1) A drama, either tragic or comic, of which music forms an essential part; a drama wholly or mostly sung, consisting of recitative, arials, choruses, duets, trios, etc., with orchestral accompaniment, preludes, and interludes, together with appropriate costumes, scenery, and action; a lyric drama.

2) The score of a musical drama, either written or in print; a play set to music.

3) The house where operas are exhibited.


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1) It is one of the two big Opera companies in London
2) 1926 - The Makropulos Affair , an Opera by the Czech composer Leo Janá ek , premieres in Brno , the Czech Republic
3) After having undergone an extensive renovation , the Linden Opera reopened in April 1928 with a new production of Die Zauberflöte
4) Bel canto was used in Italian Opera
5) However the composer later conducted his Requiem there on May 25 , 1874 , and in 1886 announced that La Scala would host the premiere of his Opera Otello
6) Don Carlos is an Opera by Giuseppe Verdi , also known as Don Carlo
7) The Opera is based on the novella Death in Venice by Thomas Mann
8) An Opera is like a play in which everything is sung instead of spoken
9) These independent traditions are not derivative of Western Opera , but are rather distinct forms of musical theater
10) Two French writers called Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy wrote a large number of Opera and operetta libretti for the composers Jacques Offenbach , Jules Massenet and Georges Bizet
11) The other big one is the Royal Opera -LRB- ROH -RRB- , Covent Garden
12) In the Opera , the Fools part is only one word long
13) Soon after that the first public Opera house opened in Venice
14) What in a summary of the plot sounds like soap Opera does not in the book read that way, for Inchbald has so well prepared the ground for something like this that Hannah's destruction by William has poignancy and dignity.
15) The Opera was first performed at Sadlers Wells in London on 7 June 1945
16) The `` Stars of the White Nights ' is a series of classical ballet , Opera and orchestral performances at the Mariinsky Theatre and the Mariinsky Concert Hall
17) His liking for Mozart’s music brought him sometimes to an Opera or a concert: these were the only dissipations of his life.
18) The Opera has proved inspirational towards other works of art
19) Although a failure at its premiere , the Opera soon established itself and became one of the best-loved and most frequently performed , recorded and filmed of all Operas
20) There were no letters, no couriers from there before we left for the Opera last night, and nothing was waiting for you when we returned from the ball….
21) In the 1990s , the Opera was officially renamed `` Staatsoper Unter den Linden '
22) In 1898 , Lilian Baylis presented a series of Opera concerts at the Old Vic theater
23) Today the most renowned figure of late 18th century Opera is Mozart , who began with Opera seria but is most famous for his Italian comic Operas , especially The Marriage of Figaro , Don Giovanni , and Così fan tutte , as well as The Magic Flute , a landmark in the German tradition
24) After sixteen performances , the Opera was not performed again in the Soviet Union until 1974 , when it was revived by Gennady Rozhdestvensky and Boris Pokrovsky
25) Now, fair Marguerite Blakeney,she added viciously between his clenched teeth, I think that you will help me to find the Scarlet Pimpernel.’ 100 The Scarlet Pimpernel CHAPTER X IN THE Opera BOX I t was one of the gala nights at Covent Garden Theatre, the first of the autumn season in this memorable year of grace 1792.
26) Buxton Opera House was designed in 1903 and is the highest in the country
27) The Opera house cost ten million -LRB- public-funded -RRB- dollars , but its foolhardiness was demonstrated by the death by yellow fever of half the members of one visiting Opera troupe
28) Today the theater is recognized as one of the leading Opera and ballet theaters in the world and is home to the La Scala Theatre Chorus , La Scala Theatre Ballet and La Scala Theatre Orchestra
29) 1861 - Nellie Melba , Australian Opera singer -LRB- d. 1931 -RRB-
30) Among those deeply moved by the fairy-tale Opera was the young King Ludwig II of Bavaria