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Articles tagged with "adriana lecouvreur"

Some things are better left unsung: Why composers use speech in opera

2 November 2015

Composers have long explored the gamut of vocal expression from a whisper to a scream.

Opera in the City of Love: Paris as muse

13 May 2015

Composers have been inspired by everything about the French capital – from its seediness to its troubled political history – but most of all by its air of romance.

Cinema Season 2011/12 launched

23 September 2011

A look at the new season broadcasting opera and ballet to 22 countries and over 700 cinemas.