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Articles tagged with "Covent Garden"

Your Reaction: The Bolshoi at the Royal Opera House 2016

15 August 2016

What did you think of the Russian company's performances at Covent Garden this year?

What are your first memories of opera?

28 July 2016

Share your memories of the art form from The Royal Opera and beyond.

Frederick Ashton and Margot Fonteyn honoured with English Heritage blue plaques

10 June 2016

Iconic blue plaques affixed to the former homes of two of 20th century ballet's greatest stars celebrate their careers and legacy.

What are your first memories of ballet?

11 May 2016

Share your memories of first experiences of classical dance from The Royal Ballet and beyond.

A glimpse into the archives: The surprising history of Shakespeare at the Royal Opera House

22 April 2016

Many years before the RSC was established and Shakespeare's Globe was rebuilt, the Royal Opera House was an important hub for the Bard's work in London.

From the archives: The 1856 Covent Garden Fire

4 March 2016

160 years ago this weekend, a fire destroyed the Royal Italian Opera and led to the building of the current Royal Opera House.

Watch: Joby Talbot on creating The Winter’s Tale’s musical score – ‘The hardest thing I’ve ever had to compose’

8 February 2016

Shakespeare’s problem play is notoriously difficult to stage, and scoring a ballet adaption is no different.

Iced Gems: Remembering the Royal Opera House’s indoor ice-skating rink

19 January 2016

In the 1930s, long before on-ice theatre adaptations became an arena staple, the ROH had its own skating rink.

Nominations announced for BAFTA film awards 2016

8 January 2016

Bridge of Spies and Carol lead the nominations for this year's awards, presented at the ROH on 14 February 2016.

Watch: Ermonela Jaho on returning to Suor Angelica — 'I sing with a different perception now – I’m more dramatic'

7 January 2016

The Albanian soprano stars in the second opera of Puccini’s trio of one-acters, Il trittico.

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