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Articles tagged with "Il turco in Italia"

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.

‘Born for buffa’: The tricks of the trade that Rossini exploited to become a master of comedy

13 April 2015

The Italian composer was a genius at creating silly, surprising and strangely moving comic operas.

Your Reaction: Il turco in Italia

12 April 2015

What did you think of Patrice Caurier and Moshe Leiser's production of Rossini's comic opera?

Il turco in Italia Musical Highlight: ‘D’un bell’uso in Turchio’

10 April 2015

Rossini scales new heights of the ridiculous in this delightfully silly duet for two baritones.

Young Artist profile: Luis Gomes – ‘To perform a lead role at the Royal Opera House is a moment you wait for your whole life’

9 April 2015

Portuguese tenor on stepping up to perform at the last minute, making his debut in a lead role and converting his family to opera.

Opera Essentials: Il turco in Italia

8 April 2015

Our quick guide to Rossini’s delightful comedy.

Eastern Promises: The allure of the Orient in opera and ballet

27 March 2015

Composers and choreographers have long explored the difference in cultures between East and West.

Group Booking for Spring Season 2014/15 now open

8 January 2015

Great savings on productions including The Royal Opera’s Madama Butterfly and La traviata, and The Royal Ballet’s La Fille mal gardèe.

Watch: Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier on Il turco in Italia - 'It's an ode to sex'

5 December 2014

The directors on setting Rossini's opera in the 1960s and their delight at working with baritone Alessandro Corbelli.

Laughing in the face of tragedy: Black comedy in opera

21 August 2014

Anna Nicole is just the tip of an iceberg – operas have long come with a sharp edge.

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