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Articles tagged with "obituary"

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.

Canadian-born tenor Jon Vickers dies

11 July 2015

Renowned heldentenor was one of the 20th century’s greatest opera singers, and appeared at Covent Garden scores of times.

Derek Rencher: A look back at his life with The Royal Ballet

23 December 2014

In his nearly fifty years with the Company, the dancer created roles in several modern classics.

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.

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