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Bela Bartok

Bluebeard's Castle

2

Ludwig von Beethoven

Fidelio

3

Alban Berg

Lulu
Wozzeck

4

Hector Berlioz

Benvenuto Cellini
Damnation of Faust
Les Troyens (The Trojans)
Beatrice and Benedict

5

Georges Bizet

Carmen

6

Aleksandr Borodin

Prince Igor

7

Benjamin Britten

Peter Grimes
The Rape of Lucretia
Billy Budd
Gloriana

8

Gaetano Donizetti

Lucia di Lammermoor
L'Elisir d'Amore
Lucrezia Borgia
Daughter of the Regiment
Don Pasquale

9

Christoph Gluck

Orpheus and Eurydice
Alcestis
Iphigenia in Aulis
Iphigenia in Taurus

10

Ruggero Leoncavallo

I Pagliacci (The Strolling Players)

11

Pietro Mascagni

Cavalleria Rusticana (Rustic Chivalry)

12

Jules Massenet

Manon
Don Quixote

13

Modest Moussorgsky

Boris Godunov

14

Wolfgang Mozart

Idomeneo
Abduction from the Seraglio
Marriage of Figaro
Don Giovanni
Cosi fan tutte
The Magic Flute

15

Jacques Offenbach

Orpheus in the Underworld
The Tales of Hoffman

16

Amilcare Ponchielli

La Gioconda

17

Giacomo Puccini

Manon Lescaut
La Bohem
Tosca
Madame Butterfly
La Fanciulla del West (Girl of the Golden West)
Turandot

18

Gioacchino Rossini

La Cenerentola (Cinderella)
Semiramide
William Tell

19

Johann Strauss

Die Fledermaus (The Bat)

20

Richard Strauss

Salome
Elektra
Der Rosenkavalier
Ariadne auf Naxos
The Woman Without a Shadow
Intermezzo

21

Igor Strazinsky

La rossignol (The Nightingale)
The Rake's Progress

22

Peter Tchaikovsky

Eugene Onegin
The Queen of Spades

23

Giuseppi Verdi

Nabucco
Macbeth
Rigoletto
Il Travatore (The Troubadour)
La Traviata (The Lost One)
The Sicilian Vespers
The Masked Ball
The Force of Destiny
Don Carlos
Aida
Otello
Falstaff

24

Richard Wagner

Rienzi
The Flying Dutchman
Tannhauser
Tristan and Isolde
Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg
The Ring of the Nibelungen
(Das Rheingold, Die Walkure, Siegfried, Gotterdammerung)
Parsifal

25

Operas Based on Shakespeare

Berlioz: (Beatrice and Benedict-Much Ado About Nothing)
Verdi: (Falstaff, Macbeth, Otello)

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The "Don" Operas

Massenet: Don Quixote
Mozart: Don Giovanni
Verdi: Don Carlos

27

Operas Set in Seville

Beethoven: Fidelio
Bizet: Carmen
Mozart: Don Giovanni, The Marriage of Figaro
Rossini: The Barber of Seville

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Fidelio [Characters]

Florestan, a freedom fighter
Leonore, Florestan's wife
Pizarro, Florestan's political enemy

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Fidelio [Plot]

(Seville) Florestan is arrested by Pizarro. Leonore disguises herself as a young man, calling herself Fidelio, to see Florestan in prison. In the end, justice triumphs; Florestan i freed and Pizarro is arrested.

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Carmen [Characters]

Don Jose, a guardsman
Carmen, a gypsy
Escamillo, a bull fighter (toreador)