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Articles tagged with "The Minotaur"

Irresistible stories: Myth and art

22 June 2015

Fantastical stories thousands of years old continue to influence today’s most prominent artists.

Birtwistle and the Greeks

16 June 2015

Greek myths and dramas have inspired the acclaimed British composer Harrison Birtwistle throughout his career.

Happy birthday Harrison Birtwistle!

14 July 2014

The composer, who celebrates his 80th birthday on 15 July, has a long relationship with The Royal Opera.

Drama Revisited: Classical myths in opera

23 September 2013

As The Royal Opera revives Elektra, we explore other examples of legends on the lyric stage.

Discover Harrison Birtwistle's soundworld

12 August 2013

Following Birtwistle's the UK premiere of Moth Requiem at the BBC Proms, a look at how the composer creates his signature sounds.

ROH 2012/13 Season in review

22 July 2013

We asked our social media following for their favourite productions of the Season. What were yours?

Watch: Ryan Wigglesworth on The Minotaur

23 January 2013

The British conductor and composer speaks about Harrison Birtwistle's mythical opera.

Young Artist Profile: Justina Gringyte on the challenges of performing in The Minotaur

21 January 2013

The Lithuanian mezzo-soprano looks back on her career so far.

Heavy snow: what to do if you can't get to the Royal Opera House on 21 January

21 January 2013

Ticket exchange offered if you can't travel due to weather conditions.

Your Reaction: The Minotaur

18 January 2013

Your tweets about the opening night of Harrison Birtwistle's mythical opera.

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