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Articles tagged with "by Jonathan Kent"

Why Manon Lescaut launched Puccini into operatic stardom

6 December 2016

After erratic progress, Puccini’s third opera led the way for the subsequent triumphs of La bohème, Tosca and Madama Butterfly.

Contemporary truths in Manon Lescaut: a powerful glimpse into modern slavery

25 November 2016

Puccini’s opera offers a rare and nuanced glimpse into exploitation and the complexities of one woman’s indecision between servitude and freedom.

Your Reaction: What did you think of Puccini's Manon Lescaut?

23 November 2016

Sondra Radvanovsky and Aleksandrs Antonenko star in the first revival of Jonathan Kent’s thought-provoking Royal Opera production.

Puccini’s Manon Lescaut musical highlight: The intermezzo

17 November 2016

Even without vocals, Puccini's music still packs a remarkably powerful punch.

Opera Essentials: Puccini’s Manon Lescaut

22 October 2016

A quick guide to Puccini's first triumph.

Musical Highlight: ‘Donna non vidi mai’ from Manon Lescaut

13 October 2016

Puccini's passionate aria rapturously describes love at first sight.

Amazing ballet and opera settings that will make you want to travel

19 August 2016

Planning your next holiday? Tour opera and ballet settings to experience the locations that inspired composers and choreographers.

Explore Royal Opera House productions with pre-performance talks

27 January 2016

You don't need a performance ticket to attend a pre-show talk, meaning that exploring productions is even easier than before.

Cast Change: Maria Guleghina to sing in Tosca on 2 and 5 February 2016

27 January 2016

Odessan–born soprano replaces Amanda Echalaz in the role of Tosca.

Cast Change: Angela Gheorghiu to sing in Tosca on 25 and 29 January 2016

21 January 2016

Romanian soprano replaces Amanda Echalaz in the role of Tosca.

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