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Articles tagged with "shakespeare"

Opera's Russian Dolls: the opera-within-an-opera

27 June 2014

Composers from Purcell to Turnage bring the audience onstage by writing them into the music.

'Exit, pursued by a bear': How do you approach Shakespeare's famous stage direction?

10 April 2014

Directors of The Winter's Tale have tried the literal and conceptual, including real bears.

The Winter's Tale: Synopsis

9 April 2014

Discover the full story of Christopher Wheeldon's new ballet, based on Shakespeare's play.

Ballet Essentials: The Winter's Tale

31 March 2014

A quick guide to Christopher Wheeldon's captivating Shakespeare adaptation.

Joby Talbot on depicting jealousy through music in his score for The Winter's Tale

27 March 2014

The composer on his score for Christopher Wheeldon's new ballet and how you depict drastically different settings in one cohesive score.



Making Moonshine: How theatres give the impression of moonlight

17 January 2014

In preparation for the magical moonlit act of Giselle, we take a look at history of moonlight on stage.

Romeo and Juliet without words

8 October 2013

How the story of Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers has the power to live on in other forms.

Macbeth to be screened in cinemas on 29 July

24 July 2013

All you need to know about Verdi's psychological thriller with rehearsal footage, interviews with the cast and features.

Shakespeare and opera

3 July 2012

With the World Shakespeare Festival in full swing, we take a look at the link between the Bard and the lyric stage.

Young dancers tackle Othello for Street Stories project

17 April 2012

Final rehearsals prepare a group from East London Dance for their Royal Opera House debut.

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