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Articles tagged with "Der Rosenkavalier"

Royal Opera broadcasts for autumn and winter 2016/17 announced

25 August 2016

Upcoming radio broadcasts from Covent Garden include Così fan tutte, Norma and The Barber of Seville.

Verdi and the rise of the mezzo-soprano

13 June 2016

With distinctive warm tones and a wide vocal range, Verdi realized the mezzo's potential - with exciting consequences.

10 transformative opera marathons

24 April 2016

As the London Marathon takes place, take a look at the longest works in the operatic repertory.

Remembrance of things past: Nostalgia in opera

14 December 2015

Opera is one of many art forms that loves to dwell on what might have been.

Women who win the day: Opera’s triumphant heroines


2 September 2015

Opera is (perhaps justly) infamous for killing off its heroines – we look at some of the women who buck the trend.

Max Reinhardt: The man who 'invented' modern theatre direction

26 June 2014

Without the Austrian director, we wouldn't have the vision-led operas we love to debate today.

Strauss's greatest soprano roles

13 June 2014

Richard Strauss was renowned for writing for the soprano voice. Here's a brief guide to some of our favourite roles.

The A-Z of Richard Strauss: D is for Dresden

4 March 2014

The bombing of his favourite city in World War II left Strauss distraught and inspired one of his greatest final works.

Strauss unpacked: A guide to one of the 20th century's great composers

6 February 2014

In his long career the German composer created some of the finest operas of the 20th century.