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Articles tagged with "The Trial"

Your Reaction: The Trial

13 October 2014

What did you think of Philip Glass's operatic adaptation of Franz Kafka's classic novel?

Listen: Philip Glass - 'My aim is to be a populist'

10 October 2014

The American composer tells BBC Radio 4 why audiences shouldn't worry about musical theory, and the importance of government funding.

Kafka's daily grind: The Trial and the dehumanizing boredom of office life

9 October 2014

In his most famous stories this iconic author explored the relentless tedium of working life.

5 things you need to know about Philip Glass's opera The Trial

30 September 2014

Our quick guide to this world premiere, based on Franz Kafka's novel.

Introducing Philip Glass: A divisive but hugely influential figure in contemporary music

29 September 2014

Glass’s music – love it or hate it – has had a profound effect on wider pop culture.

Watch: Philip Glass introduces The Trial - ‘It's a wise-comedy that goes right to the heart of social questions'

1 August 2014

The acclaimed composer discusses his new opera, based on Kafka’s classic novel, and reveals the composing 'tricks' he uses when writing.

Michael McCarthy on Philip Glass’s The Trial: ‘an intensely musical experience’

11 July 2014

Director Michael McCarthy and librettist Christopher Hampton discuss Glass’s new pocket opera.

Autumn Season 2014/15

31 March 2014

The Royal Ballet opens the Autumn Season with Kenneth MacMillan’s masterful Manon. Highlights for The Royal Opera include Plácido Domingo in Verdi’s dark political tragedy I due Foscari and - in a new collaboration with the Roundhouse - Monteverdi’s Orfeo.

Composer Francisco Coll on Café Kafka: 'To write an opera in the era of cinema, you must find new kinds of narrative'

12 March 2014

The composer on Kafka and his relationship with Thomas Adès in the run-up to the premiere of his debut opera.

Kafka Fragments: 'The perfect marriage of text and music'

26 March 2013

Director Netia Jones and soprano Claire Booth on Kurtág’s song-cycle.

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