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Articles tagged with "Opera Essentials"

Opera Essentials: Peter Pan

21 July 2015

Our quick introduction to Richard Ayres’s enchanting opera, inspired by J.M. Barrie’s classic characters.

Opera Essentials: Operalia at the Royal Opera House

17 July 2015

Our quick introduction to Plácido Domingo’s international opera competition which has launched the careers of artists including Nina Stemme, Joyce DiDonato, Rolando Villazón and Erwin Schrott.

Opera Essentials: Falstaff

24 June 2015

Our quick guide to Verdi’s last opera, his comic masterpiece inspired by Shakespeare’s drunken knight.

Opera Essentials: Guillaume Tell

16 June 2015

Our quick introduction to Rossini’s final masterpiece, which contains some of the composer's most inspired music.

Opera Essentials: The Virtues of Things

29 April 2015

Our quick guide to this world premiere from composer Matt Rogers and librettist Sally O'Reilly, a co-commission between The Royal Opera, Aldeburgh Music and Opera North.

Opera Essentials: Król Roger

10 March 2015

Our quick guide to Szymanowski’s sumptuous opera on self-control and desire.

Opera Essentials: Madama Butterfly

9 March 2015

Our quick guide to Puccini's iconic and heartbreaking tragedy.

Opera Essentials: Der fliegende Holländer

27 January 2015

Our quick guide to Wagner's first great work, inspired by the tale of a legendary ghost ship.

Opera Essentials: Schoenberg's Moses und Aron

23 July 2014

Our guide to an essential modernist masterpiece.

Opera Essentials: Maria Stuarda

25 June 2014

A quick guide to Donizetti's blistering Tudor drama, which pits Mary Queen of Scots against Elizabeth I.

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