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Operas: Learn About the Stories & Characters from Important Operas

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The Fairy-Queen In the first act, the story follows Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream as fairies pinch and to... 0
Falstaff Falstaff tells the story of a fat, dishonest knight, Sir John Falstaff, who constantly steals and ch... 6
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
Faust Deeply depressed, Faust, an old philosopher, strikes a deal with the devil. In return for his soul,... 21
La favorite Taking place in early 14th century Spain, a love triangle develops involving the King of Castile Alf... 0
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