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Articles tagged with "Vienna"

Remixing in the age of Baroque: How and why Gluck transformed Orfeo ed Euridice into Orphée et Eurydice

11 September 2015

Gluck made significant changes when he adapted his opera for Paris – some of them controversial.

The A-Z of Richard Strauss: V is for Vienna

7 July 2014

Wearied by war, the once glorious imperial hub became home to a broken society during Strauss’s time there.

The Waltz: Elegance combined with an erotic air

5 July 2013

As La rondine opens, we look at the origins and appeal of the waltz and its cultural significance.

A trip around Mozart's Vienna

20 January 2012

A glimpse of the locations where some of history's greatest operas were written.