Opera List of Gian Carlo Menotti Operas

Reference
5k views 12 items

List of popular Gian Carlo Menotti operas, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This Gian Carlo Menotti operas list includes the names of all Gian Carlo Menotti operas, so if you're an opera lover you might recognize many of these historic operas. This famous Gian Carlo Menotti operas list contains various bits of information, such as what language they were composed in and what genre the popular Gian Carlo Menotti opera falls under. There are a lot of well-known Gian Carlo Menotti operas out there so this list is a great way to learn about the ones you haven't heard of before.

Examples of composers on this list include Amahl and the Night Visitors and The Consul.

This list answers the question, "Which operas did Gian Carlo Menotti write?"

If you're writing a research paper about historic Gian Carlo Menotti operas then this is the perfect jumping off point to find out which famous operas were composed by Gian Carlo Menotti.

Amahl and the Night Visitors Amahl and the Night Visitors is an opera in one act by Gian Carlo Menotti with an original English libretto by the composer. It was commissioned by NBC and first performed by the NBC Opera ...more

Amelia Goes to the Ball Amelia al ballo is a one-act opera buffa by Gian Carlo Menotti, who set his own Italian libretto. Composed during 1936 when Menotti was twenty-three, it was the composer's first mature opera and ...more

Maria Golovin Maria Golovin is an English language opera in three acts by Gian Carlo Menotti. It is through-composed and centers on a romantic encounter between a blind recluse named Donato and the title ...more

The Boy Who Grew Too Fast The Boy Who Grew Too Fast is a "one-act opera for young people" with music and libretto by Gian-Carlo Menotti. It was first performed by OperaDelaware at the Grand Opera House in ...more

The Consul The Consul is an opera in three acts with music and libretto by Gian Carlo Menotti, his first full-length opera. Its first performance was on March 1, 1950 in Philadelphia with Patricia Neway as ...more

The Hero The Hero is a two-act opera by Italian-American composer Gian Carlo Menotti. Commissioned by the Opera Company of Philadelphia, the work premiered at the Philadelphia Academy of Music on June 1, ...more

The Island God The Island God is a one-act opera by Gian Carlo Menotti with a libretto by the composer. It was first performed on February 20, 1942, at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City. Although the ...more

The Last Savage The Last Savage is an opera in three acts by composer Gian Carlo Menotti. Menotti wrote his own libretto, originally in the Italian language. The opera was translated into French by Jean-Pierre ...more

The Medium The Medium is a short two-act dramatic opera with words and music by Gian Carlo Menotti. Commissioned by Columbia University, its first performance was there on 8 May 1946. The opera's first ...more

The Old Maid and the Thief The Old Maid and the Thief is a radio opera in one act by Italian-American composer Gian Carlo Menotti. The work uses an English language libretto by the composer which tells a twisted tale of ...more

The Saint of Bleecker Street The Saint of Bleecker Street is an opera in three acts by Gian Carlo Menotti to an original English libretto by the composer. It was first performed at the Broadway Theatre in New York City on ...more

The Telephone, or L'Amour à trois The Telephone, or L'Amour à trois is an English-language comic opera in one act by Gian Carlo Menotti, both words and music. It was written for production by the Ballet Society and was ...more