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Articles tagged with "Harrison Birtwistle"

Happy birthday Harrison Birtwistle!

14 July 2014

The composer, who celebrates his 80th birthday on 15 July, has a long relationship with The Royal Opera.

Discover Harrison Birtwistle's soundworld

12 August 2013

Following Birtwistle's the UK premiere of Moth Requiem at the BBC Proms, a look at how the composer creates his signature sounds.

Watch: Ryan Wigglesworth on The Minotaur

23 January 2013

The British conductor and composer speaks about Harrison Birtwistle's mythical opera.

Young Artist Profile: Justina Gringyte on the challenges of performing in The Minotaur

21 January 2013

The Lithuanian mezzo-soprano looks back on her career so far.

Opera Essentials: The Minotaur

11 January 2013

As the mythical Minotaur returns to the main stage, an introduction to Harrison Birtwistle's acclaimed opera.

Harrison Birtwistle wins British Composer Award

5 December 2012

Renowned composer wins in the orchestral category.

Librettist David Harsent on writing for opera

17 September 2012

Find out more about the creative process behind The Minotaur and In the Locked Room.

The Minotaur: A thrilling sonic labyrinth

21 August 2012

Harrison Birtwistle's operatic take on the Ancient Greek myth returns to The Royal Opera.