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Articles tagged with "kids"

Opera Essentials: Peter Pan

21 July 2015

Our quick introduction to Richard Ayres’s enchanting opera, inspired by J.M. Barrie’s classic characters.

Watch: Experiencing opera for the first time — ‘How do they hold a note for so long!?’

20 July 2015

We followed brothers Ethan and Kian as they attended their first opera at one of our Welcome Performances, with preconception-shattering results.

How to write a family opera

26 March 2015

Nordic myth, magic spells and supernatural powers: Jonathan Dove on the challenges of writing an opera for all ages

How to make your own Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland afternoon tea

14 November 2014

Have a go at making two of the treats from our Alice Afternoon tea - knave’s stolen jam tarts and Victoria sandwich cakes.

What pieces of music should every child hear?

4 June 2014

With the importance of music in education once more in the headlines, what music would you ensure everyone had access to?

Family Sundays: A chance to experience opera and ballet close-up

21 January 2014

Monthly events offer a chance to get creative with ROH costume, make-up and artistic teams.

Watch: Director Natalie Abrahami on How the Whale Became

5 December 2013

A behind-the-scenes glimpse of rehearsals for the operatic adaptation of Ted Hughes’s creation tales.

ROH Thurrock Summer events 2013: song, dance, jazz, rap and opera

23 May 2013

A diverse programme of concerts and workshops ahead at Thurrock.

What is education for? We look at the arts in schools

2 August 2012

We visit a group of 10-year-olds as they stage their own opera.

Opera Sleepover: The Morning After the Night Before

25 May 2012

Pillow fights, pyjamas and popcorn. A look back at the first sleepover at the Royal Opera House.