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Articles tagged with "opera"

Watch: Philip Glass reflects on his early life as a struggling musician

29 January 2017

Now one of the world's most celebrated artists, the composer made ends meet with stints as a taxi driver and removal man.

Verdi’s Il trovatore to be relayed live to cinemas on 31 January 2017

26 January 2017

David Bösch’s haunting Royal Opera production features some of the composer's most recognisable music, including the Anvil Chorus.

Angels, devils, fools and women: exploring the role of the countertenor

24 January 2017

Under-appreciated for centuries, the countertenor now storms the operatic stage.

Young Artist Profile: Jennifer Davis on the language of opera

20 January 2017

The Irish soprano shares how a love of words informs her performances on stage.

Your Reaction: What did you think of George Benjamin's Written on Skin 2017?

16 January 2017

Audience reactions to the return of Katie Mitchell's captivating Royal Opera production.

Girls being boys being girls: a short history of opera’s trouser roles

11 January 2017

Lovesick teens, feisty young heroes, or supernatural beings – there's an important place for women playing men (then dressing up as women again?) in opera.

Der Rosenkavalier musical highlight: ‘Hab mir’s gelobt’

21 December 2016

What makes Strauss's trio for female voice so powerful that the composer requested it be played at his funeral?

Watch: How to tackle an operatic masterpiece like Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier

21 December 2016

A short film by Argentinian photographer Felipe Sanguinetti documents rehearsals for Robert Carsen’s new Royal Opera production.

Watch: A first glimpse of The Royal Opera's opulent new production of Der Rosenkavalier

12 December 2016

Canadian director Robert Carsen discusses the challenges of staging Strauss's opera and why he has opted to transpose it to the early 20th century.

Watch: Insights into the music, history and direction of Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier

6 December 2016

American soprano Renée Fleming and Kasper Holten discuss Robert Carsen's new Royal Opera production.

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