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Articles tagged with "synopsis"

Ballet Essentials: Obsidian Tear / The Invitation / Within the Golden Hour

24 May 2016

Our quick introduction to this mixed programme of works by great British choreographers — Kenneth MacMillan, Christopher Wheeldon and Wayne McGregor.

Opera Essentials: Giuseppe Verdi's Il trovatore

18 May 2016

Our quick introduction to a thrilling masterpiece which features some of its composer's most powerful music.

Opera Essentials: Orphée et Eurydice

27 August 2015

Our quick introduction to Gluck’s revolutionary opera, inspired by the Greek myth of Orpheus.

Opera Essentials: Guillaume Tell

16 June 2015

Our quick introduction to Rossini’s final masterpiece, which contains some of the composer's most inspired music.

Ballet Essentials: La Fille mal gardée (The Wayward Daughter)

16 April 2015

Our quick guide to Ashton’s joyous ballet inspired by English country life.

Opera Essentials: Il turco in Italia

8 April 2015

Our quick guide to Rossini’s delightful comedy.

Opera Essentials: Madama Butterfly

9 March 2015

Our quick guide to Puccini's iconic and heartbreaking tragedy.

Opera Essentials: Un ballo in maschera

15 December 2014

Our quick guide to Verdi's thrilling tragedy of love, politics and betrayal.

Opera Essentials: Rigoletto

29 August 2014

Our quick guide to Verdi's acclaimed tragedy.

The Winter's Tale: Synopsis

9 April 2014

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

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