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Articles tagged with "writing"

Opera’s unsung heroes: What life is like as a librettist

3 February 2017

While those responsible for the music are often household names, the person behind an opera’s text may have been unfairly overlooked.

Making it up as they go along? Mozart, Da Ponte and the creation of Così fan tutte

19 September 2016

Research into the original manuscripts of this famously ambiguous opera reveals that even its creators couldn’t decide what was going on.

‘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.