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Articles tagged with "Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart"

Smells like teen spirit: The pieces that cemented Mozart’s reputation as a childhood prodigy

27 June 2017

At the age when most of us are studying at school, Mozart was travelling around Europe performing, teaching and composing operas.

Your Reaction: What did you think of Mozart's Mitridate, re di ponto?

27 June 2017

Audience reactions and press reviews of Graham Vick’s acclaimed production of Mozart's early opera.

Mozart’s Mitridate musical highlight: ‘Lungi da te’

20 June 2017

Mozart was 14 going-on 15 when he wrote this gorgeous, virtuoso aria which displays the beginnings of his mature musical and dramatic insight.

10 of opera’s greatest tenor roles

20 June 2017

Our favourites of the undisputed kings of opera, from Idomeneo to Peter Grimes via Siegfried and Otello.

Mozart and victims of fashion: how courtly extravagance hit the stage

16 June 2017

The enormous frocks in The Royal Opera’s production of Mozart’s opera Mitridate could be found in every European court and theatre for more than a hundred years.

Opera Essentials: Mozart’s Mitridate, re di Ponto

16 June 2017

Everything you need to know about this vibrant work, written when the composer was just 14 years old.

10 of opera's greatest bass roles

28 April 2017

From dastardly demons to boozy brothel owners – we give the low-down on opera’s best bass roles.

10 of the greatest bass-baritone roles

30 January 2017

From devils and rogues, to lovers and rulers – who says tenors have to have all the fun?

Girls being boys being girls: a short history of opera’s trouser roles

11 January 2017

Lovesick teens, feisty young heroes, or supernatural beings – there's an important place for women playing men (then dressing up as women again?) in opera.

Watch: Così fan tutte's cast and creative team on the 'genius of Mozart'

19 October 2016

Exclusive films take you behind the scenes of Jan Philipp Gloger’s new production of Mozart’s and Da Ponte’s third and final opera.

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