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Articles tagged with "tenor"

Watch: Rolando Villazón and Saimir Pirgu on La traviata

23 October 2015

The tenors discuss the role of Alfredo, and the power and beauty of Verdi's iconic opera.

Young Artist Profile: Samuel Sakker – 'Opera gives people a chance to put down their phone and experience something really human’

14 October 2015

The Australian tenor on the power of the art form, and Peter Maxwell Davies’s The Lighthouse.

Canadian-born tenor Jon Vickers dies

11 July 2015

Renowned heldentenor was one of the 20th century’s greatest opera singers, and appeared at Covent Garden scores of times.

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.

Your Reaction: Plácido Domingo In Conversation live stream

12 October 2014

Catch up with Antonio Pappano's chat with the opera star, and see a selection of audience comments.

The A-Z of Richard Strauss: T is for Tenor

23 June 2014

The composer was less than generous to opera's traditional heroes in his writing, and couldn't resist mocking Puccini's tenorific tropes.

What are the most difficult languages to sing in?

21 February 2013

To celebrate International Mother Language Day, we asked what languages you find it difficult to sing in.

Noah Stewart on Miss Fortune

24 February 2012

We talk to the tenor, a young talent fast making a name for himself in the world of opera.