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Articles tagged with "aida"

Dialogues des Carmélites: Poulenc's homage to some of opera's most famous female characters

21 May 2014

How iconic roles across two hundred years of operatic history inspired Poulenc's writing for the female voice.

The ROH during World War I: Suffragettes, star names and shut doors

28 February 2014

1914 and the First World War saw Covent Garden in a number of guises - from fancy dress ball venue to furniture store.

Operatic Pacifism

30 January 2014

In preparation for English Touring Opera's production of King Priam, we look at how pacifist ideals have influenced opera in the last century.

Watch: Roberto Alagna on Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore

14 August 2012

The French tenor discusses his forthcoming role as Nemorino.

Listen: David McVicar in Conversation

25 May 2012

The director of Les Troyens and Salome discusses his career to date.

The Aida Design Competition results

18 March 2011

Glittering prizes for entrants of the Aida Design Challenge

Watch: behind the scenes with the warriors in Aida

14 March 2011

Follow martial artists in their gruelling preparation for their performance in Aida.