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Articles tagged with "Walter Scott"

The rise and fall of opera's prima donnas

5 April 2016

Lucia di Lammermoor rests on the talents of prima donnas but it also marked the beginning of the end of their dominance of the stage.

Opera Essentials: Lucia di Lammermoor

9 March 2016

Our quick introduction to Katie Mitchell’s new production of Donizetti’s violent tragedy.

10 operas adapted from books: From page to stage

23 April 2014

Literature has long provided composers with inspiration.

‘Showing us how we are by inventing who we were’: John Fulljames on Walter Scott

9 April 2013

Ahead of La donna del lago and BBC Radio 4’s Scott Season, the director on the author’s appeal.