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Articles by John Fulljames

Why opera's future is more diverse than its past

21 September 2015

Opera is reinventing itself and creating a more relevant, inclusive and dynamic art-form in the process.

Help us shape the future of opera

13 May 2015

Join us for a weekend of passionate discussion and informal conversation, connecting with others who care about the art form.

Watch: Opera Shorts series

25 April 2014

We publish the first of five animated film shorts inspired by the music of La bohème and La traviata.

Introducing A Faustian Pack

3 February 2014

There are already at least 40 operatic adaptations of the Faust legend, so why has The Royal Opera commissioned two more?

Research and development: a hidden but vital part of the production process

27 November 2013

Associate Director of Opera John Fulljames takes a look at a vital, but usually hidden, aspect of staging a work.

‘Showing us how we are by inventing who we were’: John Fulljames on Walter Scott

9 April 2013

Ahead of La donna del lago and BBC Radio 4’s Scott Season, the director on the author’s appeal.

Taking children to the opera? Listen without prejudice

2 April 2013

Director John Fulljames on creating works specifically for young people.