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Adriana Lecouvreur is a fictional character from the 2011 film Adriana Lecouvreur.


  1. "Adriana Lecouvreur" is an opera in four acts by Francesco Cilea to an Italian libretto by Arturo Colautti, based on the 1849 play Adrienne Lecouvreur by Eugène Scribe and Ernest Legouvé. It was first performed on 6 November 1902 in Milan.
  2. "Adriana Lecouvreur" is a musical album of Angela Gheorghiu.
    • released in


  1. "Adriana Lecouvreur" is a 1955 film directed by Guido Salvini.
  2. "Adriana Lecouvreur" a.k.a. "Adrienne Lecouvreur" is a 1938 film directed by Marcel L'Herbier.
  3. "Adriana Lecouvreur" is a film, directed by John Copley.
    • starring: Joan Sutherland
    • genres: Biographical film, Music, Drama
    • released in (11 years ago)
  4. "Adriana Lecouvreur" is a 2011 drama, musical romance film written by Arturo Colautti and directed by François Roussillon.
    • starring: Angela Gheorghiu as Adriana Lecouvreur
    • released in (4 years ago)


Adriana Lecouvreur is a production of the opera by Francesco Cilea.

  • award:
    • Laurence Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Opera nomination for Jonas Kaufmann
    • Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Opera Production nomination for The Royal Opera

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Adriana Lecouvreur

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Google previewThe Concise Oxford Dictionary of Opera (1996)

by John Warrack, Ewan West

Adriana Lecouvreur. Opera in 4 acts by Cilea; text by Arturo Colautti, from the drama Adrienne Lecouvreur (1849) by Scribe and Legouvé. Prem. Milan, L, 6 Nov.

Google previewBlumenfeld's Dictionary of Musical Theater (2010)

Opera, Operetta, Musical Comedy by Robert Blumenfeld

Adriana Lecouvreur (ah' dree AH nah luh koo VRUHR) A verismo opera in four acts by Francesco Cilea; libretto by Italian nationalist ...

Google previewThe Hutchinson Concise Dictionary of Music (2014)

by Barrie Jones

Adriana Lecouvreur opera by Cilea (libretto by A Colautti, based on the play Adrienne Lecouvreur by Scribe and E Legouve), produced Milan, Teatro Lirico, 6 November 1902. Adriana meets a violent death from poisoned violets, given by a ...

Google previewUniversity Musical Encyclopedia: The opera: history and guide (1910)

by Louis C. Elson

More famous than these is Francesco Cilea, a young composer of promise, whose "Adriana Lecouvreur" contains music of great beauty and charm. The method of Mascagni is closely followed, even to the introduction of a tuneful and ...

Google previewThe American history and encyclopedia of music ... (1908)

by Janet M. Green, Josephine Thrall

Massenet's " Navarraise " is a " Lyric Episode in two Acts ;" Puccini's " Madame Butterfly," a "Japanese Tragedy;" Cilea's "Adriana Lecouvreur," a "Comedy Drama," and so it goes on, the composers finding, when they can, titles descriptive of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Recorded Sound (2004)

by Frank Hoffmann

Among them were Sonnambula with Lina Pagliughi, Ferruccio Tagliavini, and Cesare Siepi; Ernani, Nabucco, Forza del destino, Simon Boccanegra, Don Carlos, L'amico Fritz, Adriana Lecouvreur, Fanciulla del West, and L'amore dei tre re.

Google previewAmerican History and Encyclopedia of Music (1910)

by William Lines Hubbard

Massenet's " Navarraise " is a "Lyric Episode in two Acts;" Puccini's " Madame Butterfly," a "Japanese Tragedy;" Cilea's "Adriana Lecouvreur," a "Comedy Drama," and so it goes on, the composers finding, when they can, titles descriptive of the ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Music (2004)

by Christine Ammer

Adriana Lecouvreur Africaine, L' Agrippina Aida Albert Herring Alceste Amahl and the Night Visitors Amore dei tre Re, ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Musical Works (2004)

by Alison Latham

Adriana Lecouvreur. Opera in four acts by Cilea to a libretto by Arturo Colautti after Euge`ne Scribe and Ernest Legouve ́'s play (Milan, 1902). Adventures of the Vixen Bystrousˇka, The. See cunning little vixen, the. Africaine, L' ('The African ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Music and Musicians of Finland (1997)

by Ruth-Esther Hillila, Barbara Blanchard Hong

in Troubador, Desdemona in Otello, Mimi in La Boheme, Margareta in Faust, the Countess in The Marriage of Figaro, Elsa in Lohengrin, and the lead roles in Aida, Lucia di Lammermoor, Adriana Lecouvreur, Manon, Thäis, and Tosca.

Google previewHarvard Dictionary of Music (1969)

by Willi Apel

Adriana Lecouvreur. Opera in four acts by F. Cilea (libretto after E. Scribe and Legouve), produced in Milan, 1902. Setting: Paris, 1739. A due [It.]. Direction in orchestral parts indicating that two instruments notated on one staff (e.g., Flute 1 and ...

Google previewThe Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (1999)

by Don Michael Randel

2 Adriana Lecouvreur gato); that the performer is to improvise either ornaments or altogether new material such as a *cadenza; or that the tempo may be varied. Adriana Lecouvreur. Opera in four acts by Francesco Cilea (libretto by Arturo ...

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