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Articles tagged with "Claude Debussy"

One masterpiece after another: The quiet revolutionism of Afternoon of a Faun

1 June 2015

Controversial at its premiere, this dreamlike story of unfulfilled desire has seduced several great artists over the past century.

Ballet Essentials: Afternoon of a Faun / In the Night / Song of the Earth

28 May 2015

Our quick guide to The Royal Ballet's mixed programme, featuring two acclaimed works by Jerome Robbins and Kenneth MacMillan's masterful study of loss.

Quoting Tristan: Echoes of Wagner over 150 years of music and film

3 December 2014

Richard Wagner's iconic masterpiece pervades Western culture.

Five operas adapted from plays: From stage to stave (and back again)

7 July 2014

Composers have long been inspired by the work of playwrights.

Claude Debussy and ballet: A beautiful fusion

22 August 2013

A look at ballets set to music by one of the 20th century’s greatest composers.