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Articles by Rachel Beaumont

Listen: Wagner’s Tannhäuser – ‘It’s an amazing discovery to feel that way about music’

29 April 2016

Emma Bell, Christian Gerhaher and Hartmut Haenchen speak about Wagner’s early masterpiece.

Listen: The Importance of Being Earnest – ‘I think it would make other types of music laugh’

31 March 2016

Four singers from The Royal Opera’s revival of Gerald Barry’s acclaimed operatic adaptation of Wilde’s classic play discuss food, convention and keeping a straight face.

Remembering Peter Maxwell Davies

14 March 2016

The English composer, a leading light in contemporary music, has died at the age of 81.

Opera Essentials: The Importance of Being Earnest

4 March 2016

Our quick introduction to Gerald Barry’s bonkers and brilliant adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s much-loved comedy.

Boris Godunov musical highlight: The Coronation Scene

29 February 2016

Musorgsky's musical portrait of a fractured society and a fractured mind.

The masterpieces that could have been: Piecing together Musorgsky’s unfinished operas

22 February 2016

Beset by personal demons, Musorgsky only finished one opera in his life, but the nuggets of those that he abandoned offer a tantalizing glimpse of what could have been.

Watch: How morning ballet class has changed over the last 200 years

17 February 2016

The all-important morning class has changed considerably over the centuries as the art form has evolved.

Music Essentials: ‘The Mighty Handful’ Orchestral Concert

2 February 2016

Our quick introduction to these five influential Russian composers, this month celebrated in a concert with Antonio Pappano and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House.

L’Étoile Musical Highlight: ‘Ô petite étoile’

22 January 2016

Chabrier’s wonderful song of youthful dreaming makes history's neglect of the composer all the more surprising.

Remembering Pierre Boulez

6 January 2016

The great composer and conductor has died at the age of 90.

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