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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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Apollo et Hyacinthus The opera tells the story of the myth that Hyacinth died accidentally due to a discus thrown by Apol... 1
Capriccio In 18th century Paris, Countess Madeleine loves both music and poetry. And soon she finds herself wo... 1
Adriana Lecouvreur The action takes place in the year 1730 in Paris. Adriana Lecouvreur, an actress at the Comédie-Fr... 1
Akhnaten The opera explores the rise and fall of the “heretic” Pharaoh, Akhnaten. Akhnaten’s short-live... 1
Alcina The sorceress Alcina lures heroes to her enchanted island and changes them into rocks, streams, tree... 1
Ascanio in Alba The goddess Venus has had a son by Aeneas. Her son, Ascanio, has been betrothed to Sylvia, a girl h... 1
La belle Hélène (The Beautiful Helen) Taking place in ancient Greece, the story concerns the abduction of the beautiful Helen by Paris, th... 1
Curlew River Curlew River is based on the Japanese noh play Sumidagawa (Sumida River) of Juro Motomasa (1395–14... 1
Doctor Atomic Against a backdrop of desert solitude and scorched landscapes, a new millennium in human history is ... 1
Don Carlos Don Carlos, the Infante of Spain, witnesses the love of his life, Elisabeth, princess of France, sto... 1
Le Flibustier The action takes place in Saint-Malo, at the end of the 17th century, in the dwelling of Legoëz, wh... 1
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
Gilgamesh Based on the Sumerian Epic of Gilgamesh, the opera takes place in the beginning of Mankind at the ti... 1
L'italiana in Algeri (The Italian in Algiers) ... 1
The Little Prince ... 1
Lohengrin When King Heinrich of Saxony arrives at Brabant castle, Telramund and his wife, the pagan princess O... 1
The Love for Three Oranges ... 1
Lucrezia Borgia ... 1
The Maid of Orleans ... 1
Margaret Garner ... 1