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Articles tagged with "Boris Godunov"

Celebrate Eugene Onegin and Boris Godunov with our new Russian-inspired cocktail

3 January 2016

Our restaurants have created a new cocktail of vodka, rosemary and lime for winter productions.

Holding up a mirror: How opera composers reflect community and society

19 November 2015

Composers have long experimented with different ways of giving a sense of community, often using the chorus to highly dramatic effect.

Turn off your mind, relax and float downstream: Rethinking opera's approach to death

29 October 2015

Death finds an entirely new expression in Georg Friedrich Haas’s new opera Morgen und Abend.

Opera in the Real World Part 2: The historical figures behind some of opera's greatest characters

22 April 2015

Composers have often looked to the real world for operatic inspiration – though their real-life subjects often undergo some operatization on their way to the stage.

Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season 2015/16

15 April 2015

Live Cinema Season 2015/16 includes 6 Royal Opera and 6 Royal Ballet productions screened live in cinemas across the world.

Opera's Madmen

11 October 2013

From Russian tsars to Suffolk fishermen, Alban Berg's Wozzeck isn't the only opera character to be driven insane.

Six to ten: Russian Literature on stage

4 September 2012

A further five adaptations of famous Russian works.