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Articles categorised as "Opera"

Experimentation, experimentation, experimentation: Über-radical opera in 1920s Germany

4 March 2015

The political situation in Germany's Weimar Republic contributed to perhaps the most wildly-creative decade in opera's history.

Listen: It may be tuneful, but Weill’s music underlines a ‘dark, cynical message’

3 March 2015

Conductor Mark Wigglesworth and mezzo-soprano Christine Rice discuss the juxtaposition of music and text in Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny.

Opera Essentials: Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny

2 March 2015

Our quick guide to Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht's impassioned satire on consumerism.

Watch: Will Self event live streamed for free on 4 March 2015

27 February 2015

Watch the novelist and journalist challenge the purpose of opera and the organizations that create it.


Watch: Noah Stewart sings 'L’Ultima canzone' by Tosti on Radio 3’s In Tune

27 February 2015

Leading American tenor discusses getting booed on stage and combining opera with Broadway musicals.

The Royal Opera’s Nabucco available to pre-order on DVD and Blu-ray

26 February 2015

Daniele Abbado's new production stars Plácido Domingo and Liudmyla Monastyrska.

Your reaction: Der fliegende Holländer live in cinemas

24 February 2015

What did you think of the live cinema relay of Wagner's early masterpiece?

Debate: Are intervals a frustrating distraction from the drama or a valuable break to gather thoughts?

24 February 2015

Which works do you think could do with an interval tweak?

Your Reaction: Die Zauberflöte 2015

24 February 2015

What did you think of David McVicar's production of Mozart's fantastical comedy?

Die Zauberflöte Musical Highlights: A tasting menu of different styles

23 February 2015

We celebrate the wide variety of musical styles Mozart uses in this wonderful opera.

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