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Articles tagged with "books"

Stories without words: Narrative ballets and their many inspirations

20 November 2014

How and where choreographers find stories has changed throughout the art form's history.

Kafka's daily grind: The Trial and the dehumanizing boredom of office life

9 October 2014

In his most famous stories this iconic author explored the relentless tedium of working life.

10 operas adapted from books: From page to stage


23 April 2014

Literature has long provided composers with inspiration.

World Book Day 2014: What books would you love to turn into an opera or ballet?

6 March 2014

From Animal Farm and Naked Lunch to Winnie the Pooh and Charlotte's Web, a few of your suggestions.

Ted Hughes: Adaptations for the stage and screen

6 November 2013

Before curtain up on How the Whale Became, a look at the writer's legacy across other art forms.

Your dream operas based on poems

17 May 2013

To celebrate The Royal Opera's new production of La donna del lago, we asked for your fantasy works.

Audrey Niffenegger on Raven Girl and swapping the page for the stage

11 May 2013

Bestselling author talks about her experiences of dance and the inspiration behind her latest work.

Kafka Fragments: 'The perfect marriage of text and music'

26 March 2013

Director Netia Jones and soprano Claire Booth on Kurtág’s song-cycle.

World Book Day 2013: Your dream operas and ballets based on literature

7 March 2013

From Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas to 1984: The Ballet, your fantasy works.

Franz Kafka: Cryptic, confessional, aphoristic

28 February 2013

Ahead of Kafka Fragments and The Metamorphosis, a look at the iconic writer’s work and worldview.

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