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Antony and Cleopatra, Op. 40, is an opera in three acts by American composer Samuel Barber. The libretto was prepared by Franco Zeffirelli. It was based on the play Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare and made use of Shakespeare's language exclusively. The opera was first performed on September 16, 1966, commissioned for the opening of the new Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City. After an unsuccessful premiere, the opera was extensively revised by Barber and Gian Carlo Menotti in an edition first performed in 1975.

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  • Antony and Cleopatra, op. 40, és una òpera en tres actes amb música de Samuel Barber i llibret en anglès de Franco Zeffirelli, basat en l'obra Antoni i Cleòpatra de Shakespeare. Utilitza exclusivament les paraules de Shakespeare. Es va estrenar al Metropolitan Opera de Nova York el 16 de setembre de 1966. Les expectatives eren elevades quan el Metropolitan Opera va anunciar l'estrena mundial d'Antony and Cleopatra de Samuel Barber en el bateig de la nova seu al Lincoln Center a la tardor de 1966, una gran obra escrita específicament per a Leontyne Price com a Cleopatra. El compositor coneixia la veu de Price i el que podia fer, i va formar la seva concepció de l'heroïna de l'òpera al voltant d'aquesta icònica diva americana. (ca)
  • Antony and Cleopatra, Op. 40, is an opera in three acts by American composer Samuel Barber. The libretto was prepared by Franco Zeffirelli. It was based on the play Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare and made use of Shakespeare's language exclusively. The opera was first performed on September 16, 1966, commissioned for the opening of the new Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City. After an unsuccessful premiere, the opera was extensively revised by Barber and Gian Carlo Menotti in an edition first performed in 1975. (en)
  • Antony and Cleopatra es una ópera en tres actos con música de Samuel Barber y libreto en inglés de Franco Zeffirelli basándose en la obra Antonio y Cleopatra de Shakespeare. Utiliza exclusivamente las palabras de Shakespeare. Se estrenó en Nueva York el 16 de septiembre de 1966. (es)
  • Antony and Cleopatra, Op. 40, adalah sebuah opera dalam tiga bagian karya komponis Amerika Serikat Samuel Barber. Libretto tersebut disiapkan oleh Franco Zeffirelli. Opera tersebut berdasarkan pada sandiwara Antony and Cleopatra karya William Shakespeare. (in)
  • Antonio e Cleopatra, Op. 40, è un'opera in tre atti del compositore americano Samuel Barber. Il libretto, basato sulla tragedia shakespeariana Antonio e Cleopatra, è stato curato da Franco Zeffirelli ed utilizza esclusivamente i testi originali di Shakespeare. (it)
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  • The Metropolitan Opera House, opened with this opera (en)
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  • Antony and Cleopatra (en)
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  • 1966-09-16 (xsd:date)
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  • Metropolitan Opera, New York City (en)
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  • Schonberg, Harold C. . "Onstage, It Was 'Antony and Cleopatra'; New Opera by Barber a Bit Lost in Shuffle". New York Times . (en)
  • Porter, Andrew . "Antony’s Second Chance". The New Yorker : 123–24. Reprinted in his Music of Three Seasons: 1974–1977, 97–102. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1978. (en)
  • Kolodin, Irving . "Music to my Ears: Barber’s Antony, after Zeffirelli". Saturday Review . (en)
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  • Antony and Cleopatra, Op. 40, is an opera in three acts by American composer Samuel Barber. The libretto was prepared by Franco Zeffirelli. It was based on the play Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare and made use of Shakespeare's language exclusively. The opera was first performed on September 16, 1966, commissioned for the opening of the new Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City. After an unsuccessful premiere, the opera was extensively revised by Barber and Gian Carlo Menotti in an edition first performed in 1975. (en)
  • Antony and Cleopatra es una ópera en tres actos con música de Samuel Barber y libreto en inglés de Franco Zeffirelli basándose en la obra Antonio y Cleopatra de Shakespeare. Utiliza exclusivamente las palabras de Shakespeare. Se estrenó en Nueva York el 16 de septiembre de 1966. (es)
  • Antony and Cleopatra, Op. 40, adalah sebuah opera dalam tiga bagian karya komponis Amerika Serikat Samuel Barber. Libretto tersebut disiapkan oleh Franco Zeffirelli. Opera tersebut berdasarkan pada sandiwara Antony and Cleopatra karya William Shakespeare. (in)
  • Antonio e Cleopatra, Op. 40, è un'opera in tre atti del compositore americano Samuel Barber. Il libretto, basato sulla tragedia shakespeariana Antonio e Cleopatra, è stato curato da Franco Zeffirelli ed utilizza esclusivamente i testi originali di Shakespeare. (it)
  • Antony and Cleopatra, op. 40, és una òpera en tres actes amb música de Samuel Barber i llibret en anglès de Franco Zeffirelli, basat en l'obra Antoni i Cleòpatra de Shakespeare. Utilitza exclusivament les paraules de Shakespeare. Es va estrenar al Metropolitan Opera de Nova York el 16 de setembre de 1966. (ca)
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  • Antony and Cleopatra (Barber) (it)
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