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Articles tagged with "Engelbert Humperdinck"

Girls being boys being girls: a short history of opera’s trouser roles

11 January 2017

Lovesick teens, feisty young heroes, or supernatural beings – there's an important place for women playing men (then dressing up as women again?) in opera.

Some things are better left unsung: Why composers use speech in opera

2 November 2015

Composers have long explored the gamut of vocal expression from a whisper to a scream.

Operatic magic: Fairytales and magical stories in opera

17 February 2015

Composers have long used magical settings to tell moving, profound and very human stories.

Fun for All the Family: Operas originally created for children

7 November 2013

Opera has a long tradition of child-friendly works. Before curtain up on How the Whale Became, a few iconic examples.