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Articles tagged with "character"

Getting it Right: Peter Wright on his production of Giselle

16 February 2016

Wright’s Royal Ballet production has become the must-see staging of this quintessential Romantic ballet.

Women who win the day: Opera’s triumphant heroines

2 September 2015

Opera is (perhaps justly) infamous for killing off its heroines – we look at some of the women who buck the trend.

Female Character Artists: from loving mother to bloodthirsty baddy

5 February 2015

These expert dancer-actors are as important to the drama as the leading lady.

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?