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Articles tagged with "Elizabeth I"

Musical Highlight from Maria Stuarda: the Confrontation Scene

30 June 2014

The fiery scene that originally led to the opera being banned sees Donizetti at his most blisteringly dramatic.

The Real Maria Stuarda: Three husbands, two murders and a rival queen south of the border

16 June 2014

Intrigue, murder and some bad decisions in the life of Mary Queen of Scots.

Your reaction: Gloriana in cinemas

25 June 2013

Audience tweets from the final live relay of the 2012/13 Cinema Season.

Watch: Toby Spence and Susan Bullock on Gloriana

20 June 2013

Find out more about Britten’s underperformed gem from the lead singers.

Royalty on stage: Famous examples and struggles with censorship

18 June 2013

To celebrate Richard Jones's new production of Gloriana, a look at changing depictions.

Opera Essentials: Gloriana

17 June 2013

A quick guide to Benjamin Britten's opera depicting the tensions between affairs of state and affairs of the heart.

Political operas #1: Don Carlo, Simon Boccanegra and Gloriana


3 May 2013

From the terrors of the Spanish Inquisition to a troubled English queen, three iconic examples.