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Articles tagged with "children"

Opera Essentials: Peter Pan

21 July 2015

Our quick introduction to Richard Ayres’s enchanting opera, inspired by J.M. Barrie’s classic characters.

Watch: Experiencing opera for the first time — ‘How do they hold a note for so long!?’

20 July 2015

We followed brothers Ethan and Kian as they attended their first opera at one of our Welcome Performances, with preconception-shattering results.

Ballerinas with bumps: Elizabeth Harrod and Laura McCulloch on the challenges of balancing dancing and motherhood

10 April 2015

Two Soloists - one a new mother and the other expecting - on the challenge of juggling two hugely exhausting but rewarding jobs.

How to write a family opera

26 March 2015

Nordic myth, magic spells and supernatural powers: Jonathan Dove on the challenges of writing an opera for all ages

Theatres and galleries are not classrooms, so why do we treat them as if they were?

11 November 2014

Should arts organizations try to fit into educational practices or embrace their own worth asks Anna Cutler of Tate.

Arts in a hospital school: 'The best time at the worst time'

28 October 2014

Staff from the Children's Hospital School at Great Ormond Street describe how having the arts at the heart of their curriculum is key to pupils' success.

Two years in: The Royal Opera House Bridge 2013/14 Annual Review digested

8 October 2014

A closer look at how children and young people in the east of England are connecting with art and culture.

Opening the doors to our theatre, and opening minds about opera and ballet

9 June 2014

Harriet Harman draws some curious conclusions from a visit to the ROH.

What pieces of music should every child hear?

4 June 2014

With the importance of music in education once more in the headlines, what music would you ensure everyone had access to?

Watch: Director Natalie Abrahami on How the Whale Became

5 December 2013

A behind-the-scenes glimpse of rehearsals for the operatic adaptation of Ted Hughes’s creation tales.

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