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Articles by Alasdair Steven

Remembering Nicolai Gedda’s Covent Garden performances

10 February 2017

The world renowned Swedish tenor passed away on 8 January 2017.

Remembering conductor Georges Prêtre (1924–2017)

5 January 2017

The great French conductor worked with The Royal Opera several times.

Remembering Peter Farmer (1936–2017)

3 January 2017

The designer worked extensively with The Royal Ballet throughout his career.

Remembering designer Desmond Heeley

22 June 2016

The British designer worked extensively in theatre, opera and ballet, and created numerous designs for the Royal Opera House.

Remembering Alberto Remedios at the Royal Opera House

15 June 2016

The Liverpudlian Heldentenor has died at the age of 81.

Remembering Elsie Morison

27 April 2016

The Australian soprano was a leading figure in the early days of the Covent Garden Opera Company.

David Drew: A look back at his life with The Royal Ballet

19 October 2015

An illustrious figure associated with The Royal Ballet for more than fifty years, the former Principal dancer has died after a long illness.

British statistician and former Chairman of the Royal Opera House Claus Moser dies

5 September 2015

German-born academic, civil servant and life peer made a huge contribution to public life.

Performance of Falstaff on 18 July 2015 to be dedicated to the memory of Jon Vickers

13 July 2015

The Canadian tenor was particularly acclaimed for his performances in Verdi, Wagner and as Peter Grimes, but was also celebrated across a wide repertory.

Derek Rencher: A look back at his life with The Royal Ballet

23 December 2014

In his nearly fifty years with the Company, the dancer created roles in several modern classics.

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