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Articles tagged with "Johann Strauss II"

Lights! Coloratura! Action!: The giddy world of opera’s ‘action’ songs

3 February 2016

Drinking songs such as La traviata’s famous Brindisi are just the start of opera's songs describing action.

Divertissements Ballet Essentials: A guide to short works performed by The Royal Ballet on their 2015 US Tour

15 June 2015

The Company’s selection includes classic works by Ashton and MacMillan, an award-winning recent work by Wheeldon and new piece from within the Company.

The Waltz: Elegance combined with an erotic air

5 July 2013

As La rondine opens, we look at the origins and appeal of the waltz and its cultural significance.