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Articles tagged with "Orfeo"

Gods in opera: From the all-powerful to imagined excuses for human (in)actions

29 October 2014

The arts have a long tradition of depicting gods but in an age of increased scepticism, depictions of higher powers are more interesting than ever.

Zork meets opera: new game inspired by upcoming production of Orfeo

21 October 2014

‘Don’t Look Back’ has been designed and created by a group of 11-14 year olds working with the Roundhouse and Royal Opera House.

George Benjamin wins Critics’ Circle Award for Outstanding Musician

20 October 2014

Other winners include singer Mary Bevan and composer Charlotte Bray.

Rediscovering lost operas: The fluctuating fortunes of your favourite works

17 October 2014

With artworks hostage to fashion and cultural sentiment, why a little digging might unearth a new classic.

Venice has provided setting and inspiration for countless operas


3 October 2014

The city has an important association with the art form that reaches from I due Foscari to Death in Venice.

Watch: The Roundhouse and The Royal Opera invite you to take a journey through the underworld

17 July 2014

Michael Boyd, former artistic director of the RSC, makes his operatic debut with Orfeo.

Autumn Season 2014/15

31 March 2014

The Royal Ballet opens the Autumn Season with Kenneth MacMillan’s masterful Manon. Highlights for The Royal Opera include Plácido Domingo in Verdi’s dark political tragedy I due Foscari and - in a new collaboration with the Roundhouse - Monteverdi’s Orfeo.