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Articles tagged with "macbeth"

Rigoletto: How Verdi revolutionized opera

4 September 2014

The composer shook up the operatic establishment with what he saw as his 'best opera', pushing his star singer to the limits.

The Royal Opera to tour to Japan in September 2015

29 August 2014

Company to perform Macbeth and Don Giovanni in Tokyo, conducted by Antonio Pappano.

Shakespeare without borders: Adapting the Bard

7 November 2013

How England's most famous playwright belongs to the world.

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.

From celebrity chefs to Hollywood stars: Giuseppe Verdi on Desert Island Discs


25 September 2013

The BBC Radio 4 archive reveals Verdi is a top choice for famous castaways from across the globe.

Macbeth to be screened in cinemas on 29 July

24 July 2013

All you need to know about Verdi's psychological thriller with rehearsal footage, interviews with the cast and features.

Tickets now available for the ROH Summer Cinema Season 2013

12 July 2013

Opera and ballet screenings include Rigoletto, La fille mal gardée, Macbeth and The Royal Ballet dances Frederick Ashton.

Shakespeare and opera

3 July 2012

With the World Shakespeare Festival in full swing, we take a look at the link between the Bard and the lyric stage.

2010/11 Season highlights

19 July 2011

We look back at some of your favourites of the 2010/11 season.

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