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Articles categorised as "Opera"

Mozart and victims of fashion: how courtly extravagance hit the stage

16 June 2017

The enormous frocks in The Royal Opera’s production of Mozart’s opera Mitridate could be found in every European court and theatre for more than a hundred years.

Opera Essentials: Mozart’s Mitridate, re di Ponto

16 June 2017

Everything you need to know about this vibrant work, written when the composer was just 14 years old.

Verdi's Otello musical highlight: Desdemona’s Willow Song and Ave Maria

13 June 2017

An incredibly powerful argument for how goodness and love can survive in even the most nightmarish circumstances.

Opera Essentials: Verdi’s Otello

12 June 2017

Everything you need to know about this fiery Shakespearean tragedy, a late work from the master of Italian opera.

Pretty Yende’s opera journey: ‘Music is a gift to humanity’

9 June 2017

The award-winning South African soprano reflects on her musical journey, from church hymns with her grandmother to the world’s top opera houses.

Watch: A first glimpse of The Royal Opera's new production of Verdi's Otello

7 June 2017

Superstar tenor Jonas Kaufmann and conductor Antonio Pappano give a taste of this hotly-anticipated new production.

Jonas Kaufmann on why he's excited about his first Otello at the Royal Opera House

6 June 2017

The tenor shares the thrill of pushing his acting talents and vocal ability to the limit in the 'perfect Verdi opera'.

Why Puccini is the Alfred Hitchcock of music

6 June 2017

Antonio Pappano on his three-decade love affair with the composer's works, and why he's excited for La bohème.

Remembering Jeffrey Tate, former Principal Conductor of The Royal Opera

3 June 2017

The English conductor has died after a long and illustrious career.

Cast change: Verdi's Otello on 21, 24, 28 June and 2, 6, 10 July 2017

2 June 2017

The role of Iago will be sung by Marco Vratogna.

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