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Articles tagged with "synopsis"

5 things you need to know about Un ballo in maschera

15 December 2014

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

5 things you need to know about 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.

Watch: A background to Shakespeare’s The Winter's Tale


28 February 2014

Christopher Wheeldon and theatre director Lucy Bailey shed light on the play’s themes and plot.

Watch: Insights into Wozzeck

30 October 2013

Conductor Mark Elder's introduction to Berg's opera, as well as a look at how the composer used the vocal technique of Sprechgesang.

Debate: Informed performance - should we read up before attending a show?

26 September 2013

Does reading synopses and contextual information beforehand detract or enhance an experience?

Opera Essentials: Gloriana

17 June 2013

A quick guide to Benjamin Britten's opera depicting the tensions between affairs of state and affairs of the heart.