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Operas: Learn About the Stories & Characters from Important Operas





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Abu Hassan Deeply in debt to Omar, a moneylender, Abu Hassan and his wife come up with a scheme to fake their d... 0
Acis and Galatea The nymph Galatea and the shepherd Acis are in love. The shepherd, Damon, advises them both. Meanwhi... 0
Adelia The opera concerns the question of whether the beautiful Adelia has kept her virginity. In fact, sh... 0
Adelson e Salvini A three act opera about a young painter, Salvini, who falls in love with the fiancé of the wealthy ... 1
Adriana Lecouvreur The action takes place in the year 1730 in Paris. Adriana Lecouvreur, an actress at the Comédie-Fr... 1
L'Africaine (The African Woman) The opera is set in Lisbon and on an island in the Indian Ocean during the 16th century. Vasco da G... 1
After the Ball After the Ball tells the story of the twenty-one-year-old Lady Windermere who wrongly thinks her hus... 0
Agrippina Upon hearing the news that her husband, the Emperor Claudius, has died during a storm at sea, Agripp... 0
Akhnaten The opera explores the rise and fall of the “heretic” Pharaoh, Akhnaten. Akhnaten’s short-live... 1
Albert Herring Lady Billows is organizing the annual May Day festival and desperate to find girls for the coveted p... 1
Alceste (Italian version) Admetus is about to die, to the distress of the people of Thessaly and of his loving wife, Alcestis,... 0
Alcina The sorceress Alcina lures heroes to her enchanted island and changes them into rocks, streams, tree... 1
Alina, regina di Golconda A young shepherd girl, Alina, is kidnapped by pirates and taken to the kingdom of Golconda. She soon... 0
Amahl and the Night Visitors Amahl and the Night Visitors is the story of a young, crippled boy, Amahl, and the miracle that cure... 10
Amelia Al ballo (Amelia Goes to the Ball) Amelia wants to go to the ball and seemingly nothing will stop her. Even when her husband discovers... 2
Andrea Chénier Andrea Chenier tells the story of two commoner men who love the same aristocratic girl, Maddalena, d... 1
Angelo The setting is in Padua in 1549. Tisbe, who loves Rodolfo, is Angelo's mistress. Angelo discovers t... 0
Anna Bolena In 16th century England, King Enrico VIII has fallen in love with his queen, Anna's, lady-in-waiting... 4
Antigone The opera begins in the early morning following a battle in Thebes between the armies of the two son... 2
Apollo et Hyacinthus The opera tells the story of the myth that Hyacinth died accidentally due to a discus thrown by Apol... 1