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Articles tagged with "Gloriana"

Props to you! Prop-making tricks of the trade revealed

16 June 2016

Latex cakes, enormous metal horses and a record-breaking tree – uncovering the stories and the artistry behind our favourite stage props.

Some things are better left unsung: Why composers use speech in opera

2 November 2015

Composers have long explored the gamut of vocal expression from a whisper to a scream.

Opera in the Real World: The historical figures behind some of opera's greatest characters

5 January 2015

Composers have often looked to the real world for operatic inspiration – though their real-life subjects often undergo some operatization on their way to the stage.

Britten and ballet: A surprisingly rich relationship

31 October 2014

Although he only created one full-length ballet, the composer had more to do with dance than you might think.

The Royal Opera in review: A look back on 2013 from Kasper Holten

30 December 2013

The Director of Opera picks out his highlights of the year. Do you agree?

Britten's Gloriana released on DVD

31 October 2013

Richard Jones’s Royal Opera production stars Susan Bullock and Toby Spence.

ROH 2012/13 Season in review

22 July 2013

We asked our social media following for their favourite productions of the Season. What were yours?

Gloriana to be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 on Saturday 29 June

28 June 2013

Get ready with essential guides, production photos, interviews with the cast and a glimpse backstage into rehearsals.

Benjamin Britten at the Royal Opera House: An uneasy partnership

28 June 2013

A look over this troubled relationship – and the glorious operas it produced.

Your reaction: Gloriana in cinemas

25 June 2013

Audience tweets from the final live relay of the 2012/13 Cinema Season.

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