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Articles tagged with "by Tim Albery"

Holding up a mirror: How opera composers reflect community and society

19 November 2015

Composers have long experimented with different ways of giving a sense of community, often using the chorus to highly dramatic effect.

Turn off your mind, relax and float downstream: Rethinking opera's approach to death

29 October 2015

Death finds an entirely new expression in Georg Friedrich Haas’s new opera Morgen und Abend.

First Night Revisited: Tannhäuser on 21 November 1955

9 October 2015

The first post-war production of Wagner's opera at Covent Garden had a chilly reception from the press, but provided opportunities for some remarkable emerging talent.

Opera and Music 2015/16

15 April 2015

Details of The Royal Opera’s 2015/16 Season have been announced.

Your reaction: Der fliegende Holländer live in cinemas

24 February 2015

What did you think of the live cinema relay of Wagner's early masterpiece?

Debate: Are intervals a frustrating distraction from the drama or a valuable break to gather thoughts?

24 February 2015

Which works do you think could do with an interval tweak?

The Shipping Cues: Why ships on stage make great drama

17 February 2015

Building a ship on stage might be a stage designer’s nightmare, but life on or by the sea has made ideal material for some of opera’s greatest stories.

Wagner’s masterful Der fliegende Holländer to be live screened in cinemas across the world on 24 February 2015

16 February 2015

Tim Albery’s acclaimed production of The Flying Dutchman stars Bryn Terfel and is conducted by Andris Nelsons.

Cast change: Egils Silins to perform in Der fliegende Holländer on 17 February

16 February 2015

Latvian bass-baritone to replace Bryn Terfel in the role of the Dutchman.

From legend to libretto: What drew Wagner to the myth of the Flying Dutchman?

9 February 2015

What was it in the tale of a doomed loner that so inspired the composer to create one of his first operatic masterpieces?

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