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Operas: Learn About the Stories & Characters from Important Operas

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Eugene Onegin Tatiana, a young woman who loves romance novels, falls in love with the friend of her sister's fianc... 3
Giulio Cesare After a great battle, Julius Caesar has followed his foe, Pompey, into Egypt. In an ill-thought att... 3
The Turn of the Screw Two children, Miles and Flora, are abandoned by their uncle and put in the charge of the Governess a... 3
Ariadne auf Naxos (Ariadne on Naxos) Set in the house of the wealthiest man in Vienna, preparations are being made for entertaining wealt... 3
Der Rosenkavalier (The Cavalier of the Rose) ... 3
Fidelio The setting is a Spanish state prison, a few miles from Seville, in the late 1700s. The opera tells... 3
I Capuleti e i Montecchi (The Capulets and the Montagues) ... 3
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
Billy Budd Billy Budd is proud to be a new sailor aboard the H.M.S. Indomitable. Nevertheless, Billy's strengt... 2
Patience A group of maidens are madly in love with Reginald Bunthorne, an aesthetic poet. He however only ha... 2
Idomeneo Idomeneo, the King of Crete, is returning to Greece after years away at the Trojan War. On his way ... 2
Manon Lescaut After the beautiful Manon Lescaut enters an Inn filled with students, The Chevalier Des Grieux insta... 2
Antigone The opera begins in the early morning following a battle in Thebes between the armies of the two son... 2
Brundibár Aninka and Pepíček are fatherless sister and brother with an ill mother. They decide to sing... 2
La fanciulla del West (The Girl of the Golden West) Minnie, the matron of the Polka saloon, is well-loved by the rough and unruly clientele. Trouble ens... 2
The Flying Dutchman (Der fliegende Holländer) The story comes from the legend of the Flying Dutchman, about a ship captain condemned to sail until... 2
Elektra After the Greek general Agamemnon returns from war, he is murdered by his wife Clytemnestra and her ... 2
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (The Mastersingers of Nuremberg) ... 2
L'incoronazione di Poppea (The Coronation of Poppea) The story revolves around the Empreror Nerone and his affair with the beautiful Poppea. Meanwhile, ... 2
The Yeomen of the Guard The operetta takes place in the Tower of London during the reign of King Henry VIII. At the start, t... 2