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Can you name the operas as they are described in one sentence?
Updated Feb 18, 2014
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In Spain, a woman dresses as a man to rescue her long-imprisoned husband.
A cursed hero is duped into betraying his beloved; he is murdered, she kills herself, and the world burns.
The captain of an English warship observes the battle of good and evil when a new crewman comes aboard and has a conflict with the master-at-arms.
A song contest is the background for romance and philosophizing in 16th century Germany.
A royal couple, a noble priest, a bird catcher, and the queen of the night are featured characters in this fantasy setting.
A selfish hero lives to regret his blasé rejection of a young woman's love and his careless incitement of a fatal duel with his best friend.
In upper-class Vienna, a young woman is engaged to a boorish man when she meets her true love carrying a silver rose.
In ancient China, a princess challenges suitors with riddles, until a mysterious prince arrives and offers her a challenge to guess his true name.
A nobleman and his new wife elope to his castle, where she finds seven locked doors.
A geisha is broken-hearted when her American husband returns from years abroad with a new wife.
In this adaption of a Shakespeare play, a general suspects that his wife is unfaithful after receiving false information from a trusted confidant.
A gypsy woman toys with the love of two men, a soldier and a bullfighter.
An Egyptian military commander struggles to choose between his love for an Ethiopian princess and his loyalty to the Pharaoh.
A barber helps a nobleman wed his true love using costumes and trickery to outwit his rival.
Mac the Knife is sentenced to hang unless he can find a way out of it.
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