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Articles tagged with "tragedy"

Musical Highlight: ‘Es gibt ein Reich’ and ‘Die Dame gibt mit trübem Sinn’ from Ariadne auf Naxos

19 June 2014

Comedy follows fast on the heels of tragedy in a characteristically wilful moment from Strauss's sparkling opera.

Opera Essentials: La traviata

14 April 2014

A quick guide to Verdi's heartbreaking tragedy.

Musical Highlight: Carmen's finale

28 November 2013

How Bizet ratchets up the tension in one of opera's most thrilling endings.

The Same Old Story: Greek tragedy as a model for countless dramatic works

18 October 2013

Before Mark-Anthony Turnage's Oedipus-inspired opera comes to Covent Garden, a closer look at the composition of a classic tragedy.