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Articles tagged with "coloratura"

The Rise and Rise of the Romantic Tenor

23 June 2015

How one vocal experiment revolutionized operatic vocal writing, and what audiences expected from the art form's leading men.

Die Zauberflöte Musical Highlights: A tasting menu of different styles

23 February 2015

We celebrate the wide variety of musical styles Mozart uses in this wonderful opera.

Opera Essentials: Il barbiere di Siviglia

5 September 2014

Our quick guide to Rossini's comic masterpiece, The Barber of Seville.

Opera Essentials: Ariadne auf Naxos

23 June 2014

A quick guide to Strauss's sparkling tragi-comedic opera.

Your reaction: La donna del lago in cinemas

28 May 2013

Audience tweets from the cinema relay of John Fulljames's Royal Opera production.

Eglise Gutiérrez talks about La sonnambula

3 November 2011

The Cuban-American soprano talks about her role in Marco Arturo Marelli's production of Bellini's opera.