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Articles tagged with "Lucia di Lammermoor"

Your Reaction: Lucia di Lammermoor

8 April 2016

What did you think of Katie Mitchell's Royal Opera production of Donizetti's tragedy?

The rise and fall of opera's prima donnas

5 April 2016

Lucia di Lammermoor rests on the talents of prima donnas but it also marked the beginning of the end of their dominance of the stage.

Watch: Katie Mitchell on Lucia di Lammermoor 'My focus is 100% on the female characters'

11 March 2016

The director on her feminist take on Donizetti, and an innovative split-stage design.

Watch: Lucia di Lammermoor live-streamed Insight event

10 March 2016

Join Director Katie Mitchell and other members of the cast and creative team for a glimpse of the new production before opening night.

Opera Essentials: Lucia di Lammermoor

9 March 2016

Our quick introduction to Katie Mitchell’s new production of Donizetti’s violent tragedy.

Turn off your mind, relax and float downstream: Rethinking opera's approach to death

29 October 2015

Death finds an entirely new expression in Georg Friedrich Haas’s new opera Morgen und Abend.

Mad for it: Director Katie Mitchell on her new Royal Opera production of Lucia di Lammermoor

7 October 2015

The director discusses her vision of Donizetti's opera as a tale of drama, jeopardy and feminism.

Recommended Recordings: February 2015

30 January 2015

This month the focus falls on new recordings from Anna Netrebko, Andris Nelsons and Diana Damrau.

Why are parties in opera always doomed to end in tears?

5 December 2014

Curses, seduction and murder are just the tip of the iceberg.

10 operas adapted from books: From page to stage


23 April 2014

Literature has long provided composers with inspiration.

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