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Carmen, a young gypsy, is arrested by Don José for fighting. She gets him to let her go and commit treason. Later on Don José stabs her. Composed by Georges Bizet

Carmen

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Ethipian princess falls in love with an Egyptian General. They run away but are caught by a jealous Egyptian princess. She buries the General alive but the Ethiopian princess sneaks in his tomb. Composed by Giuseppe Verdi.

Aida

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Composed by Mozart. Figaro and Susanna want to marry. Marcellina wants to marry Figaro, the Count has made unwanted advances on Susanna, and Figaro has to pay a debt before he marries.

The Marriage of Figaro

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Composed by Rossini. Count Almaviva love Rosina, the ward of Dr Bartolo. Figaro promises the Count he will help h get the girl. After many disguises, he succeeds the notary that was to wes Rosina and Dr. Bartolo.

The Barber of Seville

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Composed by Rossini. William Tell is a Swiss Patriot and helps a fugitive escape Austria's Governor. When the Gov. Asked him to bow he didn't. He had a to shoot an apple off his sons head. Got arrested. Escapes and has his son set his house on fire.

William Tell

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Composed by Mozart. Don Giovanni tries to deduce Donna Anna. He kills her father in a sword fight. When the fathers statue comes to life, the statue drags Giovanni to Hell.

Don Giovanni