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Articles tagged with "women"

Applications open for all-female opera conducting course

8 March 2018

The Royal Opera House, the National Opera Studio and the RPS Women Conductors Programme is piloting a free, week-long course for opera conducting.

Mad for it: Director Katie Mitchell on her new Royal Opera production of Lucia di Lammermoor

7 October 2015

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

Why opera's future is more diverse than its past

21 September 2015

Opera is reinventing itself and creating a more relevant, inclusive and dynamic art-form in the process.

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.