born March 7, 1964) is an American operatic mezzo-soprano.
(The Knight of the Rose or The Rose-Bearer), Op.
Dialogues des Carmélites (Dialogues of the Carmelites) is a French opera in three acts, divided into twelve scenes with linking orchestral interludes, with music and libretto by Francis Poulenc, completed in 1956.
Diana Damrau is a German soprano opera singer.
("The Master-Singers of Nuremberg") is a music drama (or opera) in three acts, written and composed by Richard Wagner.
Die Walküre (The Valkyrie), WWV 86B, is an opera in three acts by Richard Wagner with a German libretto by the composer.
Dmitri Aleksandrovich Hvorostovsky (Дми́трий Алекса́ндрович Хворосто́вский, 16 October 1962 – 22 November 2017) was a Russian operatic baritone.
Doctor Atomic is an opera by the contemporary American composer John Adams, with libretto by Peter Sellars.
Dolora Zajick (pronounced ZAH jick) (born 24 March 1952) is an American mezzo-soprano opera singer who specializes in the Verdian repertoire.
Don Carlos is a five-act grand opera composed by Giuseppe Verdi to a French-language libretto by Joseph Méry and Camille du Locle, based on the dramatic play Don Carlos, Infant von Spanien (Don Carlos, Infante of Spain) by Friedrich Schiller.
Don Giovanni (K. 527; complete title: Il dissoluto punito, ossia il Don Giovanni, literally The Rake Punished, namely Don Giovanni or The Libertine Punished) is an opera in two acts with music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Italian libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte.
Don Pasquale is an opera buffa, or comic opera, in three acts by Gaetano Donizetti with an Italian libretto completed largely by Giovanni Ruffini as well as the composer.
Donald Cameron Runnicles, OBE (born 16 November 1954, Edinburgh, Scotland) is a Scottish conductor.
Dwayne Croft is an American baritone who has sung in more than 500 performances in 38 roles at the Metropolitan Opera.
Edo de Waart (born 1 June 1941, Amsterdam) is a Dutch conductor.
Elīna Garanča (born 16 September 1976) is a Latvian mezzo-soprano.
Elektra, Op. 58, is a one-act opera by Richard Strauss, to a German-language libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal, which he adapted from his 1903 drama Elektra.
Emmanuel Villaume (born 1964 in Strasbourg, France) is a French orchestra conductor.
An Emmy Award, or simply Emmy, is an American award that recognizes excellence in the television industry, and is the equivalent of an Academy Award (for film), the Tony Award (for theater), and the Grammy Award (for music).
Eric Cutler is an American tenor notable for his performances of bel canto repertoire and Mozart operas in particular.
Eric Owens (born July 11, 1970) is an American operatic bass-baritone.
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.
Esa-Pekka Salonen (born 30 June 1958) is a Finnish orchestral conductor and composer.
Eugene Onegin (italic, Yevgény Onégin), Op.
Eva-Maria Westbroek (born 26 April 1970) is a Dutch soprano opera singer.
Evelino Pidò is an Italian conductor.
Fabio Luisi (born 17 January 1959) is an Italian conductor.
(born 1958 in Heilbronn, Germany) is an operatic bass-baritone, particularly prominent in the Wagnerian repertoire.
Falstaff is a comic opera in three acts by the Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi.
Faust is a grand opera in five acts by Charles Gounod to a French libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré from Carré's play Faust et Marguerite, in turn loosely based on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Faust, Part One.
Dame Felicity Joan Palmer, DBE (born 6 April 1944), is an English mezzo-soprano and music professor.
Ferruccio Furlanetto (born 16 May 1949 in Sacile, Italy) is an Italian bass.
Francesca da Rimini, Op. 4, is an opera in four acts, composed by Riccardo Zandonai, with libretto by Tito Ricordi, (1865–1933), after the play Francesca da Rimini by Gabriele d'Annunzio.
(Twilight of the Gods), WWV 86D, is the last in Richard Wagner's cycle of four music dramas titled Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung, or The Ring for short).
George Gagnidze (გიორგი გაგნიძე) is a Georgian operatic baritone specializing in the Italian dramatic repertoire.
Gerald Hunter Finley, (born January 30, 1960) is a Canadian baritone opera singer.
Gianandrea Noseda (born 23 April 1964) is an Italian conductor.
Gianni Schicchi is a comic opera in one act by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Giovacchino Forzano, composed in 1917–18.
Giulio Cesare in Egitto (Italian for "Julius Caesar in Egypt", HWV 17), commonly known as Giulio Cesare, is a dramma per musica (opera seria) in three acts composed for the Royal Academy of Music by George Frideric Handel in 1724.
Giuseppe Filianoti (born 11 January 1974) is an Italian lyric tenor from Reggio Calabria.
Great Performances, a television series devoted to the performing arts, has been telecast on Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) public television since 1972.
Greer Grimsley (born May 30, 1956) is an American bass-baritone who has had an active international opera career for the last three decades.
Hamlet is a grand opera in five acts of 1868 by the French composer Ambroise Thomas, with a libretto by Michel Carré and Jules Barbier based on a French adaptation by Alexandre Dumas, père, and Paul Meurice of William Shakespeare's play Hamlet.
Hansel and Gretel (German) is an opera by nineteenth-century composer Engelbert Humperdinck, who described it as a (fairy-tale opera).
Harry Bicket (born 1961) is a British conductor, harpsichordist and organist.
Hibla Gerzmava (Хи́бла Лева́рсовна Герзма́ва Хьыбла Леуарса-иҧа Герзмаа), (born January 6, 1970), is an Abkhazian-Russian operatic soprano who currently resides in Moscow.
High-definition television (HDTV) is a television system providing an image resolution that is of substantially higher resolution than that of standard-definition television, either analog or digital.
High-definition video is video of higher resolution and quality than standard-definition.
(The Puritans) is an opera in by Vincenzo Bellini.
(Italian for Idomeneus, King of Crete, or, Ilia and Idamante; usually referred to simply as Idomeneo, K. 366) is an Italian language opera seria by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
Iestyn Davies, (born 16 September 1979) is a British classical countertenor.
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.
Il trittico (The Triptych) is the title of a collection of three one-act operas, Il tabarro, Suor Angelica, and Gianni Schicchi, by Giacomo Puccini.
(Italian for "The Troubadour") is an opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto largely written by Salvadore Cammarano, based on the play El trovador (1836) by Antonio García Gutiérrez.
Ildar Amirovich Abdrazakov (Ильда́р Ами́рович Абдраза́ков; Абдразаҡов Илдар Әмир улы, Abdrazaqov İldar Ämir ulı; born 26 September 1976) is a Russian bass opera singer.
Ildebrando D'Arcangelo (born 14 December 1969) is an Italian bass-baritone opera singer.
Iolanta, Op. 69, (Иоланта) is a lyric opera in one act by Pyotr Tchaikovsky.
Iphigénie en Tauride (Iphigenia in Tauris) is a 1779 opera by Christoph Willibald Gluck in four acts.
The iPod is a line of portable media players and multi-purpose pocket computers designed and marketed by Apple Inc. The first version was released on October 23, 2001, about months after the Macintosh version of iTunes was released.
Isabel Leonard (born February 18, 1982) is an American mezzo-soprano opera singer.
Jack O'Brien (born June 18, 1939) is an American director, producer, writer and lyricist.
James Lawrence Levine (born June 23, 1943) is an American conductor and pianist.
James Maddalena (born 1954) is an American baritone who is chiefly associated with contemporary American opera.
James Peppler Morris (born 10 January 1947)Goodwin, Noël (1992).
Jamie Barton (born October 17, 1981) is an American mezzo-soprano.
Javier Camarena (born March 26, 1976) is a Mexican operatic tenor.
Jay Hunter Morris (born July 3, 1963) is an American operatic tenor.
Jesús López Cobos (25 February 1940 – 2 March 2018) was a Spanish conductor.
Johan Botha (19 August 1965 – 8 September 2016) was a South African operatic tenor.
Johan Reuter (born 1969 in Copenhagen) is a Danish baritone and opera singer.
John Coolidge Adams (born February 15, 1947) is an American composer of classical music and opera, with strong roots in minimalism.
John Osborn (born May 16, 1972) is an American operatic tenor.
John Relyea (born 1972 in Toronto) is a Canadian bass-baritone opera singer and winner of the 2003 Richard Tucker Award.
Sir John Rowland Tomlinson, CBE (born 22 September 1946) is an English bass.
Jonas Kaufmann (born 10 July 1969) is a German operatic tenor.
Joseph Calleja, (born 22 January 1978 in Attard), is a Maltese tenor.
Joseph Colaneri is an American conductor.
Joseph Kaiser is a Canadian operatic tenor.
Joyce DiDonato (née Flaherty; born February 13, 1969) is an American operatic lyric-coloratura mezzo-soprano notable for her interpretations of the works of Handel, Mozart, and Rossini.
Juan Diego Flórez (born January 13, 1973) is a Peruvian operatic tenor, particularly known for his roles in bel canto operas.
Joan Pons Álvarez (Ciutadella, Spain, 8 August 1946), is a Spanish operatic baritone, known internationally as Juan Pons.
Julie Taymor (born December 15, 1952) is an American director of theater, opera and film.
Karel Mark Chichon OBE (born 1971, London) is a British-Gibraltarian orchestra conductor.
Karen Cargill is a Scottish operatic mezzo-soprano singer.
Karita Marjatta Mattila (pronounced) (born 5 September 1960) is a Finnish operatic soprano.
Katarina Dalayman (born January 25, 1963 in Stockholm) is a Swedish former soprano that has transitioned into a mezzosoprano.
Kate Lindsey (born Richmond, Virginia) is a mezzo-soprano opera singer from the United States.
Kathleen Kim is a Korean-American operatic coloratura soprano.
Kelli Christine O'Hara (born April 16, 1976) is an American actress and singer.
Kristīne Opolais (born 12 November 1979) is a Latvian operatic soprano.
Kristinn Sigmundsson (born 1 March 1951) is an Icelandic operatic bass.
L'Amour de loin (Love from Afar) is an opera in five acts with music by Kaija Saariaho and a French-language libretto by Amin Maalouf.
L'elisir d'amore (The Elixir of Love) is a comic opera (melodramma giocoso) in two acts by the Italian composer Gaetano Donizetti.
La bohème is an opera in four acts,Puccini called the divisions quadro, a tableau or "image", rather than atto (act).
(Cinderella, or Goodness Triumphant) is an operatic dramma giocoso in two acts by Gioachino Rossini.
La clemenza di Tito (English: The Clemency of Titus), K. 621, is an opera seria in two acts composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to an Italian libretto by Caterino Mazzolà, after Metastasio.
La damnation de Faust (English: The Damnation of Faust), Op.
La donna del lago (The Lady of the Lake) is an opera composed by Gioachino Rossini with a libretto by Andrea Leone Tottola (whose verses are described as "limpid" by one critic) based on the French translationOsborne, Charles 1994, p. 94 of The Lady of the Lake, a narrative poem written in 1810 by Sir Walter Scott, whose work continued to popularize the image of the romantic highlands.
La fanciulla del West (The Girl of the West) is an opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by and, based on the play The Girl of the Golden West by the American author David Belasco.
(The Daughter of the Regiment) is an opéra comique in two acts by Gaetano Donizetti, set to a French libretto by Jules-Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges and Jean-François Bayard.
La rondine (The Swallow) is a comic opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Giuseppe Adami, based on a libretto by Alfred Maria Willner and.
La sonnambula (The Sleepwalker) is an opera semiseria in two acts, with music in the bel canto tradition by Vincenzo Bellini set to an Italian libretto by Felice Romani, based on a scenario for a ballet-pantomime written by Eugène Scribe and choreographed by Jean-Pierre Aumer called La somnambule, ou L'arrivée d'un nouveau seigneur.
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.
Laurent Naouri, Chevalier L.H. (born May 23, 1964) is a French bass-baritone.
Lawrence Brownlee (born 1972) is an American operatic tenor particularly associated with the bel canto repertoire.
Le comte Ory is a comic opera written by Gioachino Rossini in 1828.
Les pêcheurs de perles (The Pearl Fishers) is an opera in three acts by the French composer Georges Bizet, to a libretto by Eugène Cormon and Michel Carré.
Les Troyens (in English: The Trojans) is a French grand opera in five acts by Hector Berlioz.
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is a complex of buildings in the Lincoln Square neighborhood of the borough of Manhattan in New York City.
Lisette Oropesa (born September 29, 1983) is an American operatic soprano.
Liudmyla Viktorivna Monastyrska (Людмила Вікторівна Монастирська) is a Ukrainian spinto soprano.
Lothar Koenigs (born 1965 in Aachen, Germany) is a German conductor.
Louis Langrée (born 11 January 1961 in Mulhouse) is a French conductor.
Luca Pisaroni (born 1975) is an Italian operatic bass-baritone, known for his roles in Mozart's operas, but who has steadily expanded his repertoire into the Baroque as well as moving beyond into Rossini.
Lucia di Lammermoor is a dramma tragico (tragic opera) in three acts by Gaetano Donizetti.
Ludovic Tézier (born 1968 in Marseille) is a French operatic baritone.
Luisa Miller is an opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Salvadore Cammarano, based on the play Kabale und Liebe (Intrigue and Love) by the German dramatist Friedrich von Schiller.
Lulu (composed from 1929–1935, premièred incomplete in 1937 and complete in 1979) is an opera in three acts by Alban Berg.
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.
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) is an opera in three acts (originally two) by Giacomo Puccini, with an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa.
Malin Byström (born 1973) is a Swedish lyric soprano who has sung leading roles at many of the world's leading opera houses.
Manon is an opéra comique in five acts by Jules Massenet to a French libretto by Henri Meilhac and Philippe Gille, based on the 1731 novel L’histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut by the Abbé Prévost.
Manon Lescaut (L'Histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut) is a novel by French author Abbé Prévost.
Manon Lescaut is an opera in four acts by Giacomo Puccini, composed between 1890 and 1893.
Marcello Giordani (birth name Marcello Guagliardo; born 25 January 1963) is an Italian operatic tenor who has sung leading roles in opera houses throughout Europe and the United States.
Marcelo Raúl Álvarez, (born February 27, 1962 in Córdoba, Argentina), is an Argentine lyric tenor who achieved international success starting in the mid-1990s.
Maria Agasovna Guleghina (Mapия Aгacoвнa Гулeгинa, Марія Агасівна Гулегіна, Մարիա Գուլեգինա, née Meytardjan (Мейтарджян); born August 9, 1959) is a soprano opera singer born in Odessa (USSR, now in Ukraine), particularly associated with the Italian repertory.
Maria Stuarda (Mary Stuart) is a tragic opera (tragedia lirica), in two acts, by Gaetano Donizetti, to a libretto by Giuseppe Bardari, based on Andrea Maffei's translation of Friedrich Schiller's 1800 play Maria Stuart.
Marina Poplavskaya (Марина Поплавская; born 1977) is a Russian operatic soprano.
Marina Rebeka (born 1980) is a Latvian opera, song and concert soprano.
Mariusz Kwiecień (born 4 November 1972) is a Polish operatic baritone who has sung leading roles in the major opera houses of Europe and North America.
Mark Delavan is an American operatic bass-baritone.
Sir Mark Philip Elder, CH, CBE (born 2 June 1947) is a British conductor.
Markus Werba (born 14 November 1973) is an Austrian baritone opera singer.
Marlis Petersen (born 1968) is a German coloratura soprano in the opera.
Marnie is an English novel first published in 1961 which was written by Winston Graham.
Massimo Giordano (born 19 February 1971) is an Italian-born operatic tenor who is known for his bel canto repertoire.
Matthew Polenzani (born 1968) is an American lyric tenor.
Matthew Rose (born 4 May 1978 in Seaford, near Brighton, UK) is an English operatic bass.
Matti Salminen (born 7 July 1945, in Turku) is a Finnish operatic bass singer, who has sung at the most important opera houses of the world, including the Metropolitan and Bayreuth Festival.
Maurizio Benini is an Italian conductor and composer.
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.
Michael Fabiano (born 8 May 1984) is an American operatic tenor.
Michael Schade (born January 23, 1965) is a Canadian operatic tenor, who was born in Geneva and raised in Germany and Canada.
Michelle DeYoung (born 1968, Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States) is an American classical vocalist who has an active international career performing in operas and concerts.
Mikhail Petrenko is a Canadian cinematographer (DOP).
Mikhail Petrenko (born December 29, 1975 in St. Petersburg, Russia) is an opera singer who sings bass.
A movie theater/theatre (American English), cinema (British English) or cinema hall (Indian English) is a building that contains an auditorium for viewing films (also called movies) for entertainment.
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.
Nadine Sierra (born May 14, 1988) is an American soprano.
Nadja Michael (born 1969) is a German opera singer with an active international career singing leading soprano roles.
Natalie Dessay (born Nathalie Dessaix, 19 April 1965, in Lyon) is a French opera singer who had a highly acclaimed career as a coloratura soprano before leaving the opera stage on 15 October 2013.
Nathan T. Gunn (born November 26, 1970, in South Bend, Indiana) is an American operatic baritone who performs regularly around the world.
National Amusements, Inc. is an American privately owned theater company and mass media holding company based in Dedham, Massachusetts and incorporated in Maryland.
National CineMedia (NCM) is an American cinema advertising company.
Nicola Luisotti (born 26 November 1961, Viareggio, Italy) is an Italian conductor.
Nina Maria Stemme (born Nina Maria Thöldte on May 11, 1963) is a Swedish dramatic soprano opera singer.
Nixon in China is an opera in three acts by John Adams, with a libretto by Alice Goodman.
Norma is a tragedia lirica or opera in two acts by Vincenzo Bellini with libretto by Felice Romani after Norma, ou L'infanticide (Norma, or The Infanticide) by Alexandre Soumet.
Oksana Dyka (also spelled Oksana Dika, born 1978 in Zhytomyr) is a Ukrainian operatic soprano.
Olga Vladimirovna Borodina (born 29 July 1963, in Leningrad) as RussiaProfile.org is a leading mezzo-soprano, known for her roles in Russian operas at her home company, the Mariinsky Theatre, and for her international performing and recording career in a varied repertoire.
Olga Mykytenko (Ukrainian Ольга Микитенко) (24 June 1974) is a Ukrainian soprano opera singer.
Opera America, officially OPERA America, is a service organization promoting the creation, presentation, and enjoyment of opera in the US.
Opera News is an American classical music magazine.
(French:; English: Orpheus and Eurydice) is an opera composed by Christoph Willibald Gluck, based on the myth of Orpheus and set to a libretto by Ranieri de' Calzabigi.
Otello is an opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Arrigo Boito, based on Shakespeare's play Othello.
Pablo Heras-Casado (born 21 November 1977, Granada, Spain) is a Spanish conductor.
Pagliacci (literal translation, Clowns)The title is sometimes incorrectly rendered in English with a definite article as I pagliacci.
Paolo Carignani (born 1961) is an Italian conductor.
Parsifal (WWV 111) is an opera in three acts by German composer Richard Wagner.
Patricia Lynn Racette (born 1965) is an American operatic soprano.
Patrick Summers (born August 14, 1963) is an American conductor best known for his work as Artistic and Music Director of Houston Grand Opera and as Principal Guest Conductor of San Francisco Opera.
Paul Appleby (born June 29, 1983) is an American operatic tenor.
Paul Groves (born November 24, 1964 in Lake Charles, Louisiana) is an American operatic tenor.
Paulo Szot is a Brazilian operatic baritone singer and actor.
The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.
Peter Conrad (born 1948) is an Australian-born academic specialising in English literature, currently teaching at Christ Church at the University of Oxford.
Peter Gelb (born 1953) is an American arts administrator.
Peter Grimes is an opera by Benjamin Britten, with a libretto adapted by Montagu Slater from the narrative poem, "Peter Grimes," in George Crabbe's book The Borough.
Peter Mattei (born 3 June 1965) is a Swedish operatic baritone, particularly known for his performances in Mozart's baritone roles.
Philip Gordon Langridge CBE (16 December 1939 – 5 March 2010) was an English tenor, considered to be among the foremost exponents of English opera and oratorio.
Philippe Jordan (born 18 October 1974) is a Swiss conductor.
Piotr Beczała (born December 28, 1966) is a Polish operatic tenor.
José Plácido Domingo Embil, (born 21 January 1941), known as Plácido Domingo, is a Spanish tenor, conductor and arts administrator.
Pretty Yende, OIS (born 6 March 1985) is a South African operatic soprano.
Prince Igor (Князь Игорь, Knyaz' Igor') is an opera in four acts with a prologue, written and composed by Alexander Borodin.
Ramón Vargas (born 11 September 1960) is a Mexican operatic tenor.
Regal Entertainment Group (REG) is an American movie theater chain headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee.
René Pape (born 4 September 1964) is a German operatic bass.
Renée Lynn Fleming (born February 14, 1959) is an American opera singer and soprano.
Riccardo Frizza (born 1971) is an Italian conductor, particularly known for his work in the Italian operatic repertoire.
Richard Croft is an American opera singer who is often characterized as a lyric tenor or "Mozart tenor." Richard Croft debuted in the United States (including at the Metropolitan Opera, the Houston Grand Opera, the Washington Opera and Dallas), by singing the major roles of Mozart and Rossini, before being invited on the leading international stages (Salzburg Festival, Paris Opera, Staatsoper Berlin, Zurich Opera, Glyndebourne Festival, Theater an der Wien among others).
Rigoletto is an opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi.
Robert Carsen O.C. (born 23 June 1954) is a Canadian opera director.
Robert Dean Smith (born 2 May 1956 in Kansas) is an American operatic tenor.
Roberto Alagna (born 7 June 1963) is a French tenor.
Roberto Devereux (or Roberto Devereux, ossia Il conte di Essex) is a tragedia lirica, or tragic opera, by Gaetano Donizetti.
Robin Ticciati (born 16 April 1983 in London) is a British conductor of Italian ancestry.
Rodney Gilfry is a leading American opera baritone.
Rodelinda, regina de' Longobardi (HWV 19) is an opera seria in three acts composed for the first Royal Academy of Music by George Frideric Handel.
Roméo et Juliette (Romeo and Juliet) is an opera in five acts by Charles Gounod to a French libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré, based on Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare.
Rusalka, Op. 114, is an opera ('lyric fairy tale') by Antonín Dvořák.
Russell Braun (born 19 July 1965) is a Canadian operatic lyric baritone, Juno Award winner.
Sally Helanna Matthews (born July 1975) is a British soprano opera singer.
Salome, Op. 54, is an opera in one act by Richard Strauss to a German libretto by the composer, based on Hedwig Lachmann's German translation of the French play Salomé by Oscar Wilde.
Salvatore Licitra (10 August 1968 – 5 September 2011) was an Italian operatic tenor.
Samson and Delilah (Samson et Dalila), Op.
Samuel Edward Ramey (born March 28, 1942, Colby, Kansas) is an American operatic bass-baritone and bass.
Satyagraha (Sanskrit सत्याग्रह, satyāgraha "insistence on truth") is a 1979 opera in three acts for orchestra, chorus and soloists, composed by Philip Glass, with a libretto by Glass and Constance DeJong.
Sebastian Weigle (born 1961 in Berlin) is a German horn player and conductor.
Semiramide is an opera in two acts by Gioachino Rossini.
Semyon Mayevich Bychkov (Семён Маевич Бычков,; born November 30, 1952) is a Soviet-born conductor.
Siegfried, WWV 86C, is the third of the four music dramas that constitute Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung), by Richard Wagner.
Simon Boccanegra is an opera with a prologue and three acts by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave, based on the play Simón Bocanegra (1843) by Antonio García Gutiérrez, whose play El trovador had been the basis for Verdi's 1853 opera, Il trovatore.
Sir Simon Keenlyside CBE (born 3 August 1959) is a British baritone who has had an active international career performing in operas and concerts since the mid-1980s.
Simulcast, a portmanteau of simultaneous broadcast, is the broadcasting of programs or events across more than one medium, or more than one service on the same medium, at exactly the same time (that is, simultaneously).
Sirius Satellite Radio was a satellite radio (SDARS) and online radio service operating in North America, owned by Sirius XM Holdings.
Sondra Radvanovsky (born April 11, 1969) is an American soprano.
Sonya Yoncheva (Соня Йончева; born 25 December 1981) is a Bulgarian operatic soprano.
Stephanie Blythe (born 1970) is an American mezzo-soprano who has had an active international career in operas and concerts since the early 1990s.
Stuart Skelton (born 1968 in Sydney) is an Australian operatic heldentenor.
Suor Angelica (Sister Angelica) is an opera in one act by Giacomo Puccini to an original Italian libretto by Giovacchino Forzano.
Susan Graham (born July 23, 1960, Roswell, New Mexico) is an American mezzo-soprano.
Susanna Ulla Marjukka Mälkki (born 13 March 1969, Helsinki) is a Finnish conductor and cellist.
Susanna Phillips (Huntington) is an American singer who has sung leading lyric soprano roles at leading American and international opera houses.
Tan Dun (born 18 August 1957) is a Chinese contemporary classical composer and conductor, most widely known for his scores for the movies Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Hero, as well as composing music for the medal ceremonies at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Tannhäuser (full title Tannhäuser und der Sängerkrieg auf Wartburg, "Tannhäuser and the Minnesingers' Contest at Wartburg") is an 1845 opera in three acts, music and text by Richard Wagner, based on two German legends; Tannhäuser, the legendary medieval German Minnesänger and poet, and the tale of the Wartburg Song Contest.
Thaïs is an opera, a comédie lyrique in three acts and seven tableaux, by Jules Massenet to a French libretto by Louis Gallet, based on the novel Thaïs by Anatole France.
The Barber of Seville, or The Useless Precaution (Il barbiere di Siviglia, ossia L'inutile precauzione) is an opera buffa in two acts by Gioachino Rossini with an Italian libretto by Cesare Sterbini.
The Death of Klinghoffer (1991) is an American opera, with music by John Adams to an English-language libretto by Alice Goodman.
The Enchanted Island is a pasticcio (pastiche) of music by various baroque composers, including George Frideric Handel, Antonio Vivaldi, and Jean-Philippe Rameau, devised and written by Jeremy Sams after The Tempest and A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare.
The Exterminating Angel is an English-language opera in three acts, with music by Thomas Adès, and libretto by Tom Cairns in collaboration with Adès.
The First Emperor is an opera in two acts with music by Tan Dun and a libretto written in English by Tan Dun and Ha Jin.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Magic Flute (German), K. 620, is an opera in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to a German libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder.
The Marriage of Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro), K. 492, is an opera buffa (comic opera) in four acts composed in 1786 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, with an Italian libretto written by Lorenzo Da Ponte.
The Merry Widow (Die lustige Witwe) is an operetta by the Austro-Hungarian composer Franz Lehár.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Nose, Op. 15, (translitThe title in Russian (Нос, Nos) is the reverse of the Russian word for "dream" (Son).), is Dmitri Shostakovich's first opera, a satirical work completed in 1928 based on Nikolai Gogol's story of the same name (1836).
The Tales of Hoffmann (French) is an by Jacques Offenbach.
The Tempest is an opera by English composer Thomas Adès with a libretto in English by Meredith Oakes based on the play The Tempest by William Shakespeare.
Thomas Adès CBE (born 1 March 1971) is a British composer, pianist and conductor.
Sir Thomas Boaz Allen (born 10 September 1944) is an English operatic baritone.
Thomas Walter Hampson (born June 28, 1955) is an American lyric baritone, a classical singer who has appeared world-wide in major opera houses and concert halls and made over 170 musical recordings.
Times Square is a major commercial intersection, tourist destination, entertainment center and neighborhood in the Midtown Manhattan section of New York City at the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue.
Tom Service (born 8 March 1976) is a British writer, music journalist and television and radio presenter, who has written regularly for The Guardian since 1999 and presented on BBC Radio 3 since 2001.
Tosca is an opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa.
Tristan und Isolde (Tristan and Isolde, or Tristan and Isolda, or Tristran and Ysolt) is an opera, or music drama, in three acts by Richard Wagner to a German libretto by the composer, based largely on the 12th-century romance Tristan by Gottfried von Strassburg.
Turandot (see below) is an opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini, completed by Franco Alfano, and set to a libretto in Italian by Giuseppe Adami and Renato Simoni.
Un ballo in maschera (A Masked Ball) is an 1859 opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi.
The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a public research university with campuses in Vancouver and Kelowna, British Columbia.
Valery Abisalovich Gergiev, PAR (Валерий Абисалович Гергиев;; Гергиты Абисалы фырт Валери, Gergity Abisaly Fyrt Valeri; born 2 May 1953) is a Russian conductor and opera company director of Ossetian origin.
Violeta Urmana (born 1961) is Lithuanian opera singer who has sung leading mezzo-soprano and soprano roles in the opera houses of Europe and North America.
Vittorio Grigolo (correctly Vittorio Grigòlo, born February 19, 1977) is an Italian operatic tenor.
Vladimir Mikhailovich Jurowski (born 4 April 1972, Moscow, Russia) is a Russian conductor.
Waltraud Meier (born 9 January 1956 in Würzburg) is a Grammy Award–winning German dramatic soprano and mezzo-soprano singer.
Werther is an opera (drame lyrique) in four acts by Jules Massenet to a French libretto by Édouard Blau, Paul Milliet and Georges Hartmann (who used the pseudonym Henri Grémont).
William Lincoln Christie (born December 19, 1944) is an American-born French conductor and harpsichordist.
WQXR-FM (105.9 FM) is an American classical radio station licensed to Newark, New Jersey, and serving the New York metropolitan area.
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, CC (born Yannick Séguin;David Patrick Stearns, "Nezet-Seguin signs Philadelphia Orchestra contract". The Philadelphia Inquirer, 19 June 2010. 6 March 1975) is a Canadian conductor and pianist.
Ying Huang is a Chinese operatic soprano.
Yonghoon Lee (born 1973) is a South Korean operatic tenor.