Opera 100

Here we write a 100-word précis of numerous opera plots. This is an ongoing and serendipitous series, the idea being to present the storyline in an instant. Click on the opera's title to read the short synopsis. Those with a yellow background you have already visited. There are 20 to a page.

Puccini: La bohème
Puccini: Tosca
Puccini: Turandot
Rossini: Il turco in Italia
Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier
Strauss: Elektra
Stravinsky: The Rake's Progress
Tchaikovsky: Cherevichki [The Tsarina's Slippers]
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin
Verdi: Aida
Verdi: La traviata
Verdi: Otello
Wagner: Das Rheingold [Der Ring des Nibelungen: I]
Wagner: Der Ring des Nibelungen [complete]
Wagner: Die Walküre [Der Ring des Nibelungen: II]
Wagner: Götterdämmerung [Der Ring des Nibelungen: IV]
Wagner: Siegfried [Der Ring des Nibelungen: III]
Wagner: Tannhäuser
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