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Articles tagged with "by Katie Mitchell"

New opera by George Benjamin and Martin Crimp announced

31 January 2017

Following the success of Written on Skin, Lessons in Love and Violence will have its world premiere on 10 May 2018.

10 of the greatest bass-baritone roles

30 January 2017

From devils and rogues, to lovers and rulers – who says tenors have to have all the fun?

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.

How George Benjamin’s opera Written on Skin creates music drama for the 21st century

24 January 2017

Benjamin and playwright Martin Crimp make dramatic alchemy, as devices that distance the audience paradoxically build to potent music drama.

Cast change: James Cleverton to sing in Written on Skin on 18 January 2017

18 January 2017

British baritone to sing the role of the Protector from side stage, covering Christopher Purves.

Your Reaction: What did you think of George Benjamin's Written on Skin 2017?

16 January 2017

Audience reactions to the return of Katie Mitchell's captivating Royal Opera production.

Aiming high: 10 of the most challenging 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.

Your Reaction: Lucia di Lammermoor in cinemas

25 April 2016

What did you think of the live cinema relay of Katie Mitchell's Royal Opera production of Donizetti's tragedy?

Watch: Behind the scenes on Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor

25 April 2016

Another chance to see interval films screened during The Royal Opera's live cinema relay.

The glass harmonica: the world's most dangerous instrument?

25 April 2016

Credited with unexplained deaths and mental breakdowns, how can 37 glass bowls cause so much chaos?

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