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Articles tagged with "obituary"

Remembering conductor Georges Prêtre (1924–2017)

5 January 2017

The great French conductor worked with The Royal Opera several times.

Remembering Peter Farmer (1936–2017)

3 January 2017

The designer worked extensively with The Royal Ballet throughout his career.

Remembering Paul Findlay, The Royal Opera’s Director of Opera 1987–93

23 November 2016

Throughout 25 years spent at the Royal Opera House in numerous roles, Findlay was committed to widening access to opera and ballet.

Remembering Johan Botha (1965–2016)

8 September 2016

The great South African tenor’s many appearances with The Royal Opera included Tannhäuser, Lohengrin and the Emperor in Die Frau ohne Schatten.

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.

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