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Articles tagged with "Welsh National Opera"

Tour-watch Autumn 2015: What's on outside the M25

11 August 2015

A look at UK dance and opera companies on tour this autumn.

Opera Essentials: Peter Pan

21 July 2015

Our quick introduction to Richard Ayres’s enchanting opera, inspired by J.M. Barrie’s classic characters.

Childlike and wise, fantastical and truthful: Introducing the music of Richard Ayres

10 July 2015

The composer of Peter Pan has made a name for himself melding madcap whimsy with solitary melancholy – an ideal context for J.M. Barrie’s tale of the boy who refuses to grow up.

Semyon Bychkov, Richard Jones and Aleksandra Kurzak among the winners at the Opera Awards 2015

27 April 2015

The awards, now in their third year, celebrate excellence in opera and provide bursaries for emerging talent.

Olivier Awards 2015 winners announced

13 April 2015

Prizes go to new play King Charles III, and performers Kevin Spacey, Sylvie Guillem, Angela Lansbury and Mark Strong.

Nominations for Olivier Awards 2015 announced

9 March 2015

Nominees include Jonas Kaufmann, Christopher Wheeldon, and The Royal Opera's offsite programme in collaboration with Shakespeare's Globe and the Roundhouse.

Welsh National Opera announces new commission for summer 2016 residency at ROH

3 October 2014

WNO to stage world premiere of opera commemorating the Battle of the Somme.

Arnold Schoenberg: The most important composer of the 20th century?

24 July 2014

Moses und Aron was the last – and greatest – of four forays the Austrian made into the art form.

Opera Essentials: Schoenberg's Moses und Aron

23 July 2014

Our guide to an essential modernist masterpiece.

Operageddon: Musings on the end of the world

24 June 2014

Opera has always flirted with catastrophic events. We look at how opera composers and directors have faced the apocalypse.

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