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Articles tagged with "Tristan und Isolde"

Tristan und Isolde Musical Highlight: The ‘Tristan Chord’

20 November 2014

Wagner is credited with changing the course of Western music in just four notes, but what turned a chord into a musical icon?

Wagner unpacked: A guide to one of opera's greatest composers

19 November 2014

Though always a controversial figure, this German composer revolutionized music.

Antonio Pappano to be celebrated during 2014/15 Royal Opera Season

2 April 2014

The Music Director will conduct six operas, as well as the first in a series of annual symphonic concerts at Covent Garden.

Winter Season 2014/15

30 March 2014

Highlights include a new production of Andrea Chénier starring Jonas Kaufmann, a new production of Verdi’s tragic Un ballo in maschera and The Royal Ballet in John Cranko’s emotionally charged Onegin.

Operatic Dead Ends

12 February 2013

From La bohème to Tristan und Isolde, a look at musical representations of famous final moments.

Accessible Arias: ‘Una furtiva lagrima’ from L'elisir d'amore


27 September 2012

A look at one of Donizetti's most memorable arias.