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Articles tagged with "Die Walküre"

Aiming high: 10 of the most challenging soprano roles

15 September 2016

From the Queen of the Night to Turandot by way of Norma and Brünnhilde, we round up some of opera’s most devilishly difficult soprano roles.

The Opera Machine nominated for a prestigious Lovie Award 2015

2 October 2015

Each year the awards honour the best in digital content across the whole of the European internet community.

Stormy Weather #2: Smart techniques for bringing a storm to the stage from history's great composers

23 January 2015

Beethoven inspired a host of operatic composers including Rossini, Verdi and Weill in musical methods for creating an operatic storm.

Wagner unpacked: A guide to one of opera's greatest composers

19 November 2014

Though always a controversial figure, this German composer revolutionized music.

The ultimate VIP pass: Go above and below, as well as backstage, at The Royal Opera

8 July 2014

Our new interactive experience allows you to see parts of the ‘Opera Machine’ usually hidden from audiences.

From Barbara Windsor to Stephen Hawking: Richard Wagner on Desert Island Discs

26 August 2013

A look into the BBC Radio 4 archives reveals the diversity of Wagner fans.

Listen: Dig deeper into The Ring with highlights from our ROH Insights

2 August 2013

Listen to our series of insights on Wagner's masterpiece.

Deloitte Ignite 2013 to be curated by Stephen Fry

22 May 2013

Festival to celebrate Verdi and Wagner bicentenaries; events include installations, broadcasts and theatrical performance.

Michael Portillo on the drama of a behind the scenes look at Die Walküre

14 January 2013

The broadcaster and former politician's account of a nail-biting climax to Royal Opera LIVE.

Listen: The Ring and Love ROH Insights session

26 October 2012

Roger Scruton, Peggy Reynolds and John Deathridge look into Wagner's masterpiece to ask if true love exists.

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