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Articles tagged with "obituary"

Carlo Bergonzi: A look back at his Covent Garden performances

28 July 2014

The great tenor was renowned for his Verdi performances with The Royal Opera.

Nicola Ghiuselev: A look back at his Covent Garden performances

29 May 2014

The Bulgarian bass, who died recently, sang roles for The Royal Opera including Boris Godunov.

Director of The Royal Ballet School Gailene Stock dies

29 April 2014

Former dancer and inspirational teacher passed away peacefully after a battle with cancer.

Renato Cioni: A look back at the tenor's Covent Garden performances

5 March 2014

The Italian tenor, who recently died, starred in Franco Zeffirelli's iconic production of Tosca with Maria Callas and Tito Gobbi.

Claudio Abbado: A look back at the conductor's Covent Garden performances

20 January 2014

The Italian's Covent Garden highlights included performances of Verdi's Un ballo in maschera and Simon Boccanegra.

Conductor Claudio Abbado dies

20 January 2014

The world-renowned Italian conductor appeared at the Royal Opera House on a number of occasions between 1968 and 1993.


Former Royal Ballet Principal David Wall dies

19 June 2013

Wall became the youngest Principal in the history of the Company.

Opera Director Basil Coleman dies

25 March 2013

Director staged world premieres of Benjamin Britten's Billy Budd and Gloriana at Covent Garden in the 1950s.

Singer Robert Poulton tragically killed in car accident

31 October 2012

British baritone was on tour.

Alexander Grant memorial service on Friday 27 April

23 April 2012

Life of former Royal Ballet dancer celebrated with service in Covent Garden church.