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Articles tagged with "Oedipus"

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.

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.

The operas of Mark-Anthony Turnage

18 October 2013

Before the staging of Greek, a look at the audacious, candid and engrossing output of an ‘operatic enfant terrible’.

The Same Old Story: Greek tragedy as a model for countless dramatic works

18 October 2013

Before Mark-Anthony Turnage's Oedipus-inspired opera comes to Covent Garden, a closer look at the composition of a classic tragedy.