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Articles tagged with "by Matthew Herbert"

Listen: Hilary Mantel on Faustian pacts, and what would tempt her

9 April 2014

The award-winning novelist on how she has explored the nature of evil and the devil in her own work.

Peeling back the myth: Searching for the Real Doctor Faustus


4 April 2014

Why has Faust's story continued to fascinate audiences?

Gallery: Bryn Terfel recording the voice of Méphistophélès for The Crackle

2 April 2014

Welsh bass-baritone's voice to be used in Matthew Herbert’s new opera.

Catch up: Ruth Padel goes behind the scenes of Faustian Pack

29 March 2014

The award-winning poet has been blogging from rehearsals.

Hilary Mantel gets inside the head of Faust: 'The greatest terror is the terror of not knowing'

25 March 2014

The author of Wolf Hall on artistic pressures and what a pact with the devil might mean today.

Watch: John Fulljames introduces A Faustian Pack

21 March 2014

Programme includes two new works inspired by the Faust story: Luke Bedford’s Through His Teeth and Matthew Herbert’s The Crackle.

Introducing Chirp: An app that uses music to share data


15 March 2014

Composer Matthew Herbert makes use of the app in his opera The Crackle to add another layer to the performance experience.

Ruth Padel to be The Royal Opera’s first Writer in Residence

4 March 2014

Poet and author joins rehearsals and performances for Faustian Pack series in March and April 2014.

Introducing A Faustian Pack

3 February 2014

There are already at least 40 operatic adaptations of the Faust legend, so why has The Royal Opera commissioned two more?