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Articles tagged with "Glare"

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18 November 2014

What did you think of Thaddeus Strassberger's production of Søren Nils Eichberg's robot opera?

How to be perfect: Androids, humans and the danger of the ideal

13 November 2014

Søren Nils Eichberg’s opera Glare explores a recurrent issue in science fiction - what do you do if you can't tell who is real?

From punk rock to opera: Søren Nils Eichberg is one of Europe's most exciting composers

11 November 2014

The Danish composer's music to date has drawn on diverse influences to create energetic, thoughtful works that engage newcomers and thrill aficionados in equal measure.

5 things you need to know about Glare

7 November 2014

Our quick guide to this ‘robot opera’ that questions what it is that makes us human, and explores themes of trust, reality and loneliness.

Watch: Trailer for ‘robot opera’ Glare

24 October 2014

Søren Nils Eichberg’s new operatic thriller has its world premiere on 14 November 2014.

Rediscovering lost operas: The fluctuating fortunes of your favourite works

17 October 2014

With artworks hostage to fashion and cultural sentiment, why a little digging might unearth a new classic.

Watch: Director Thaddeus Strassberger on Glare – ‘I’ve never done a robot opera before’

4 August 2014

The American director on the dark science fiction premise behind Søren Nils Eichberg’s operatic thriller.

Autumn Season 2014/15

31 March 2014

The Royal Ballet opens the Autumn Season with Kenneth MacMillan’s masterful Manon. Highlights for The Royal Opera include Plácido Domingo in Verdi’s dark political tragedy I due Foscari and - in a new collaboration with the Roundhouse - Monteverdi’s Orfeo.