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Articles tagged with "by Laurent Pelly"

Opera Essentials: Manon

9 January 2014

A quick guide to Massenet's classic opera.

Manon’s musical highlights: The arias of Massenet's heroine

7 January 2014

We look at a handful of the gorgeous arias composed for this charming, capricious heroine.

Listen: Ermonela Jaho - 'I don't think to control myself when I sing'

20 December 2013

The Albanian soprano tells BBC Radio 3 about the appeal of Manon, and the tragedy that inspired her enthralling performance in Suor Angelica.

Manon and the seductive allure of courtesans and pleasure

17 December 2013

A look at the 19th-century fascination with the fallen woman.

Women Behaving Badly: Opera's greatest femmes fatales

6 December 2013

What is it about the ‘bad girls’ of opera that we find so appealing?

Kiri Te Kanawa to appear in Downton Abbey

3 October 2013

Much-loved soprano to play - and sing - the role of Nellie Melba, a pioneering Victorian opera singer.

Watch: Laurent Pelly on La Fille du régiment

23 September 2013

The acclaimed director on extending his involvement to design, his creative process and working with starry casts.

Problem parents in opera #1

8 July 2013

A look at a grand tradition of tragedy and tribulation, where the parents are more likely to be delinquent than their progeny.

Robert le diable released on DVD

24 June 2013

Laurent Pelly's production stars Olivier Award winner Bryan Hymel.

ROH's Christopher Wheeldon, Marianela Nuñez and Bryan Hymel all win 2013 Olivier Awards

29 April 2013

The National Theatre’s Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time takes seven awards.


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