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Articles tagged with "design"

How the design of Royal Opera House red programmes has evolved through the ages

20 January 2017

Tastes change, as a fascinating trip through more than 250 years of historical souvenirs shows.

How La Fille mal gardée creates pastoral magic through 'Marmite' cartoons

7 October 2016

Cartoonist Osbert Lancaster's designs for Frederick Ashton’s bucolic masterpiece have drawn criticism over the years – but they play an important part in the ballet’s larger-than-life charm.

Box clever: How Il barbiere di Siviglia's wacky toy box staging adds to the comedy

2 September 2016

Patrice Caurier and Moshe Leiser’s production of Rossini’s most popular comedy thinks outside the box by performing within one.

Watch: The gruesome influences that shaped the staging of The Royal Ballet's Frankenstein

20 May 2016

Designer John Macfarlane gives an up-close look at the ballet's sets which include a full-size anatomy theatre complete with gory prop cadaver.

Watch: Julia Hansen on designing The Royal Opera’s L’Étoile — ‘The whole thing is a collage’

12 February 2016

The German stage designer discusses the challenges of designing sets and costumes for Chabrier’s bonkers comic opera.

Re-creating Rhapsody: Costume designer Natalia Stewart on breathing new life into historic designs

15 January 2016

Making William Chappell’s 1980 designs appeal to both contemporary audiences and dancers calls for a huge amount of research and innovation.

How the ROH Costume department create Tudor costumes for Elizabeth that are light enough to dance in

6 January 2016

Head of Costume Fay Fullerton on the challenges of re-creating Elizabethan costumes for 21st-century ballet.

ROH Collections Item of the Month: The Attilio Comelli Design Collection

19 November 2015

This extensive and beautiful collection from a pioneer of opera costume design gives an invaluable insight into the history of stagewear.

ROH Collections Items of the Month: Highlights from the Costume Collection

28 October 2015

We've picked two of our favourite opera items from the collection's 6,200 artefacts — shoes worn by Adelina Patti and Cecil Beaton’s iconic Turandot dress.

Join us for silk-painting workshops at Deloitte Ignite 15

27 August 2015

As we hang 12 specially-created silks telling the story of the Royal Opera House, get involved at one of our free workshops.

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