24 July 2015
Never mind the singers — the real stars of Francesca Zambello’s colourful production of Carmen are a charming horse, a docile donkey and four unflappable chickens.
11 March 2014
A donkey ('Esel' in German) was the leftfield subject of Strauss's comic final opera, Des Esels Schatten.
14 November 2013
The stage careers of The Royal Opera’s furry friends.
14 October 2009