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Articles tagged with "Chorus"

Tosca Musical Highlight: The Te Deum

11 January 2016

A stunning musical depiction of Heaven and Hell closes Act I of Puccini's iconic Roman opera.

ROH Chorus and Orchestra members to perform Christmas music at special Lunchtime Recital on 7 December 2015

4 December 2015

Free lunchtime concert will feature French Christmas music by composers including Saint-Saëns and Poulenc.

Cavalleria rusticana Musical Highlight: The Easter Hymn

30 November 2015

Mascagni’s draws on church music in this masterful and intense evocation of a small community and one guilt-ridden woman’s position outside of it.

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.

Putting the chorus centre stage in Guillaume Tell

19 June 2015

How Rossini’s foregrounding of the people radically changed the balance of drama in the opera.

FUSED 2015: A festival of choruses and costume with ROH Thurrock

12 May 2015

This year’s exciting summer programme includes a costume party, BP Big Screen relay, and performances from our Thurrock singing groups. 

Madama Butterfly Musical Highlight: The Humming Chorus

17 March 2015

Puccini describes Cio-Cio-San’s vigil, as she desperately awaits the return of Pinkerton, with a chorus of ethereal beauty.

The Royal Opera Chorus and Plácido Domingo to make their West End LIVE debut this weekend

20 June 2014

Come and hear great choral moments from opera for free in Trafalgar Square on Saturday 21 June 2014.

Swap your al desko lunch for a lunchtime sing-along

16 April 2014

Big Sing Friday events offer a lunchtime injection of opera at the ROH, regardless of experience.

Musical highlight: a shiver-down-the-spine moment from Puccini's Turandot

21 August 2013

From the magical, hypnotic opening to the highly charged finale, a closer look at the people of Peking’s ‘Perché tarde la luna’.

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