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Articles tagged with "community"

What's it like to take a ballet class when you're blind?

1 August 2016

The Royal Opera House's weekly class for blind and partially sighted people debunks the myth that ballet is a solely visual art form.

Watch: How choral singing can unite a community

22 July 2016

Ensemble singing groups like the ROH Thurrock Community Chorus offer unique opportunities for engaging with all walks of life.

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.

Solomon Golding on classical dance and diversity: 'Ballet doesn't discriminate – if you’re good enough you will make it'

28 October 2015

The Royal Ballet's first black British male dancer on the art form's future.

Youth Opera Company to star alongside some of the world’s top opera singers in Carmen

19 October 2015

The Royal Opera’s young singing group will perform alongside singers including Bryan Hymel, Jonas Kaufmann and Sonya Yoncheva.

Free Pop Up book festival in Thurrock aims to inspire the next generation of writers

27 February 2014

Children’s literature festival to feature monster puppets, medieval game shows and an enchanted city.

Combating gloom in ‘Britain’s unhappiest town’

2 August 2012

Thurrock residents prove naysayers wrong by getting involved in creative activities at the ROH High House Production Park.