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Operas: Learn About the Stories & Characters from Important Operas





Search Results for Operas (page 6 of 17)


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Feast in Time of Plague Set in 1665 London during the Black Plague, the opera revolves around a banquet in which revelries c... 0
Die Feen (The Fairies) Die Feen is Wagner's first opera with a libretto based on a fairy-tale by Gozzi.... 0
Fidelio The setting is a Spanish state prison, a few miles from Seville, in the late 1700s. The opera tells... 3
The Fiery Angel (Prokofiev) Renata is a tortured soul possessed by a ‘fiery angel’ whom she loves. She later identifies the... 0
La fille du régiment The opera concerns a young woman, Marie, who after being found on a battle-field as a baby is adopte... 1
La Finta giardiniera, (The Pretended Garden-Girl) La Finta Giardiniera tells the story of Count Belfiore and Violante, who were lovers until Belfiore ... 0
Die Fledermaus (The Bat) After committing a petty crime, The Baron von Eisenstein is due to start his eight-day jail term. Ev... 18
Le Flibustier The action takes place in Saint-Malo, at the end of the 17th century, in the dwelling of Legoëz, wh... 1
Florencia en el Amazonas (Florencia in the Amazon) The opera details the journey of the legendary diva Florencia Grimaldi and her fellow passengers on ... 0
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
La forza del destino After Don Alvaro, a nobleman from South America, settles in Seville he falls in love with the daught... 0
Four Saints in Three Acts The opera focuses on two sixteenth century Spanish saints — Ignatius of Loyola and Teresa of Avila... 0
Francesca di Foix The jealous Count hides away his wife, Francesca, in order to keep her away from the lustful eyes of... 0
Der Freischütz (The Freeshooter) The young ranger Max loves Agatha and is to become the successor to Kuno, the head ranger and Agatha... 0
Gabriella di Vergy Gabriella has been forced to marry Fayel after her childhood love Raoul is presumed to be dead. In f... 0
Galileo Galilei Drawing from letters of Galileo and his family, and various other documents, the story concerns Gali... 0
Gawain Morgan le Fay, Arthur's wicked half-sister, uses her magic to stir up trouble. She has The Green Kn... 0
La gazza ladra (The Thieving Magpie) La gazza ladra is the story of a young girl who is tried and sentenced to death for stealing a silve... 0
Götterdämmerung Brünnhilde sends her lover, Siegfried, off to explore the world keeping only the magic ring he has ... 0
Gemma di Vergy The Count of Vergy has his marriage to the barren Gemma annulled. At the Count’s second waiting, ... 0