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Articles tagged with "Norma"

Bellini’s Norma to be relayed live to cinemas on 26 September 2016

23 September 2016

Music Director Antonio Pappano conducts Sonya Yoncheva, Joseph Calleja and Sonia Ganassi in a new production directed by Àlex Ollé.

Norma musical highlight: ‘Casta diva’

16 September 2016

Our one-stop guide to Bellini’s beautiful prayer for his title character, one of the best loved arias in the bel canto repertory.

A Norma trapped by society’s norms: the challenges of directing Bellini’s masterpiece in the 21st century

16 September 2016

Director Àlex Ollé on why Norma is no stock character but a very human figure, whose doubts and problems have an entirely contemporary resonance.

Aiming high: 10 of the most challenging soprano roles

15 September 2016

From the Queen of the Night to Turandot by way of Norma and Brünnhilde, we round up some of opera’s most devilishly difficult soprano roles.

Your Reaction: What did you think of Bellini's Norma?

13 September 2016

Àlex Ollé's new Royal Opera production opens the 2016/17 Season.

Opera Essentials: Bellini’s Norma

5 September 2016

Our quick introduction to Vincenzo Bellini’s bel canto masterpiece.

Watch: Norma live-streamed Insights event

1 September 2016

Discover more about The Royal Opera's new production of Bellini's opera with Music Director Antonio Pappano, singer Joseph Calleja and director Àlex Ollé.

Royal Opera broadcasts for autumn and winter 2016/17 announced

25 August 2016

Upcoming radio broadcasts from Covent Garden include Così fan tutte, Norma and The Barber of Seville.

Amazing ballet and opera settings that will make you want to travel

19 August 2016

Planning your next holiday? Tour opera and ballet settings to experience the locations that inspired composers and choreographers.

Cast confirmation: Sonya Yoncheva to sing in Norma

3 May 2016

Bulgarian soprano Sonya Yoncheva is to replace Anna Netrebko in Bellini's masterpiece.

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