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Articles categorised as "Opera"

Opera Essentials: Offenbach’s Les Contes d’Hoffmann

27 October 2016

Our quick introduction to Tales of Hoffmann, the wonderful final work from a master of French music theatre.

The most striking art inspired by opera

26 October 2016

From the grand stages to the audiences themselves, opera has long inspired painters, photographers and mixed-media artists.

Debate: Should you dress up for the opera?

21 October 2016

Is the evening's magic lost if you don't wear black tie?

Your Reaction: What did you think of Shostakovich's The Nose?

21 October 2016

Barrie Kosky makes his Royal Opera debut with a new production of Shostakovich’s rarely-performed surrealist satire.

Shostakovich’s The Nose musical highlight: the percussion interlude

19 October 2016

The young composer pulled out all the stops with this exuberant interlude, as musical as it is unmusical.

Watch: Così fan tutte's cast and creative team on the 'genius of Mozart'

19 October 2016

Exclusive films take you behind the scenes of Jan Philipp Gloger’s new production of Mozart’s and Da Ponte’s third and final opera.

Your Reaction: Mozart’s Così fan tutte live in cinemas 2016

17 October 2016

What did you think of the live cinema relay of Jan Philipp Gloger's new production of Mozart and Da Ponte’s opera?

Semyon Bychkov on Mozart’s Così fan tutte: ‘It’s anything except what you expected’

17 October 2016

From the complex plot to the intricate details in the score, the conductor shares his views on Mozart’s ‘feminist’ opera.

Cast confirmation: Najmiddin Mavlyanov and Stefano Secco to sing in Il trovatore

17 October 2016

The tenors will share the role of Manrico, replacing Roberto Alagna on 4, 7, 10, 13 and 16 December.

Your Reaction: What did you think of Isango Ensemble's A Man of Good Hope?

14 October 2016

The new Royal Opera co-production with the Young Vic and the Isango Ensemble tells the story of a young refugee’s journey through Africa.

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