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Die Frau ohne Schatten and The Opera Machine shortlisted for RPS Music Award

31 March 2015 at 11.11pm

Claus Guth’s production of Strauss’s exotic fairytale and the extraordinary multi-camera view of Die Walküre nominated for awards.

  1. Ballet and Dance

    Royal Ballet Soloist Alexander Campbell on choosing between ballet and cricket, and why he thinks sport helped his ballet training.

    What do cricket and ballet have in common?

    31 March 2015

    Royal Ballet Soloist Alexander Campbell on choosing between ballet and cricket, and why he thinks sport helped his ballet training.

    The great 20th-century choreographer broke all kind of taboos, including depicting death and loss – creating some of ballet’s most moving, and uplifting, works.

    MacMillan’s Dances of Death: Pushing the boundaries

    30 March 2015

    The great 20th-century choreographer broke all kind of taboos, including depicting death and loss – creating some of ballet’s most moving, and uplifting, works.

  2. Opera and Music

    Puerto Rican soprano and American tenor to replace Alexia Voulgaridou and Noah Stewart.

    Cast change: Ana María Martínez and Brian Jagde to sing in Madama Butterfly on 6 and 11 April 2015

    31 March 2015

    Puerto Rican soprano and American tenor to replace Alexia Voulgaridou and Noah Stewart.

    Illegal whisky has long been a conflicted symbol of American rebellion – and in Weill and Brecht’s opera <em>Mahagonny</em> represents the hero’s final downfall.

    Making Moonshine: Mahagonny, whiskey and the debt that can’t be paid

    31 March 2015

    Illegal whisky has long been a conflicted symbol of American rebellion – and in Weill and Brecht’s opera Mahagonny represents the hero’s final downfall.

  3. Learning

    BA (Hons.) course will focus on the cutting and making of costumes for opera, ballet, theatre, film and TV.

    Degree in Costume Construction to begin in September 2015

    30 March 2015

    BA (Hons.) course will focus on the cutting and making of costumes for opera, ballet, theatre, film and TV.

  4. Off stage

    We dug through our treasure trove of 300 years of Covent Garden artifacts as part of this global social media event.

    #MuseumWeek 2015: A look back on seven days of insights into our historic collections

    30 March 2015

    We dug through our treasure trove of 300 years of Covent Garden artifacts as part of this global social media event.