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Operas: Learn About the Stories & Characters from Important Operas





Search Results for Operas (page 7 of 17)


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Genoveva After the Christian knight, Siegfried, answers the Bishop of Trier’s call to join the crusade agai... 0
Gianni di Calais Gianni di Calais is a melodramma semiserio, a "semi-serious" opera in three acts by Gaetano Donizett... 0
Gianni di Parigi ''Gianni di Parigi'' is really the Dauphin of France who has taken the identity of a wealthy burgher... 0
Gianni Schicchi After Buoso Donati (an extremely wealthy man) dies, chaos ensues. His money-grubbing relatives, pre... 13
Giasone A comedic opera in three acts loosely based on the story of Jason and the golden flace.... 0
Gilgamesh Based on the Sumerian Epic of Gilgamesh, the opera takes place in the beginning of Mankind at the ti... 1
La Gioconda The opera is based upon the Victor Hugo play about the tribulations of the beautiful Gioconda. Barn... 0
Giulio Cesare After a great battle, Julius Caesar has followed his foe, Pompey, into Egypt. In an ill-thought att... 3
Gloriana ‘Gloriana’ depicts the relationship between Queen Elizabeth I of England and the Earl of Essex. ... 0
The Golden Cockerel The opera tells the story of a lazy and gluttonous King who seeks advice from his sons, a general an... 0
Gondoliers Two handsome gondoliers have just found wives. It turns out that one of them has inherited the thro... 6
The Grand Duke ... 4
Le Grand Macabre The central subject of the opera is mortality and its central character is Death, in the form of the... 0
Griselidis Griselidis is a story about a common theme: the problems caused when one makes a deal with the Devil... 0
H.M.S. Pinafore While the H.M.S Pinafore is anchored at Portsmouth, Little Buttercup, a bumboat woman, tries to sell... 17
The Handmaid's Tale Set in the United States in the early 21st Century, the country is run by a theocratic Protestant fu... 0
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
Háry János The story is of an Austrian army veteran in the first half of the 19th century who sits in the villa... 0
L'Heure Espagnole L'Heure Espagnole takes place in an eighteenth century clock shop in Toledo, Spain. The clock-maker... 1
Hippolyte et Aricie The story is taken from Classical mythology, by way of one of French literature's masterpieces, the ... 0