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Articles tagged with "technique"

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.

Watch: Janet Baker and Joyce DiDonato's tips for singers

6 July 2016

Two of the greatest mezzo-sopranos of recent times discuss what makes a great singer and offer their advice via a unique analogy.

Watch: Plácido Domingo and Liudmyla Monastyrska on the challenges of Nabucco

18 February 2016

The singers discuss the complexities of Verdi’s Biblical epic, a challenge for any singer.

Watch: Exploring the evolution of ballet pointe work

17 August 2015

Royal Ballet dancers demonstrate the evolution of classical dance technique.

Watch: How to sing Rossini with Mark Elder

18 November 2014

Conductor Mark Elder and mezzo-soprano Rachel Kelly explore the music of Rossini through Il barbiere di Siviglia.

Brazil Blog #3: Striking the balance between creativity and technique in ballet

26 February 2013

A symposium in Rio looks at what we should focus on when teaching dance.