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Articles tagged with "soprano"

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.

Aiming high: 10 of the most challenging soprano roles

15 September 2016

From the Queen of the Night to Turandot by way of Norma and Brünnhilde, we round up some of opera’s most devilishly difficult soprano roles.

Le nozze di Figaro Musical Highlight: ‘Dove sono i bei momenti’

14 September 2015

Mozart showcases his immense skill in depicting complex characters with this exquisite aria depicting Countess Almaviva’s inner torment.

Trade Secrets: How opera singers take care of their voice

15 May 2015

Unlike a violinist or a pianist, a singer's instrument can't be packed away when they're done performing – real care has to be taken to keep it in peak performance.

Young Artist Profile: Australian soprano Kiandra Howarth on following in Joan Sutherland’s footsteps

6 November 2014

Sixty-two years after La Stupenda’s Covent Garden debut, another young soprano from Down Under is in London in search of operatic stardom.

Meet Jessye Norman at the ROH on 19 July 2014

2 July 2014

The American soprano will be signing copies of her autobiography at the ROH Shop.

Watch: Becoming Zerlina - from first rehearsal to stage with Elizabeth Watts

12 May 2014

Follow the British soprano through the process of performing Don Giovanni.

Tosca Musical Highlight: 'Vissi d'arte'

1 May 2014

A hypnotic moment of stillness in Puccini's operatic thriller.

Watch: Ermonela Jaho on La bohème

22 April 2014

The Albanian soprano on why she loves the opera, and what drives the character of Mimì.

Listen: Diana Damrau - 'People say you need three sopranos to sing one La traviata'

15 April 2014

The star of La traviata tells BBC Radio 3's In Tune about the production, and her changing voice.

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