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Articles tagged with "by John Fulljames"

Cast change: Caitlin Hulcup to sing in The Return of Ulysses

15 January 2018

Australian mezzo-soprano to replace Christine Rice in the role of Penelope.

Your Reaction: What did you think of Monteverdi's The Return of Ulysses?

11 January 2018

Audience reactions and press reviews to Monteverdi's opera, performed at the Roundhouse.

Opera Essentials: Monteverdi's The Return of Ulysses

22 December 2017

A quick guide to Monteverdi’s action-packed opera, based on one of the oldest stories in the world.

Watch Live: Insights into The Royal Opera's production of The Return of Ulysses on 6 December 2017

5 December 2017

Join The Royal Opera from the Roundhouse for livestreamed performances and interviews around Monteverdi's opera.

Angels, devils, fools and women: exploring the role of the countertenor

24 January 2017

Under-appreciated for centuries, the countertenor now storms the operatic stage.

10 of opera's greatest soprano roles

15 September 2016

From the Queen of the Night to Turandot by way of Norma and Brünnhilde, we round up some of opera’s most devilishly difficult soprano roles.

Verdi and the rise of the mezzo-soprano

13 June 2016

With distinctive warm tones and a wide vocal range, Verdi realized the mezzo's potential - with exciting consequences.

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.

‘There is a place for magic in the world’: Philip Pullman and The Firework-Maker’s Daughter

8 December 2015

The award-winning author talks about his Eastern-inspired fairytale and the importance of introducing the arts to children.

Opera Essentials: The Firework-Maker’s Daughter

1 December 2015

Our quick introduction to this family opera inspired by Philip Pullman’s captivating fairytale.

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