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Articles tagged with "Brothers Grimm"

Kenneth MacMillan: The angry young man of ballet

27 May 2016

The British choreographer transformed classical dance by looking to the influences of the theatre.

What is it about fairytales that continues to fascinate composers and audiences?

30 December 2015

The centuries-old form continues to inspire, even into the 21st century through works such as The Firework-Maker’s Daughter.

Operatic magic: Fairytales and magical stories in opera

17 February 2015

Composers have long used magical settings to tell moving, profound and very human stories.

Opera Essentials: Die Frau ohne Schatten

12 February 2014

A quick guide to Richard Strauss and Hugo von Hofmannsthal's mystical masterpiece.