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Articles tagged with "surrealism"

What does it all mean? Searching for answers to Thomas Adès's brain-scrambling The Exterminating Angel

27 April 2017

The surreal film by Luis Buñuel that inspired Adès' third opera offers some intriguing clues.

The challenges of bringing The Exterminating Angel to the stage

26 April 2017

A flock of sheep, a bear, a disembodied hand, set in an inescapable single room: how do you stage Thomas Adès’s sensational new opera?

Opera Essentials: Thomas Adès’s The Exterminating Angel

18 April 2017

Our quick introduction to the UK premiere of the latest work from one of today’s leading composers.

Composer Francisco Coll on Café Kafka: 'To write an opera in the era of cinema, you must find new kinds of narrative'

12 March 2014

The composer on Kafka and his relationship with Thomas Adès in the run-up to the premiere of his debut opera.