Synonyms for abigaille or Related words with abigaille
Examples of "abigaille"
is now Queen of Babylon. The High Priest of Bel presents her with the death warrant for the Israelites, as well as for Fenena. Nabucco, still insane, tries to reclaim the throne without success. Though his consent to the death warrant is no longer necessary,
tricks him into signing it. When Nabucco learns that he has consigned his (true) daughter to death, he is overcome with grief and anger. He tells
that he is not in fact her father and searches for the document evidencing her true origins as a slave.
mocks him, produces the document and tears it up. Realizing his powerlessness, Nabucco pleads for Fenena's life ("Oh di qual onta aggravasi questo mio crin canuto" / "Oh, what shame must my old head suffer").
is unmoved and orders Nabucco to leave her.
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At Georges Enescu Festival in Bucharest (Romania) she was
(Nabucco), as well as in Festival in Split, end Festival in Skopje (Macedonia).
Her roles have included Lady Macbeth in Giuseppe Verdi's "Macbeth", Berta in "The Barber of Seville", by Gioachino Rossini, and
in Verdi's "Nabucco".
In the 1999-2000 season, Gruber made her debut with the San Francisco Opera as
in Verdi's "Nabucco". She also sang Schoenberg's "Gurrelieder" with the Philadelphia Orchestra.
Nabucco has appointed Fenena regent and guardian of the Israelite prisoners, while he continues the battle against the Israelites.
has discovered a document that proves she is not Nabucco's real daughter, but the daughter of slaves. She reflects bitterly on Nabucco's refusal to allow her to play a role in the war with the Israelites and recalls past happiness ("Anch'io dischiuso un giorno" / "I too once opened my heart to happiness"). The High Priest of Bel informs
that Fenena has released the Israelite captives. He plans for
to become ruler of Babylon, and with this intention has spread the rumour that Nabucco has died in battle.
determines to seize the throne ("Salgo già del trono aurato" / "I already ascend the [bloodstained] seat of the golden throne").
In 2013, she sang
in the Royal Opera's production of Verdi's "Nabucco" opposite Leo Nucci and Plácido Domingo who alternated as Nabucco. This production was widely broadcast in cinemas worldwide.
Also in her repertoire are "Erwartung", "Rienzi", "Siegfried", "Le Cid", "Bluebeard's Castle", "Œdipus rex", "Attila",
in "Nabucco", "I due Foscari", Princess Eboli in "Don Carlos", Lady Macbeth in "Macbeth", "Fierrabras", "Fidelio", "Thérèse", Brangäne in "Tristan und Isolde", and "Sapho".
Anda-Louise Bogza currently resides in the Czech Republic. In the 2009-2010 season she is scheduled to sing Donna Anna and Aida in Prague and
at the Brno National Theatre.
The Israelites pray as the Babylonian army advances on their city ("Gli arredi festivi giù cadano infranti" / "Throw down and destroy all festive decorations"). The High Priest Zaccaria tells the people not to despair but to trust in God ("D'Egitto là su i lidi" / "On the shores of Egypt He saved the life of Moses"). The presence of a hostage, Fenena, younger daughter of Nabucco, King of Babylon, may yet secure peace ("Come notte a sol fulgente" / "Like darkness before the sun"). Zaccaria entrusts Fenena to Ismaele, nephew of the King of Jerusalem and a former envoy to Babylon. Left alone, Fenena and Ismaele recall how they fell in love when Ismaele was held prisoner by the Babylonians, and how Fenena helped him to escape to Israel. Nabucco's supposed elder daughter,
, enters the temple with Babylonian soldiers in disguise. She, too, loves Ismaele. Discovering the lovers, she threatens Ismaele: if he does not give up Fenena,
will accuse her of treason. If Ismaele returns Abigaille's love, however,
will petition Nabucco on the Israelites' behalf. Ismaele tells
that he cannot love her and she vows revenge. Nabucco enters with his warriors ("Viva Nabucco" / "Long live Nabucco"). Zaccaria defies him, threatening to kill Fenena if Nabucco attacks the temple. Ismaele intervenes to save Fenena, which removes any impediment from Nabucco destroying the temple. He orders this, while Zaccaria and the Israelites curse Ismaele as a traitor.
She frequently sings the Strauss dramatic soprano roles of Salome, Elektra, and the Dyer's Wife in "Die Frau ohne Schatten". Her Italian repertoire includes the title role in "Turandot",
in "Nabucco", Lady Macbeth in "Macbeth", and Minnie in "La fanciulla del West".
Her operatic repertoire includes Elisabeth of Valois in "Don Carlo", Leonora in "Il trovatore", Lady Macbeth, Lucrezia Borgia,
in Nabucco, Floria Tosca, Manon Lescaut, Aida, Margherita/Elena in Mefistofele, Floria Tosca, Donna Anna in "Don Giovanni", and Micaela in "Carmen", as well as Senta in Der Fliegende Hollander, Sieglinde in Die Walküre and Elisabeth in Tannhäuser.
Sylvie Valayre (born 1964, Paris) is a French operatic soprano known for her versatile interpretations of lyric, spinto, and dramatic coloratura soprano parts. She sings grueling roles like
, Lady Macbeth or Turandot as well as lighter pieces like Giordano's Maddalena, Cio-Cio San (Madama Butterfly), or Verdi's Desdemona at major opera houses around the world.
Baramova played "Lady Macbeth" in Verdi's "Macbeth" at the Großes Festspielhaus, Salzburg, the Teatro Principal de Alicante, Spain, and the Grand Theatre, Łódź, "
" in "Nabucco" at Teatr Wielki, Poland, Prague State Opera, Estonian National Opera, Vorst Nationaal, Brussels, Stadsschouwburg, Amsterdam, and the Grenslandhallen, Hasselt, Belgium.
In 2001-2002 season, Gruber sang the role of
in Verdi's "Nabucco" at the Metropolitan Opera and reprised the role in her debut with Arena di Verona. She also sang both Elisabeth and Venus in Tulsa Opera's production of Wagner's "Tannhäuser" and the role of Sieglinde in Wagner's "Die Walküre" in a concert version with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.
Bruschi-Chiatti ( 1855 – after 1888) was an Italian soprano who sang in the principal opera houses of Italy as well as in Latin America and at the Teatro Real in Spain. Amongst the roles she created were Amelia di Egmont in the 1882 posthumous premiere of Donizetti's "Il duca d'Alba" and Élisabeth de Valois in the 1884 revised version of Verdi's "Don Carlos".
In the 2002-2003 season, Gruber sang the title role in Puccini's "Turandot" and the role of
in Verdi's "Nabucco" at the Metropolitan Opera. She also made her debut with Opéra National de Paris in the title role of Puccini's "Turandot" and her debut with Teatro Comunale di Bologna as Amelia in Verdi's "Un ballo in maschera".
In the 2003-2004 season, Gruber made her debut at La Scala in the title role of Puccini's "Turandot". She also sang the role of
in Verdi's "Nabucco" at the Metropolitan Opera, Santuzza in "Cavalleria Rusticana" with San Francisco Opera, and Minnie in Seattle Opera's production of Puccini's "La fanciulla del West".
Strepponi continued to remain a highly popular singer during the early 1840s. She notably sang the title role in Donizetti's "Adelia" in 1841 at the Teatro Apollo in Rome, a role written specifically for her by the composer. This was followed by a critically acclaimed portrayal as
in the world premiere of Verdi's "Nabucco" at La Scala in 1842. She reprised the role of
in several opera houses throughout Italy the following year, including the Teatro Regio di Parma and the Teatro Comunale di Bologna, which considerably aided the work's popularity. Also in 1843, she sang the roles of Elisabetta in Donizetti's "Roberto Devereux" and Imogene in Bellini's "Il pirata" in Bologna.
Zaccaria reads over the Tablets of Law ("Vieni, o Levita" / "Come, oh Levite! [Bring me the tables of the law]"), then goes to summon Fenena. A group of Levites accuse Ismaele of treachery. Zaccaria returns with Fenena and his sister Anna. Anna tells the Levites that Fenena has converted to Judaism, and urges them to forgive Ismaele. Abdallo, a soldier, announces the death of Nabucco and warns of the rebellion instigated by
enters with the High Priest of Bel and demands the crown from Fenena. Unexpectedly, Nabucco himself enters; pushing through the crowd, he seizes the crown and declares himself not only king of the Babylonians but also their god. The high priest Zaccaria curses him and warns of divine vengeance; an incensed Nabucco in turn orders the death of the Israelites. Fenena reveals to him that she has embraced the Jewish religion and will share the Israelites' fate. Nabucco is furious and repeats his conviction that he is now divine ("Non son più re, son dio" / "I am no longer King! I am God!"). There is a crash of thunder and Nabucco promptly loses his senses. The crown falls from his head and is picked up by
, who pronounces herself ruler of the Babylonians.
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