comic opera

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comic opera

a play largely set to music, employing comic effects or situations
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The names alone raise a smile - and their comic opera antics have been delighting audiences for 130 years.
Meltham Church Gilbert & Sullivan Society performs the comic opera HMS Pinafore
6) New productions of comic operas included Mattia Vento's Il bacio with libretto by Carlo Francesco Badini, and Pietro Alessandro Guglielmi's La sposa fedele with libretto by Pietro Chiari.
Between 1871 and 1896 they collaborated on 14 comic operas.
Two Italian comic operas - one from the Renaissance and one by a 20th century experimental composer - will be performed Friday night at Beall Concert Hall by students from the University of Oregon opera program.
College-level collections strong in stage analysis and social commentary on the arts will find GILBERT AND SULLIVAN an outstanding pick, offering a survey of the comic operas they produced and their social impact.
WORCESTER - Gilbert & Sullivan fans have only two days to wait until the curtain rises on one of their most beloved comic operas, "The Mikado.
This screening is the last in The BP Summer Big Screen initiative so make the most of it while you can with the most famous of all Italian comic operas, full of instantly recognisable music and a certain barber called Figaro.
The most famous of all Italian comic operas, The Barber of Seville features love, laughter and a resourceful heroine, aided and abetted by Figaro, the town barber.
With its familiar music, The Barber of Seville is arguably the most famous of all Italian comic operas, featuring love, laughter and a resourceful heroine, aided and abetted by Figaro, town barber, extraordinaire.
Which of Gilbert and Sullivan's comic operas has no spoken dialogue?