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Articles tagged with "Giulio Cesare"

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.

Women who win the day: Opera’s triumphant heroines


2 September 2015

Opera is (perhaps justly) infamous for killing off its heroines – we look at some of the women who buck the trend.

BFI to run Opera on TV season

3 March 2014

Highlights include a screening of Zeffirelli's 1964 Tosca starring Maria Callas and Tito Gobbi.