Your thoughts on David McVicar's sumptuous production of this tragic opera.
News and features regarding ‘Adriana Lecouvreur by David McVicar’
- 8 February 2017
- 1 February 2017
Covent Garden’s production of Cilea’s best-known work features a spectacular working model in homage to a golden age of theatre.
- 19 January 2017
Cilea writes a fiery, impassioned aria for his villainess – proof that in opera, even baddies can be pitiable.
- 18 January 2017
The French actress’s glamorous life and sudden death inspired countless tales of murderous crimes of passion – including Adriana Lecouvreur.
- 12 January 2017
Our quick introduction to Cilea’s impassioned theatre tragedy, sumptuously realized in David McVicar’s Royal Opera production.
- 19 December 2016
Carmen isn’t the only sensual starring mezzo role – we round up some of our favourites, from Donizetti to Birtwistle.
- 2 November 2015
Composers have long explored the gamut of vocal expression from a whisper to a scream.
- 13 May 2015
Composers have been inspired by everything about the French capital – from its seediness to its troubled political history – but most of all by its air of romance.