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Articles tagged with "women"

How do you solve a problem like Lucia?: Director Katie Mitchell on her new Royal Opera production

7 October 2015

The director discusses her vision of Donizetti's opera as a tale of drama, jeopardy and feminism.

Women who win the day: Opera’s triumphant heroines

2 September 2015

Opera is (perhaps justly) infamous for killing off its heroines – we look at some of the women who buck the trend.

How to Stage an Opera: Faust and the 19th Century

22 April 2014

How the vernacular of Gounod’s era makes the work anything but trivial.