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Articles tagged with "obituary"

Remembering designer Desmond Heeley

22 June 2016

The British designer worked extensively in theatre, opera and ballet, and created numerous designs for the Royal Opera House.

Remembering Alberto Remedios at the Royal Opera House

15 June 2016

The Liverpudlian Heldentenor has died at the age of 81.

Remembering Elsie Morison

27 April 2016

The Australian soprano was a leading figure in the early days of the Covent Garden Opera Company.

Remembering Peter Maxwell Davies

14 March 2016

The English composer, a leading light in contemporary music, has died at the age of 81.

Remembering Pierre Boulez

6 January 2016

The great composer and conductor has died at the age of 90.

Bryony Brind: A look back at her life with The Royal Ballet

8 December 2015

Brind’s meteoric rise through the Company saw her dance with Rudolf Nureyev and create numerous new roles.

Yolanda Sonnabend: A look back at her work with The Royal Ballet

12 November 2015

The designer and painter, who passed away on 9 November, was a key collaborator with Kenneth MacMillan, Director and Principal Choreographer of The Royal Ballet.

David Drew: A look back at his life with The Royal Ballet

19 October 2015

An illustrious figure associated with The Royal Ballet for more than fifty years, the former Principal dancer has died after a long illness.

British statistician and former Chairman of the Royal Opera House Claus Moser dies

5 September 2015

German-born academic, civil servant and life peer made a huge contribution to public life.

Performance of Falstaff on 18 July 2015 to be dedicated to the memory of Jon Vickers

13 July 2015

The Canadian tenor was particularly acclaimed for his performances in Verdi, Wagner and as Peter Grimes, but was also celebrated across a wide repertory.

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