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Articles tagged with "by Robert Carsen"

Falstaff musical highlight: ‘Sirena… quand’ero paggio del Duca di Norfolk’

29 June 2015

It may clock in at just forty seconds in length, but Falstaff’s gem of a mini-aria is a perfect expression of joyous nostalgia.

Opera Essentials: Falstaff

24 June 2015

Our quick guide to Verdi’s last opera, his comic masterpiece inspired by Shakespeare’s drunken knight.

Soprano Anna Devin - ‘Opera is all about communication and expressing yourself on stage. It’s up to you how you get there’

11 June 2015

Former Jette Parker Young Artist on how opera has helped her tackle dyslexia, and returning to Covent Garden to perform Falstaff.

Laughing out Loud Part 2: More of our favourite comic moments in opera

24 April 2015

Look on the sunny side of opera with a handful of the art form’s jollier moments.

Young Artist profile: Luis Gomes – ‘To perform a lead role at the Royal Opera House is a moment you wait for your whole life’

9 April 2015

Portuguese tenor on stepping up to perform at the last minute, making his debut in a lead role and converting his family to opera.

Group Booking opens for Summer Season 2014/15

9 March 2015

Great savings for productions including Wayne McGregor's new full-length Royal Ballet work Woolf Works and the farewell run of John Copley's beloved production of Puccini's La bohème.

Nominations for Olivier Awards 2015 announced

9 March 2015

Nominees include Jonas Kaufmann, Christopher Wheeldon, and The Royal Opera's offsite programme in collaboration with Shakespeare's Globe and the Roundhouse.

Laughing in the face of tragedy: Black comedy in opera

21 August 2014

Anna Nicole is just the tip of an iceberg – operas have long come with a sharp edge.

Operageddon: Musings on the end of the world

24 June 2014

Opera has always flirted with catastrophic events. We look at how opera composers and directors have faced the apocalypse.

Roundup: Inside Dialogues des Carmélites’s community ensemble

12 June 2014

As the curtain falls on Dialogues des Carmélites, a look at a remarkable project.

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