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Articles tagged with "Oedipe"

Cast change: Lauren Fagan to sing in Oedipe on 30 May 2016

30 May 2016

The Australian soprano replaces Sophie Bevan in the role of Antigone.

Watch: ‘The tragedy of all tragedies’ – Johan Reuter and John Tomlinson on Oedipe

27 May 2016

The stars of The Royal Opera's new production discuss the monstrous myth and what makes the music so special for singers.

Your Reaction: George Enescu's Oedipe

24 May 2016

What did you think of Àlex Ollé and Valentina Carrasco's Royal Opera production of Enescu's masterpiece?

Oedipe musical highlight: The Sphinx

23 May 2016

Enescu writes spine-chilling music for Oedipus’ climactic meeting with the monstrous Sphinx.

George Enescu: Romania’s very own Mozart?

20 May 2016

A childhood prodigy who attended the Vienna Conservatory aged just seven, the composer and his impressive works are now sadly neglected.

BBC Radio 3 announces Royal Opera broadcasts for summer 2016

27 April 2016

Upcoming broadcasts include Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, Wagner’s Tannhäuser and Verdi’s I due Foscari.

Opera Essentials: George Enescu's Oedipe

26 April 2016

Our quick introduction to Enescu’s only opera and his masterpiece, inspired by the Greek tragedy of Oedipus.

Listen: Why has Enescu's operatic masterpiece Oedipe been neglected for so long?

21 April 2016

Conductor Leo Hussain on the baffling neglect of an innovative myth-inspired opera that fuses the sounds of Debussy and Wagner.

Irresistible stories: Myth and art

22 June 2015

Fantastical stories thousands of years old continue to influence today’s most prominent artists.