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Articles tagged with "Arnold Schoenberg"

A three-course meal: Puccini’s Il trittico and the tradition of piecing short operas together

19 February 2016

Like a collection of short stories or the B-movies of the 1940s and 50s, grouping operas together allows us to appreciate their contrasts.

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.

What is serialism?

25 July 2014

Schoenberg saw the possibilities of serialism and his views of God as intrinsically linked.

Arnold Schoenberg: The most important composer of the 20th century?

24 July 2014

Moses und Aron was the last – and greatest – of four forays the Austrian made into the art form.

Opera Essentials: Schoenberg's Moses und Aron

23 July 2014

Our guide to an essential modernist masterpiece.

Not-so-easy listening made easier: How to listen to the unfamiliar as well as the familiar

22 July 2014

Schonberg's Moses und Aron may seem daunting, but dip a toe in the water and you might be pleasantly surprised.

Welsh National Opera to take up summer residencies at ROH from 2014

17 January 2013

WNO to perform Moses und Aron, Peter Pan and new commission on Main Stage.

John Cage: Still a controversial figure 100 years on from his birth

5 September 2012

We look at one of the 20th century's most polarizing composers.