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Articles tagged with "Les Troyens"

Exploding palaces and masses of high Cs – the rise, fall and rise again of grand opera

20 February 2015

In her first post, our Writer in Residence explores the fortunes of a spectacular art form.

Stormy Weather #2: Smart techniques for bringing a storm to the stage from history's great composers

23 January 2015

Beethoven inspired a host of operatic composers including Rossini, Verdi and Weill in musical methods for creating an operatic storm.

Our favourite romantic love duets

24 November 2014

19th-century opera is renowned for its depiction of intense love affairs.

Written on Skin and Les Troyens shortlisted for Classical Gramophone Awards 2014

1 August 2014

Recordings by Jonas Kaufmann and Gerald Finley are also shortlisted.

Les Troyens and Die tote Stadt released on DVD

3 October 2013

David McVicar’s epic production of Berlioz's opera stars Olivier Award winning Bryan Hymel.

Drama Revisited: Classical myths in opera

23 September 2013

As The Royal Opera revives Elektra, we explore other examples of legends on the lyric stage.

ROH's Christopher Wheeldon, Marianela Nuñez and Bryan Hymel all win 2013 Olivier Awards

29 April 2013

The National Theatre’s Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time takes seven awards.

Olivier Award 2013 nominations announced

26 March 2013

Christopher Wheeldon's Aeternum, Marianela Nuñez, Bryan Hymel, Gillian Lynne and Stage Management teams nominated.

Metamorphosis: Titian 2012 and Les Troyens nominated for South Bank Sky Arts Awards

6 February 2013

Works by both Royal Opera and Royal Ballet shortlisted.

ROH LIVE Cinema Season 2012/13 opens this month

4 October 2012

Swan Lake begins a season that will see productions broadcast to 900 cinemas in 32 countries.

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