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Articles tagged with "Gianni Schicchi"

Puccini unpacked: A guide to one of the most-loved operatic composers

4 June 2015

The Italian composer created some of opera’s most enchanting romances.

Watch: Nicola Luisotti on Puccini – ‘You can learn more from one of Puccini’s scores than from books’

27 May 2015

The conductor discusses the composer’s deceptive genius, and how best to approach his operas.

Recommended recordings: May 2015

1 May 2015

This month the focus falls on our favourite DVD and CD recordings featuring Antonio Pappano, Music Director of The Royal Opera.

Laughing out Loud Part 2: More of our favourite comic moments in opera

24 April 2015

Look on the sunny side of opera with a handful of the art form’s jollier moments.

Winter Season 2015/16

15 April 2015

Highlights this Season include a new Royal Opera production of Chabrier’s delightful comedy L’Etoile, Will Tuckett's Elizabeth and a Royal Ballet mixed programme devoted entirely to work by Christopher Wheeldon.

Opera and Music 2015/16

15 April 2015

Details of The Royal Opera’s 2015/16 Season have been announced.

What is it about Puccini?

16 February 2014

Puccini's operas are some of the world's most loved. We look at what makes his music so appealing.

Kiri Te Kanawa to appear in Downton Abbey

3 October 2013

Much-loved soprano to play - and sing - the role of Nellie Melba, a pioneering Victorian opera singer.

Il trittico DVD nominated for BBC Music Magazine Award

1 February 2013

Award to be decided by public vote.

Your Royal Opera 2011/12 highlights

1 August 2012

We asked you to pick your favourite production of last season.

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