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Articles tagged with "by Giuseppe Verdi"

Watch: How to play an operatic tyrant

6 February 2017

The cast and creative team of Verdi’s Il trovatore on what makes the opera's score and characters so impactful.

Verdi’s Il trovatore to be relayed live to cinemas on 31 January 2017

26 January 2017

David Bösch’s haunting Royal Opera production features some of the composer's most recognisable music, including the Anvil Chorus.

Your Reaction: What did you think of Verdi's Il trovatore (2016/17)

5 December 2016

Read the audience's reactions following the first revival of David Bösch’s new production for The Royal Opera.

Watch: Verdi’s 'Anvil Chorus' from Il trovatore

20 July 2016

Watch The Royal Opera Chorus perform the famous ‘Coro di zingari’ from Act 2, Scene 1 of Giuseppe Verdi's 1853 opera.

Your Reaction: Verdi's Il trovatore on BP Big Screens and YouTube

14 July 2016

What did you think of David Bösch’s new production of Verdi's operatic masterpiece, broadcast live around the world?

Anvils as instruments? Why every orchestra could do with some heavy metal

22 June 2016

How an enormous block of steel became a big hit on the opera stage - and beyond.

Your Reaction: Un ballo in maschera

19 December 2014

What did you think of Katharina Thoma's production of Verdi's thrilling tragedy?

The ‘deep humanity and dark colour’ of Verdi’s I due Foscari

21 October 2014

Chorus Director Renato Balsadonna on conducting his first opera at the Royal Opera House.

Opera and censorship: A history of bans and forced rewrites

8 June 2014

Political and moral agendas have seen some of history's greatest composers put under pressure to change their work.

Thomas Hampson: A true "Mastersinger"

25 February 2013

We profile the American baritone, who appears in Simon Boccanegra this summer.