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Articles tagged with "Le nozze di Figaro"

Five operas adapted from plays: From stage to stave (and back again)

7 July 2014

Composers have long been inspired by the work of playwrights.

Young Artist Profile: Dušica Bijelić

6 May 2014

The Serbian soprano on using her imagination to round-off characters and moving into opera after presenting children's TV.

Masters of the Stage: Mozart, Da Ponte and Le nozze di Figaro


6 May 2014

The detailed match of music and drama makes Mozart’s comic opera one of the finest of the genre

Musical Highlight: The sextet ‘Riconosci in questo amplesso’ from Le nozze di Figaro

28 April 2014

We take a closer look at the glittering Act III sextet from Mozart and Da Ponte's ebullient comedy.

Musical Highlight: the ending of Don Giovanni

28 January 2014

Mozart brilliantly balances light and shade to create a truly spine-chilling conclusion.

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?

Animal Antics at the Royal Opera House

14 November 2013

The stage careers of The Royal Opera’s furry friends.

Conductor change: David Syrus to conduct all May 2014 performances of Le nozze di Figaro

6 November 2013

Head of Music for The Royal Opera to replace John Eliot Gardiner.

Salvatore Sciarrino: On the edge of sound

22 October 2013

As The Killing Flower gets its UK premiere, we look at the works of a composer influenced by artists as diverse as Verdi and Kafka.

Cast change: Rebecca Evans to sing in Le nozze di Figaro

14 October 2013

Welsh soprano to replace Sally Matthews in the role of Countess Almaviva.

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