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Operas: Learn About the Stories & Characters from Important Operas





Search Results for Operas (page 2 of 17)


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Ariadne auf Naxos (Ariadne on Naxos) Set in the house of the wealthiest man in Vienna, preparations are being made for entertaining wealt... 3
Ariodante Ginevra, daughter of the King of Scotland, is betrothed to Ariodante. Polinesso, a jealous rival of ... 0
Armide Set during the First Crusade, this is the love story of the sorceress Armide and the Christian knigh... 0
Ascanio in Alba The goddess Venus has had a son by Aeneas. Her son, Ascanio, has been betrothed to Sylvia, a girl h... 1
Attila The story takes place in 5th century in the city of Aquileia. Attila the Hun is attempting to conqu... 0
Ça Ira Ça Ira is an opera about real life events that occurred during the French Revolution between ... 0
Babes in Toyland Alan and his sister, Jane run away from their evil Uncle Barnaby and are introduced to a variety of ... 7
The Barber of Seville (Il barbiere di Siviglia) Count Almaviva is in love with Rosina. However, she is currently staying with Dr. Bartolo – who de... 20
Bartered Bride (Prodaná nevěsta) Mařenka and Jeník want to marry but Mařenka’s father has arranged for her to marry Vašek, the ... 0
Bastien und Bastienne Bastienne, a shepherdess, fears that Bastien, has forsaken her for another girl, and decides to go i... 1
Béatrice et Bénédict Héro longily awaits the return of her fiancé, Claudio, from war. Meanwhile, Béa... 0
Beatrice di Tenda In order to gain the title of Duke of Milan, Filippo has married the former Duke's wife, Beatrice. ... 0
The Beggar's Opera Peachum, a thief catcher, deplores the fact that his daughter Polly is marrying the famous highwayma... 4
Belisario The General, Belisarius, has just returned home after a great victory. However, his celebration is e... 0
La belle Hélène (The Beautiful Helen) Taking place in ancient Greece, the story concerns the abduction of the beautiful Helen by Paris, th... 1
Betly Set in Switzerland, ‘Betly’ tells the story of Daniele’s attempts and final success in wooing ... 0
Billy Budd Billy Budd is proud to be a new sailor aboard the H.M.S. Indomitable. Nevertheless, Billy's strengt... 2
Bitter Sweet Set in 19th and 20th Century England and Austria-Hungary, the story revolves around a young woman, S... 0
Blue Monday The opera takes place in a basement café near the intersection of 135th Street and Lennox Avenue in... 0
Bluebeard's Castle Judith has just married the mysterious Duke Bluebeard. She finds that his castle is always dark and... 0