Opera and Choral Works -4

Published: Saturday 24th February 2018
  1. Which French composer wrote "The Damnation of Faust" in 1846?
  2. Which opera, unfinished at his death in 1924 is one of Puccini's most famous?
  3. Rossini retired from writing operas aged 37, how many operas had he written?
  4. How does Carmen die in the opera by Bizet?
  5. In which city did the first public Opera House open in 1637?
  6. Which Haydn oratorio uses the Book of Genesis and Paradise Lost to describe the beginning of life?
  7. Which choral symphony by Berlioz is based on a Shakespeare play?
  8. Who composed the opera "Lohengrin"?
  9. Who composed the opera "Price Igor"?
  10. Who composed the 1786 opera "The Marriage of Figaro"?
  11. Which opera composed in 1838 was the first by Hector Berlioz?
  12. What was the name of the valkyrie in Wagner's "Die Walkere"?
  13. In which city is "La Boheme" set?
  14. Which Royal opened the Sydney Opera House in 1973?
  15. Which of Shakespeare's plays was Richard Wagner's "Die Liebesverbot" based?
  16. What are the only two Gilbert & Sullivan operettas that do not have alternative titles?
  17. Famously used in an aftershave commercial what is the title of Carl Orff's choral work?
  18. What event forms the backdrop to Verdi's opera "Nabucco"?
  19. Which famous contralto did Elgar compose "Sea Pictures" for?
  20. Who composed the 1813 opera "The Italian Girl in Algiers"?
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