"Music at an Exhibition" - Collection

Der Ring Des Nibelungen - Wagner
La Ira de Wotan

"The Wrath of Wotan" The Valkyrie Richard Wagner 92x65 Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Sleep Brunhilde

"The magical dream Brunhilda" (The Walkiria) Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Tannhäuser  92x65cms Richard Wagner

Tannhäuser and the Wartburg Poetic Tournament (original title in German, Tannhäuser und der Sängerkrieg auf Wartburg) is an opera in three acts with music and libreto in German by Richard Wagner, based on two German legends. Wagner used mainly two stories that appear in the work of Ludwig Bechstein. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Richard Wagner

Richard Wagner Composer

La bella Helena74x50cms Offenbach

The beautiful Helena (original title in French, La belle Hélène) is an opéra bouffe in three acts by Jacques Offenbach and French libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy. Operetta parody the story of the flight from Helena to Paris, which is set in the Trojan War. It was first performed at the Théâtre des Variétés in Paris on December 17, 1864. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Overture 1812

The Overture 1812, Op. 49 is a romantic overture written by the Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky in 1880. The piece was written to commemorate the victorious Russian resistance in 1812 against the advance of the Grande Armée of Napoleon Bonaparte. The opening was premiered in Moscow on August 20, 1882. The work is renowned for its triumphal finale, which includes a salvo of cannon fire and bell-ringing.

Die tote Stadt - Korngold cms

Dead city (original title in German, Die tote Stadt) is an opera in three acts with music by Erich Korngold and libretto in German from Paul Schott, a pseudonym of the composer, Julius Korngold, based on the short novel Bruges-la-Morte, of Georges Rodenbach's father.

Swan Lake

Swan Lake (in Russian Лебединое Озеро [Lebedínoye Óziero]) is a fairytale-ballet structured in four acts, which was commissioned by the Teatro Bolshoy in 1875 and premiered in 1877. The music was composed by Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky; It's about your op. 20 and he is the first of his ballets. In the original production The choreography was created by Julius Reisinger. The libretto is believed to have been written by Vladimir Petrovich Béguichev and Vasily Geltser Picture; Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Queen of the nigth - Mozart

Queen of the night inspired by the Soprano Diana Damrau

Bach - Suite para chelo 55x46cms
Gustav Mahler

Gustav Mahler Composer

Götterdämmerung 146x114 cms

Opera in three acts and a prologue with music and libretto in German of Richard Wagner, the fourth and last one of the operas that compose the cycle of the Ring of the Nibelung (Der Ring des Nibelungen).

Tchaikovsky

Tchaikovsy Composer

Rusalka "Song to the Moon"

Rusalka, Op. 114, is an opera by Antonín Dvořák. The Czech libretto was written by the poet Jaroslav Kvapil[1] (1868–1950) based on the fairy tales of Karel Jaromír Erben and Božena Němcová. A Rusalka is a water sprite from Slavic mythology, usually inhabiting a lake or river. Rusalka is one of the most successful Czech operas, and represents a cornerstone of the repertoire of Czech opera houses. Picture; Francisco Sanchis Cortés

The Valkyrie

The disobedience of Brunhilda (The Valkyrie, Act III) Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Spring (Mediterranean version)

Antonio Vivaldi's seasons spring of Mediterranean version

Sherezade

Scheherazade, also commonly Sheherazade (Russian: Шехераза́да, tr. Shekherazáda, IPA: [ʂɨxʲɪrɐˈzadə]), Op. 35, is a symphonic suite composed by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov in 1888 and based on One Thousand and One Nights, also known as The Arabian Nights. This orchestral work combines two features typical of Russian music and of Rimsky-Korsakov in particular. Picture by Francisco Sanchis Cortés

"Mars" Bearer of war

The Planets op. 32, is the best known work of the English composer Gustav Holst and was composed between 1914 and 1916 and presented in 1918. It is a suite of seven movements each of which Holst gave the name of a planet (and its corresponding deity in The Greco-Roman mythology). Picture: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

"Summer" - Vivaldi

Version Mediterranean summer of Antonio Vivaldi's seasons

Don Pelayo (Pelagio)

Pelagio (original title in Italian; in Spanish, Pelayo) is an opera in four acts with music by Saverio Mercadante and libretto in Italian by Marco D'Arienzo. It was premiered at the Teatro San Carlos in Naples on February 12th, 1857.1 was the last work written by Saverio Mercadante. But the penultimate to debut (Rome 1857) Picture; Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Der Rosenkavalier

Der Rosenkavalier (The Knight of the Rose or The Rose-Bearer, Op. 59, is a comic opera in three acts by Richard Strauss to an original German libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal. It is loosely adapted from the novel Les amours du chevalier de Faublas by Louvet de Couvrai and Molière’s comedy Monsieur de Pourceaugnac. Picture by Francisco Sanchis Cortés

"Autumn" Antonio Vivaldi

Mediterranean vision of "Autumn" inspired by "The Four Seasons" by Vivaldi

Songe d'une Nuit du Sabbat - Berlioz

The final movement of "La Symphonie Fantastique" by Hector Berlioz is a coven, a wild demonic celebration. The image of the beloved now looks like a razor-sharp mockery. Death bells are heard above the hymn Dies Irae the final judgment and mixed with dance. Painting by Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Winterreise - Franz Shubert

Winterreise (Winter Journey) is a cycle of lieder composed by Franz Schubert on poems by Wilhelm Müller. Opus carries as No. 89. In the Deutsch catalog is the D. 911 Painting by Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Franz Schubert

Franz Schubert Composer

Fidelio

Fidelio or conjugal love (original German title, eheliche Fidelio oder die Liebe, Op. 72) is an opera in two acts with music by Ludwig van Beethoven. The German libretto is the work of Joseph F. Sonnleithner French Jean-Nicolas Bouilly that had been used for the 1798 opera Leonore, ou L'amour conjugal Pierre Gaveaux, and for the opera Leonora 1804 Ferdinando Paer (Beethoven She had a score of it). It is the only opera composed by Beethoven. Painting by Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Allmächt’ger Vater! (Rienzi - Wagner) Painting by Francisco Sanchis Cortés

La muerte de Violeta - Verdi

Violet´s death (La Traviata) Verdi Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Hamlet (Muerte de Ofelia) Ambroise Thomas

Hamlet is an opera in five acts by the French composer Ambroise Thomas, with a libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré based on a French adaptation of Alexandre Dumas (father) and Paul Meurice of Shakespeare's Hamlet. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

The Rape of Lucretia -Benjamin Britten 46x33

"The Rape of Lucretia" is a chamber opera, Op.37, with music by Benjamin Britten and libretto by Ronald Duncan English premiered at the Glyndebourne Festival on July 12, 1946. It was written for Kathleen Ferrier, who he played the title role. Duncan based the libretto on the work of André Le Viol of Lucrèce Obey and this, in turn, was based on a poem by Shakespeare. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Meditation from Thaïs

Thaïs is an opera composed by Jules Massenet French libretto by Louis Gallet based on the novel Thais Anatole France, itself based on historical Thais Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Retrato Jules Massenet

Portrait Jules Massenet - Composer

Die Walküre 92x65cms

"Die Walküre" Wagner 92x65 Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Giuseppe Verdi

Giuseppe Verdi Composer

Aida (Triumphal March)

Radamés returns victorious and the troops march within the city. It develops a scene of enormous spectacularity that serves as justification to colossal montages. Picture by Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Ludwig Van Beethoven

Ludwig Van Beethoven Composer

Light - Stockhausen

Light (original German title, Licht subtitled: die sieben Tage der Woche, this is "The seven days a week") is a cycle of seven operas composed by Karlheinz Stockhausen between 1977 and 2003. In total, the cycle contains more than 29 hours of music. Licht opera project, originally titled Hikari (光, Japanese symbol meaning "light") Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Minotaur

Minotauro (English title, The Minotaur) is an opera in two acts by Harrison Birtwistle and a libretto by poet David Harsent, commissioned by the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden in London. The play premiered at the Royal Opera House on April 15, 2008. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Lucia di Lammermoor Donicetti

Lucia di Lammermoor is a dramma tragic (tragic opera) in three acts (In painting the act first) by Gaetano Donizetti. Salvadore Cammarano wrote the Italian libretto loosely based on Sir Walter Scott's historical novel ': The Bride of Lammermoor. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Woglinde, daughter of the Rhine - Painting in progress

Woglinde, daughter of the Rhine - Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Queen of the Night

Queen of the Night "La reina de la Noche" - Mozart Die Zauberflöte By Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Tosca 92x65 cms (questo e il bacio de Tosca)

"Questo è il bacio di Tosca" - Tosca is an opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa. It was first performed successfully in Rome on 14 January 1900, at the Teatro Costanzi. The text of the play is based on an intense drama, La Tosca by Victorien Sardou, presented in Paris in 1887, where he played the great actress Sarah Bernhardt. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Richard Strauss

Composer

"Venus"

"Venus" (Tannhauser) - Richard Wagner Pintura /Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Rienzi - Richard Wagner

Rienzi - Richard Wagner (Finale - Ending) By Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Till Eulenspiegel

The joyous antics of Till Eulenspiegel, op. 28 (original German title Till Eulenspiegels Lustige Streiche) is a symphonic poem composed by Richard Strauss. The premiere took place on November 5, 1895 in Cologne under the baton of Franz Wüllner. Paint by Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Tosca Puccini 100x73

Tosca is an opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa. It was first performed successfully in Rome on 14 January 1900, at the Teatro Costanzi. The text of the play is based on an intense drama, La Tosca by Victorien Sardou, presented in Paris in 1887, where he played the great actress Sarah Bernhardt. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

La traviata - Verdi (Violeta) 73x34

La Traviata (original title in Italian) is an opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave, based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas (son) The Lady of the Camellias (1852), though not directly but through a stage adaptation. Originally they titled as Violetta, by the main character. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Misteri d´Elx

The Mystery of Elche (Misteri d'Elx in Valencian) is a sacred lyrical religious drama that recreates the Dormition, Assumption and Coronation of the Virgin Mary. Divided into two acts or days, the play is staged every 14 and August 15 inside the Basilica of Santa Maria in the city of Elche (Alicante). Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Tristan e Isolda 73x54 cms Richard Wagner

Tristan and Isolde (original German title, Tristan und Isolde) is an opera in three acts with music and libretto in German by Richard Wagner, based largely on the romance of Godfrey of Strasbourg. It was composed between 1857 and 1859 and premiered in Munich on June 10, 1865, under the baton of Hans von Bülow. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Walküre - Wagner

Walküre - Wagner Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Salome 73x54cms Richard Strauss

Salome is an opera in one act with music by Richard Strauss and German libretto by the composer himself. It was released on December 9, 1905 in the Königliches Opernhaus of Dresden, after being banned in Vienna with Ernst von Schuch and Marie Wittich director in the role of Salome. It is based on the German translation of Hedwig Lachmann of the work in French Salome by Oscar Wilde. Strauss opera dedicated to his friend Sir Edgar Speyer. Painting by Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Sleeper Beauty - Tchaikovsky

Sleeping Beauty is a ballet in a prologue and three acts. Choreography by Marius Petipa, libretto by Ivan A. Vsevolojsky and the same Petipa and music by Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky, premiered at the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg on January 3, 1890. It is based on the story of the same name written in 1697 by Frenchman Charles Perrault. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Quartet for the End of Time

Quartet for the End of Time In 1940, in the Battle of France, Messiaen was made a prisoner of war, and while he was imprisoned composed his "Quatuor pour la fin du temps" ( "Quartet for the End of Time") for the four instruments available there: piano, violin , cello and clarinet. The work was released by Messiaen and his friends prisoners before an audience of prisoners and guards. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Samson and Dalila  100x81 cms

Samson and Dalila (original title in French, Samson et Dalila, Op. 47) is a grand opera in three acts with music by Camille Saint-Saëns to a French libretto by Ferdinand Lemaire. It premiered in Weimar (Germany) on December 2, 1877, in a German version, in the Grossherzogliches Theatre. Painting / Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Siegfried - Wagner116x89 cms

Sigfrido (original German title, Siegfried) is an opera in three acts with music and libretto by Richard Wagner in German, the third of the four operas that make up the cycle Der Ring des Nibelungen (Der Ring des Nibelungen). This work premiered at the Bayreuth Festival Theater on August 16, 1876 as part of the first full representation of the saga of The Ring of the Nibelung and is part of the Bayreuth canon. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Sigfrido - Muerte de Fafner

Fafner's death, "Sigfrido" Richard Wagner. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Pique Dame -Tchaikovsky

The Queen of Spades (original title in Russian, Пиковая дама, Pikovaya lady, Op. 68) is an opera in three acts by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and libretto in Russian by Modest Tchaikovsky (brother of composer) based on the homonymous story Alexander Pushkin. It was released on December 19, 1890 at the Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg, Russia. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Lulú 73x54cms Alban Berg

Lulu is an opera in a prologue, two acts and an epilogue composed by Alban Berg. The libretto, by the composer himself, is based on the tragedies Erdgeist (the spirit of the earth) and Die Büchse der Pandora (Pandora's Box), of Frank Wedekind. It was released on June 2, 1937 at the Zurich Opera House. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Lux Aeterna 73x54  Ligeti

"Lux Aeterna" Ligeti The text (in Latin) is the Roman Catholic Requiem Mass: Lux aeterna luceat eis, Domine, cum Sanctis tuis In Aeternum, quia pius is. Requiem aeternam dona eis, Domine, et lux perpetua luceat eis., Which means it shine "eternal light upon them, O Lord, with your saints in eternity, for the merciful art thou Grant them eternal rest, Lord, and shine perpetual light upon them " Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Queen of Spades "The Fall"

Queen of Spades The fall Пиковая дама, Pikovaya lady, Op. 68) is an opera in three acts by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and libretto in Russian by Modest Tchaikovsky (brother of composer)

Macbeth 73x55cms Verdi

Macbeth is an opera in four acts and ten paintings by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave and Andrea Maffei, first performed at the Teatro della Pergola, Florence on March 14, 1847. The libretto is based on the tragedy namesake of William Shakespeare. It was the tenth Verdi opera and the first of Shakespeare's plays that adapted to the operatic stage. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Modest Mussorgsky

Modest Mussorgsky Composer

Night On Bald Mountain. - Mussorgsky

Night on Bald Mountain (Russian Ivanova noch 'na gore Lisoy, "The Night of San Juan on Bald Mountain") is a symphonic poem by Russian composer Modest Mussorgsky. The piece was originally inspired by a story by Nikolai Gogol in which a peasant presence a coven on Mount Pelado, near Kiev in the Night of San Juan (equivalent to Walpurgisnacht). With much of the original, the work has a tortuous compositional history and is known in many different versions. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Parsifal - Wagner

Richard Wagner Parsifal Opera in three acts, amid innocent among women enchanted flower garden Klingsor, Amfortas up triumphant with cured by Lanza (Left) and the Holy Spirit (Righ) Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

L'Oiseau de feu - Stravinsky 61x46

L'Oiseau de feu (The Firebird, Russian: Жар-птица) is a 1910 ballet Stravinsky based on Russian folk tales of the magical bird of gloss (the Zhar-Ptitsa or Firebird) that is both a blessing and a curse to its captor. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Lohengrin Wagner 92x65

Lohengrin is a romantic opera in three acts with music and libretto by Richard Wagner German. It was first performed in Weimar on August 28, 1850. The story of the eponymous character is taken from a German medieval romance, especially the Parzival of Wolfram von Eschenbach and its sequel, Lohengrin, written by a different author, in turn inspired by the epic Garin Loherain him. It is part of the tradition of Swan Knight. It is part of the Bayreuth canon. Painting: Francisco Sanchis

Richard Wagner

Portrait of maturity of the composer Richard Wagner

Le Sacre du printemps -Stravinsky 130x80cms

The Rite of Spring (original French, Le Sacre du printemps, English, The Rite of Spring; in Russian, Весна священная) is a ballet in two acts based on pagan Russia (L'adoration de la terre and Le sacrifice ), with music by the Russian composer Igor Stravinsky and choreography by Vaslav Nijinsky created for the Ballets Russes of Sergei Diaghilev. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Le Mer - Debussy 73x54

"La mer" by Claude Debussy or "esquisses symphoniques trois pour Orchestre" (The Sea, three symphonic sketches for orchestra), or simply La mer (The Sea) is an orchestral work by the French composer Claude Debussy (1862-1918). Begun in 1903 in France, the composition of La mer was completed in 1905 during the stay of Debussy on the coast of the English Channel in Eastbourne. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Lady Macbeth Schostakovich 92x65

Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District (original title in Russian, transliterated Леди Макбет Мценского уезда, Ledi Makbet Mtsenskogo Uyezda Op. 29) is an opera in four acts with music by Dmitri Shostakovich. The Russian libretto was written by Shostakovich and Alexander Preis, inspired by the famous eponymous story of Nikolai Leskov. Sometimes it is the opera Lady Macbeth informally called when there is no possibility of confusion with Verdi's opera Macbeth. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Faust - Gounod 115x89

Fausto (original title in French, Faust) is a grand opera in five acts by Charles Gounod to a French libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré, version of the Faust legend; adapts the play Faust et Marguerite thereof Barbier and Carré, inspired slightly in Faust, Part I, of Goethe. It premiered at the Théâtre Lyrique (Théâtre-Historique, Opéra-National, Boulevard du Temple) in Paris on March 19, 1859. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Il Bellerofonte-JosefMysliveček

Il Bellerofonte (original title in Italian, in Spanish, Bellerophon) is a serious opera in three acts by Josef Mysliveček and Italian libretto by Giuseppe Bonecchi, based on the Greek myth of Belerofonte. It premiered at the Teatro San Carlos in Naples on January 20, 1767. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Idomeneo 73x55cms Mozart

Idomeneo (original title in Italian, Idomeneo, re di Creta ossia Ilia and Idamante, KV 366) is a serious opera in three acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to an Italian libretto by Giambattista Varesco, according to a text in French Antoine Danchet, which put music André Campra as Idoménée in 1712. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Iphìgénie en Aulide-Gluck92x73_cms

Iphigenia in Aulis (original title in French, Iphigenia in Aulis) is an opera in three acts by Christoph Willibald Gluck and French libretto by Leblanc du Roullet. This is the first opera by Gluck for the Parisian scene and was based on the Iphigenia tragedy of Jean Racine. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Elektra 73x55cms Richard Strauss

Electra (original German title, Elektra) is a one-act opera with music by Richard Strauss and German libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal, the result of one of the first collaborations of both based on the Greek myth of Electra according to Sophocles. It was released on January 25, 1909 in the Königliches Opernhaus of Dresden. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Don Giovanni Mozart

The punished libertine or Don Juan (original title in Italian, Il dissoluto punito ossia il Don Giovanni) is a dramma giocoso in two acts with music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to an Italian libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte. It bears the number 527. KV premiered at the Prague Theatre (now called the State Theatre) on 29 October 1787. Although sometimes classified as comic, mixing comedy, melodrama and supernatural elements. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

W. A. Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Composer

Die_Zauberflöte_-_Mozart_100x81

The Magic Flute (original German title, Die Zauberflöte) is a Singspiel in two acts with music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder German. It is the last opera staged in the composer's life and premiered at the Theater an der Wien in Vienna on 30 September 1791 under the direction of Mozart himself, just two months before his death. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Dido and Aeneas - Henry Purcell

Dido and Aeneas (original title in English, Dido and Aeneas) is an opera in three acts by Henry Purcell and libretto in English dramatist and poet Nahum Tate (1652-1715), based on his tragedy Brutus of Alba or The Enchanted Lovers and song IV of Virgil's Aeneid. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Der Tod und das Mädchen

The String Quartet, No. 14 in D minor, D. 810, better known as Death and the Maiden (Der Tod und das Mädchen in German) is a quartet for two violins, viola and cello, composed by Franz Schubert in 1824. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Alberich  (Das Rheingold) 40x33cms Richard Wagner

Alberich and the theft of the Rhinegold (Das Rheingold) 40x33cms Richard Wagner Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Also sprach Zarathustra - Strauss

"Thus he spoke Zarathustra" by Richard Strauss on the book of Friedrich Nietzsche. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Atila 92x65 Verdi

Attila is an opera in a prologue and three acts by Giuseppe Verdi and libretto by Temistocle Solera, based on the play Attila, König der Hunnen of Zacharias Werner. It was released on March 17, 1846 at the Teatro La Fenice in Venice. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Brunhulde - Die Walküre

Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Das Rheingold - Wagner 116x89

Rheingold (original German title, Das Rheingold) is an opera in four scenes with music and libretto in German by Richard Wagner, the first of the four operas that make up the cycle The Ring of the Nibelung (Der Ring des Nibelungen) . It premiered at the Hoftheater in Munich on September 22, 1869. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Don Quixote

Don Quichotte (Don Quixote) is an opera in five acts by Jules Massenet to a French libretto by Henri Caïn. It was first performed on 19 February 1910 at the Opéra de Monte-Carlo. Painting : Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Carmen George Bizet

Carmen is a French comique opera in four acts by Georges Bizet and French libretto by Ludovic Halévy and Henri Meilhac, based on the Carmen novel by Prosper Mérimée, first published in 1845, which in turn possibly was influenced by the narrative poem the Gypsies (1824) Aleksander Pushkin. Mérimée had read the poem in Russian in 1840 and translated into French in 1852. Paint in progress Francisco Sanchis Cortés Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Falstaff is an operatic lyrical comedy in three acts with music by Giuseppe Verdi and an Italian script by Arrigo Boito. It is based on The Merry Wives of Windsor and contains scenes of Henry IV, both works by William Shakespeare. Its premiere took place on February 9, 1893 at the Teatro de la Scala in Milan, being the last of the great Italian operas. Painting in progress by Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Death of Lucretia - Britten  61x46

The rape of Lucretia (Scene of the death of Lucrecia) is a chamber opera, Op.37, with music by Benjamin Britten and libretto by Ronald Duncan English premiered at the Glyndebourne Festival on July 12, 1946. Duncan he based the libretto on the work of André Le Viol of Lucrèce Obey and this, in turn, was based on a poem by Shakespeare, and all drink from the account of Livy. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Der Fliegende Holländer

The Flying Dutchman ghost ship or the (original German title, The Flying Dutchman ghost ship or the (original German title, Der Fliegende Holländer) is a romantic opera in three acts with music and libretto by Richard Wagner German, inspired by the mem) is a romantic opera in three acts with music and libretto by Richard Wagner German, inspired by the memoirs of Lord of Schnabelewopski, Heinrich Heine. It premiered in Dresden in the Hofoper, on January 2, 1843. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Agustinius_134x140cms

"St. Augustine" The September 26, 2012 The diocese of Wurzburg (Germany) offered to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI in the Apostolic Palace of Castel Gandolfo the musical "Augustinus, a mosaic of sounds." The authors of the work are Winfried Böhm and Wilfried Hiller and the execution was carried out by the choir of the Cathedral of Wuerzburg. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Espartaco 92x73cms Kachaturiam

Spartacus is a ballet in three acts and ten scenes based on the life of Spartacus. It premiered on 27 December 1956 at the Kirov Theater in Leningrad had choreographed Nicolai Volkov and music of Aram Khachaturian. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Guerra y Paz 140x110 Prokofiev

War and Peace (original title in Russian, Война и мир, Voyna i mir, Op. 91) is an opera in two parts (a prologue and thirteen scenes), sometimes arranged for five acts, with music by Prokofiev and libretto Russian composer and Mira Mendelson own, based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Turandot 92x65 Puccini

Turandot is an opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Giuseppe Adami and Renato Simoni. The opera, unfinished by the death of Puccini, was completed by Franco Alfano and released on April 25, 1926 at La Scala in Milan. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Werther Massenet

Werther is an opera in four acts by Jules Massenet to a French libretto by Édouard Blau, Paul Milliet and Georges Hartmann, based on the epistolary novel The Sorrows of Young Werther (Die Leiden des Jungen Werther) Goethe. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Oh, Fortuna!

Carmina Burana is a scenic cantata of the twentieth century composed by Carl Orff between 1935 and 1936, using as text some of the medieval poems of Carmina Burana. It premiered on June 8, 1937 at the Alte Oper in Frankfurt am Main directed by Oskar Wälterlin.

"Pacific 231"  Arthur Honegger

Pacific 231 is an orchestral work by Arthur Honegger, composed in 1923 dedicated to the Locomotive that gives it the title. Paint in progress by Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Kindertotenlieder - Gustav Mahler

Kindertotenlieder (Songs to the dead children) is a cycle of songs, about twenty minutes long, for Gustav Mahler's voice and orchestra. The songs take their lyrics from poems by Friedrich Rückert. The songs were written in the post-romantic Mahlerian language, the mood and feeling they express are appropriate to the title and the text. The final song ends in D major and in a mood of transcendence. Paint in progress by Francisco Sanchis Cortés

"Messiah" - Häendel

Messiah HWV 56, is an oratorio composed by Georg Friedrich Händel in 1741. While in the other oratorios of Händel a marked Italian influence can be recognized, the music of The Messiah is rooted in the old German passions and cantatas. Painting: Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Alpine Symphony (Eine Alpensinfonie)

An Alpine Symphony (Eine Alpensinfonie), Op. 64, is a tone poem for a very large orchestra written by German composer Richard Strauss in 1915. It is one of Strauss's largest non-operatic works; the score calls for about 125 players and a typical performance usually lasts around 50 minutes. Paint in progress By Francisco Sanchis Cortés

The madness of Don Qixote

From Jules Massenet opera "Don Quixote" Painting Francisco Sanchis Cortés

Madame  Butterfly - Puccini

"Coro a bocca chiusa" - Humming Chorus Painting Francisco Sanchis Cortés