Opera Resource Library

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2018/19 Season Resources

Suggested Reading

The Complete Operas of Mozart by Charles Osborne
Mozart: A Meditation on His Life and Mysterious Death by Dr. Stefan Carter
The Mozart Effect by Don Campbell
The Master Musicians: Rossini by Richard Osborne


The Barber of Seville (Highlights)  Featuring Roberto Servile and the Failoni Chamber Orchestra (Budapest)
In Introduction…The Barber of Seville Written by Thomson Smillie, narrated by David Timson
Il barbiere di siviglia Featuring Manuel Ausensi and Ochestra e coro Rossini di Napoli


In Search of Mozart by Phil Grabsky, narrated by Juliet Stevenson
Il Barbiere di Siviglia  Featuring Gino Quilico, David Kuebler and Cecilia Bartoli with the Radio Symphony Orchestra Stuttgart and the choir of Cologne City Opera
Il Barbiere di Siviglia Featuring John Rawnsley, Max-René Cosotti and Maria Ewing with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and the Glyndebourne Chorus

Click here for Resources from the Winnipeg Public Library for the 2018/19 Season


The resource number can be found to the right of the book title (Example: OP.12). If you would like to reserve multiple resources please separate each resource number with a comma.
Please let us know if you have any questions or special requests regarding our Opera Library.

Did you know…

Manitoba Opera has an opera resource library!

Borrow any item free of charge for a two-week period! Our collection includes over 200 books on opera, composers, performers, music, librettos, as well as opera CDs, DVDs, and vinyl records.


For More Information

Scott Miller
Education & Outreach Coordinator


Hours & Location:

Monday – Friday  |  9:30am – 4:30pm
Lower Level of the Centennial Concert Hall