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Operas: Learn About the Stories & Characters from Important Operas





Search Results for Operas (page 1 of 17)


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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... 9
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