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Articles tagged with "by David McVicar"

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.

Some things are better left unsung: Why composers use speech in opera

2 November 2015

Composers have long explored the gamut of vocal expression from a whisper to a scream.

Your Reaction: Le nozze di Figaro in cinemas 2015

5 October 2015

What did you think of David McVicar's production of Mozart's brilliant comic opera, The Marriage of Figaro?

Watch: Members of the cast and creative teams on Le nozze di Figaro

5 October 2015

Backstage films from the live relay of Le nozze di Figaro including rehearsal footage and exclusive interviews.

Cast change: Sophie Bevan to sing in Le nozze di Figaro on 5 and 9 October 2015

5 October 2015

British soprano to replace Anita Hartig as Susanna.

Opera as an emotional healer: Simon Callow on Mozart the Dramatist and Le nozze di Figaro

2 October 2015

The acclaimed actor, director and writer explores Mozart’s dramatic genius and the unique qualities of The Marriage of Figaro.

Your reaction: Le nozze di Figaro 2015

16 September 2015

What did you think of the return of David McVicar's production of Mozart's comic opera?

Le nozze di Figaro Musical Highlight: ‘Dove sono i bei momenti’

14 September 2015

Mozart showcases his immense skill in depicting complex characters with this exquisite aria depicting Countess Almaviva’s inner torment.

Women who win the day: Opera’s triumphant heroines

2 September 2015

Opera is (perhaps justly) infamous for killing off its heroines – we look at some of the women who buck the trend.

Sky Arts set to broadcast seven ROH productions during autumn 2015

24 August 2015

A number of recent Royal Opera and Royal Ballet productions will be shown on Sky Arts over the coming months.

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