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Articles tagged with "director"

Young Artist Profile: Greg Eldridge - 'Preparation is the most important thing'

13 July 2015

The Australian stage director on making sure that a production goes smoothly, from managing the schedule to standing in for sopranos during love scenes.

How to Stage an Opera: Opening the inner world of Król Roger

11 May 2015

When the huge stage you're working on can accommodate 33 red London buses, how do directors illuminate the nuanced inner struggles of a character?

The Beauty of Loneliness: How Christoph Marthaler is transforming the role of opera director

13 April 2015

The radical Swiss director is little known in the UK, but in mainland Europe he's recognized as one of the most distinctive and influential artists in his field.

How to Stage an Opera – the 2013/14 Season

31 July 2014

Our new series on the practicalities of staging an opera has looked at traditional favourites and controversial new productions.

Watch: Katharina Thoma on Un ballo in maschera

23 May 2014

The director discusses the love affairs, political conflicts and rebellions of Verdi’s tragedy.

Watch: Kasper Holten's Don Giovanni video diary (Episodes 1-8)

16 January 2014

Director's diary series looks at the process behind staging an opera, with more to come.

Watch: Ben Frost on The Wasp Factory

5 October 2013

The composer and director talks about creating a piece of musical theatre from Iain Banks's novel.

Watch: Laurent Pelly on La Fille du régiment

23 September 2013

The acclaimed director on extending his involvement to design, his creative process and working with starry casts.

Q&A: Joyce DiDonato

20 May 2013

The American mezzo-soprano answers your questions on preparation, regietheater and opera in cinemas.

Young Artist Profile: Stage Director Pedro Ribeiro on melding theatre and music

25 March 2013

The Portuguese Stage Director reflects on two years with The Royal Opera.

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