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Articles tagged with "The Importance of Being Earnest"

Listen: The Importance of Being Earnest – ‘I think it would make other types of music laugh’

31 March 2016

Four singers from The Royal Opera’s revival of Gerald Barry’s acclaimed operatic adaptation of Wilde’s classic play discuss food, convention and keeping a straight face.

Wilde at heart: the surreal brilliance of Gerald Barry’s The Importance of Being Earnest

30 March 2016

Irish composer Gerald Barry defies common sense at every turn in his operatic adaptation of Wilde’s classic play, to surprisingly ingenious effect.

The Importance of Being Earnest Musical Highlight: ‘And this is what you call Bunburying?!’

21 March 2016

Gerald Barry warps Oscar Wilde’s celebrated absurdist comedy into something even stranger in his brilliant operatic adaptation.

Watch: The Importance of Being Earnest from the Barbican

15 March 2016

Ramin Gray's Royal Opera production of Oscar Wilde's iconic play was live-streamed via the Royal Opera House YouTube channel.

Opera Essentials: The Importance of Being Earnest

4 March 2016

Our quick introduction to Gerald Barry’s bonkers and brilliant adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s much-loved comedy.

The Royal Opera in review: A look back on 2013 from Kasper Holten

30 December 2013

The Director of Opera picks out his highlights of the year. Do you agree?

Three operas staged at the Royal Opera House short-listed for awards

25 October 2013

George Benjamin, Gerald Barry and David Bruce short-listed for British Composer Award 2013.

Your reaction: The Importance of Being Earnest

15 June 2013

Audience comments about the UK stage premiere of Gerald Barry's operatic Oscar Wilde adaptation.

The Importance of Being Barry

7 June 2013

A look at the Importance of Being Earnest composer's brilliant and bizarre back-catalogue.

Watch: Ramin Gray on The Importance of Being Earnest - 'In the best way, like a crazy child who has been let loose with crayons'

22 May 2013

The operatic adaptation of Oscar Wilde's absurdist comedy heads to the Barbican in Spring 2016.

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