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Articles tagged with "Gerald Barry"

Listen: The Importance of Being Earnest – ‘I think it would make other types of music laugh’

31 March 2016

Four singers from The Royal Opera’s revival of Gerald Barry’s acclaimed operatic adaptation of Wilde’s classic play discuss food, convention and keeping a straight face.

Wilde at heart: the surreal brilliance of Gerald Barry’s The Importance of Being Earnest

30 March 2016

Irish composer Gerald Barry defies common sense at every turn in his operatic adaptation of Wilde’s classic play, to surprisingly ingenious effect.

The Importance of Being Earnest Musical Highlight: ‘And this is what you call Bunburying?!’

21 March 2016

Gerald Barry warps Oscar Wilde’s celebrated absurdist comedy into something even stranger in his brilliant operatic adaptation.

Opera Essentials: The Importance of Being Earnest

4 March 2016

Our quick introduction to Gerald Barry’s bonkers and brilliant adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s much-loved comedy.

Gramophone Awards 2015 nominations announced

31 July 2015

A number of ROH-affiliated artists have been shortlisted for their recent recordings.

When behind the scenes becomes centre stage in opera and ballet

6 May 2015

Operas and ballets often take themselves as a subject – with comic, confusing or even violent results!

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.

Your reaction: The Importance of Being Earnest

15 June 2013

Audience comments about the UK stage premiere of Gerald Barry's operatic Oscar Wilde adaptation.

The Importance of Being Barry

7 June 2013

A look at the Importance of Being Earnest composer's brilliant and bizarre back-catalogue.

Watch: Ramin Gray on The Importance of Being Earnest - 'In the best way, like a crazy child who has been let loose with crayons'

22 May 2013

The operatic adaptation of Oscar Wilde's absurdist comedy heads to the Barbican in Spring 2016.

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