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Articles tagged with "Robert le diable"

Exploding apples and slow motion arrows: how to stage moments of high drama in grand opera

19 March 2015

Have we gone beyond Wagnerian snobbery about the genre’s reliance on special effects?

Exploding palaces and masses of high Cs – the rise, fall and rise again of grand opera

20 February 2015

In her first post, our Writer in Residence explores the fortunes of a spectacular art form.

A devil of a good opera

21 March 2014

As we show a group of productions exploring the fascination of the Faust story we ask if the devil has the best tunes.

Up to 30% off Royal Opera and Royal Ballet DVDs on Royal Opera House website

18 October 2013

DVD sale runs from 18 October - 3 November 2013.

Robert le diable released on DVD

24 June 2013

Laurent Pelly's production stars Olivier Award winner Bryan Hymel.

Young Artist Profile: Jihoon Kim on Robert le diable and La bohème

13 December 2012

The Korean bass on his experiences with The Royal Opera so far, and adapting to opera in the UK

Your reaction: Robert le diable

7 December 2012

A selection of your tweets about the return of Meyerbeer's forgotten gem to Covent Garden after a 122 year absence.

Simon Schama on Meyerbeer: "Bigger, louder, more everything"

6 December 2012

As Robert le diable opens, the historian and broadcaster takes a look at the composer, his music and Jewish identity.

Listen: An introduction to Robert le diable

4 December 2012

A look at the origins of the opera and why it became an 1830s blockbuster.

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