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Articles tagged with "by Laurent Pelly"

Why opera isn't all tragedies and trauma

22 May 2017

There's more to the art form than doom and gloom, as a number of comic gems prove.

Cast change: Liparit Avetisyan to sing in L’elisir d’amore in summer 2017

20 April 2017

Tenor replaces Rolando Villazón in the role of Nemorino for upcoming performances on 27, 30 May; 3, 6 June.

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?

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.

Opera in the City of Love: Paris as muse

13 May 2015

Composers have been inspired by everything about the French capital – from its seediness to its troubled political history – but most of all by its air of romance.

Grand opera: A challenge for tenors and an opportunity for the chorus

30 April 2015

How changing singing styles made the heroes of such operas as Guillaume Tell sound more dangerous.

Exploding apples and slow motion arrows: how to stage moments of high drama in grand opera

19 March 2015

Have we gone beyond Wagnerian snobbery about the genre’s reliance on special effects?

Exploding palaces and masses of high Cs – the rise, fall and rise again of grand opera

20 February 2015

In her first post, our Writer in Residence explores the fortunes of a spectacular art form.

Your reaction: L'elisir d'amore in cinemas 2014

26 November 2014

What did you think of the live cinema relay of Laurent Pelly's Royal Opera production of Donizetti's comedy?

Watch: Members of the cast and creative team on L'elisir d'amore

26 November 2014

Backstage films from the live relay of L'elisir d'amore, including Bryn Terfel on why it may be the best opera ever written.

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