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Operas: Learn About the Stories & Characters from Important Operas





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H.M.S. Pinafore While the H.M.S Pinafore is anchored at Portsmouth, Little Buttercup, a bumboat woman, tries to sell... 17
Pagliacci ... 17
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann) In a tavern, the poet Hoffmann tells of his three former lovers. First, he lusts after a mechanical... 16
Hansel and Gretel (Hänsel und Gretel ) After Hansel and Gretel's mother hits her children and breaks the last bottle of milk, she sends the... 14
Gianni Schicchi After Buoso Donati (an extremely wealthy man) dies, chaos ensues. His money-grubbing relatives, pre... 13
L'elisir d'amore (The Elixir of Love) Nemorino, a simple peasant, is in love with the beautiful and wealthy Adina. However, she agrees to... 12
Don Pasquale Don Pasquale is an elderly and wealthy bachelor who is desperate to marry. Meanwhile, his nephew an... 11
Il Trovatore (The Troubadour) ... 11
Macbeth Macbeth” is a story of temptation, ambition and seduction. At the start of the opera, Macbeth is ... 11
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
Otello After Otello returns back to Venice after a victorious battle over the Turks, he wants to marry his ... 10
Iolanthe After Iolanthe, a fairy, committed the capital offense of marrying a mortal she has been banished fr... 9
La Cenerentola (Cinderella) La Cenerentola tells the age-old tail of Cinderella with a few minor differences. Cenerentola is th... 8
Ruddigore In the town of Rederring, a corps of bridesmaids is lamenting the lack of marriages occurring. Whil... 8
A Midsummer Night's Dream A Midsummer Night's Dream tells the story of four lovers who each want someone who they can't have. ... 8
Dido and Aeneas In order to cure her unhappiness, Dido, queen of Carthage, marries the Trojan prince, Aeneas, who is... 7
Babes in Toyland Alan and his sister, Jane run away from their evil Uncle Barnaby and are introduced to a variety of ... 7
Falstaff Falstaff tells the story of a fat, dishonest knight, Sir John Falstaff, who constantly steals and ch... 6
Cavalleria Rusticana (Rustic Chivalry) Cavalleria Rusticana tells the story of Turiddu, a soldier who has a knack for engaging in relations... 6
Norma As the Romans occupy Gaul in the first century B.C., the high priest of the druidical temple, Norma,... 6