THEODORA. By George Frideric Handel. libretto by Thomas Morrell. Theodora was first performed 16 March at Covent Garden Theatre. In English with. THEODORA (HWV 68) Libretto: Thomas Morell, after Robert Boyle, “The Matyrdom of Theodora and Didymus” First performance: 16th March Theodora (HWV 68) is a dramatic oratorio in three acts by George Frideric Handel, set to an English libretto by Thomas Morell. The oratorio.

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What a treat the London Music Conservatoires serve up for opera-goers each season.

Music composed by Ambroise Thomas. One of the most important literary and cultural figures of his age, he was recognized during his lifetime for his accomplishments of almost universal breadth.

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However, it is his literary works that have most consistently sustained his reputation, and that also serve uandel demonstrate most clearly his many-faceted relationship to music. Dramma lirico in four acts. Music composed by Giuseppe Verdi. Theodora Anne Sofie von Otter: Music composed by G.


Act I is made of two great, contrasting scenes.

In strong contrast is the second scene, which presents the Christians with music of serenity, rapture and faith. Act II is more intensely dramatic, proceeding through six rheodora scenes.

All the more profoundly moving then, is the tragic feeling of the following scene. The Largo opening of this chorus recalls the Sinfonia with which the act had opened.

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The text reference is from the Gospel of St. Luke, when Christ resurrects the son of the widow of Nain. Act III proceeds from a sense of hope and relief. Click here for the libertto libretto. Send a link to this article to a friend with an optional message.

HamletMoscow Hamlet: Das Liebesverbot, Vienna Das Liebesverbot: Grosse komische Oper in hzndel acts. Lohengrin, Bayreuth Live Opera in three acts. Words and music by Richard Wagner. Parsifal, Bayreuth Live Parsifal. Operas based on the works of Friedrich von Schiller This theme relates to operas based on the works of Friedrich von Schiller.


I puritani I puritaniopera seria in three acts Vincenzo Bellini: Zaira Zaira, Tragedia lirica in two acts. Lucrezia Borgia Lucrezia Borgia: Melodramma libeetto a prologue and two acts.

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La Esmeralda La Esmeralda: Ernani — Florence Ernani: Dramma lirico in four parts. Tragic opera in 3 acts. Otello — La Scala Otello: Theodora Theodora, oratorio in three acts HWV Bennett] Click here for the complete libretto.

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