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Articles tagged with "Wagner"

Brilliant and bizarre: the extraordinary life of Richard Wagner

29 May 2018

Loved and hated in equal measure – if there was a character like Wagner in one of his operas, you might think him too far-fetched.

Royal Opera House 2018/19 Season announced

20 March 2018

The Royal Ballet and Royal Opera's programme for the coming Season include world premieres, major new productions and classic revivals.

Your Reaction: What did you think of Wagner's Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg?

13 March 2017

Kasper Holten makes his farewell with a performance of Wagner's comic opera, conducted by Antonio Pappano and starring Bryn Terfel.

Watch: Insights into Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

13 February 2017

Bryn Terfel, Antonio Pappano and Kasper Holten explored the music and production of Wagner's opera.

Young Artist Profile: Director Gerard Jones on how to ensure opera’s relevance

8 November 2016

The director discusses his grungy new production of Oreste, getting a foot in the door as an usher and why he thinks some are intimidated by opera.

First Night Revisited: Tannhäuser on 21 November 1955

9 October 2015

The first post-war production of Wagner's opera at Covent Garden had a chilly reception from the press, but provided opportunities for some remarkable emerging talent.

Recommended Recordings: June 2015

11 June 2015

This month features a magnificent recording of the Ring Cycle, an exceptional disc by Sonya Yoncheva and a new recording of Donizetti's rarely-performed Les Martyrs.

Watch: Bryn Terfel introduces Wagner’s masterful Der fliegende Holländer

6 February 2015

Acclaimed bass-baritone Bryn Terfel on the complexities of The Dutchman and working with Andris Nelsons.

Your Reaction: Der fliegende Holländer

6 February 2015

What did you think of Tim Albery's production of Wagner's first great work?

What is serialism?

25 July 2014

Schoenberg saw the possibilities of serialism and his views of God as intrinsically linked.

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