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Articles tagged with "George Benjamin"

How The Royal Opera has kept opera looking forward for more than three hundred years

25 May 2017

The ROH has been home to major opera premieres dating all the way back to our first resident composer Handel – as material from ROH Collections shows.

10 of the greatest bass-baritone roles

30 January 2017

From devils and rogues, to lovers and rulers – who says tenors have to have all the fun?

Angels, devils, fools and women: exploring the role of the countertenor

24 January 2017

Under-appreciated for centuries, the countertenor now storms the operatic stage.

How George Benjamin’s opera Written on Skin creates music drama for the 21st century

24 January 2017

Benjamin and playwright Martin Crimp make dramatic alchemy, as devices that distance the audience paradoxically build to potent music drama.

Cast change: James Cleverton to sing in Written on Skin on 18 January 2017

18 January 2017

British baritone to sing the role of the Protector from side stage, covering Christopher Purves.

Your Reaction: What did you think of George Benjamin's Written on Skin 2017?

16 January 2017

Audience reactions to the return of Katie Mitchell's captivating Royal Opera production.

Joyce DiDonato, John Tomlinson and Written on Skin win RPS Music Awards

14 May 2014

Other winners include Daniel Barenboim, Welsh National Opera and the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

Three operas staged at the Royal Opera House short-listed for awards

25 October 2013

George Benjamin, Gerald Barry and David Bruce short-listed for British Composer Award 2013.

The Royal Opera commissions new work from George Benjamin and Martin Crimp

14 June 2013

Written on Skin composer and writer to create new opera that will have its premiere in 2018.

The Rite of Spring celebrates 100 years

29 May 2013

The iconic ballet had its premiere century ago today.

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