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Articles tagged with "by Richard Eyre"

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.

Introducing… Marina Rebeka

10 May 2015

Four years after stepping in for a single performance of La traviata, the remarkable soprano returns to the Royal Opera House.

Why are parties in opera always doomed to end in tears?

5 December 2014

Curses, seduction and murder are just the tip of the iceberg.

Venice has provided setting and inspiration for countless operas


3 October 2014

The city has an important association with the art form that reaches from I due Foscari to Death in Venice.

Your reaction: La traviata on BP Big Screens 2014

20 May 2014

What did you think of the first of three BP Big Screens this summer, which was also streamed live around the world?

How to Stage an Opera: tradition and transformation in La traviata

15 May 2014

Richard Eyre's production may look traditional, but its exaggerated theatricality invites a closer look.

Watch: Opera Short #1 is based on La traviata’s Brindisi

5 May 2014

The first film in our Opera Shorts series is a contemporary take on the story of La traviata.

Watch: Opera Shorts series

25 April 2014

We publish the first of five animated film shorts inspired by the music of La bohème and La traviata.

10 operas adapted from books: From page to stage


23 April 2014

Literature has long provided composers with inspiration.

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