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Articles tagged with "baroque"

Listen: Monteverdi’s Orfeo on BBC iPlayer

3 March 2015

Another chance to hear The Royal Opera and Roundhouse’s acclaimed production of the first great opera.

Orfeo Musical Highlight: 'Possente spirto'

9 January 2015

Monteverdi shows both technical mastery and breathtaking innovation in this ravishing aria, a centrepiece of the opera.

Opera Essentials: Orfeo

22 December 2014

Our quick guide to the first operatic masterpiece, a tale of love and loss.

Gods in opera: From the all-powerful to imagined excuses for human (in)actions

29 October 2014

The arts have a long tradition of depicting gods but in an age of increased scepticism, depictions of higher powers are more interesting than ever.

Rediscovering lost operas: The fluctuating fortunes of your favourite works

17 October 2014

With artworks hostage to fashion and cultural sentiment, why a little digging might unearth a new classic.

L'Ormindo to return to Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare's Globe in February 2015

12 May 2014

Another chance to see Kasper Holten's acclaimed Royal Opera production of Cavalli's baroque opera.

L’Ormindo to be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on 14 April 2014

8 April 2014

A chance to hear The Royal Opera's musically lavish production of Cavalli’s comic Baroque opera.

The Royal Opera to stage L'Orfeo in collaboration with the Roundhouse in January 2015

26 March 2014

A Michael Boyd-directed production of Monteverdi's opera will be staged at the Camden venue.

Your reaction: L'Ormindo 2014

26 March 2014

What did you think of Kasper Holten's Royal Opera production at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse?

Tickets for Kasper Holten’s sold out production of L’Ormindo now available

24 March 2014

A very limited number of tickets for Cavalli’s Baroque opera can be booked via the Shakespeare’s Globe website.

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