The ROH has been home to major opera premieres dating all the way back to our first resident composer Handel – as material from ROH Collections shows.
News and features regarding ‘The Exterminating Angel by Tom Cairns’
- 25 May 2017
- 2 May 2017
The composer reveals what drew him to Buñuel's Surrealist satire, and how he set about creating his acclaimed operatic adaptation.
What does it all mean? Searching for answers to Thomas Adès's brain-scrambling The Exterminating Angel27 April 2017
The surreal film by Luis Buñuel that inspired Adès' third opera offers some intriguing clues.
- 26 April 2017
A flock of sheep, a bear, a disembodied hand, set in an inescapable single room: how do you stage Thomas Adès’s sensational new opera?
- 25 April 2017
Audience responses to the UK premiere of Adès's opera, inspired by Luis Buñuel’s surrealist film.
- 21 April 2017
The otherworldly instrument that paved the way for the synthesizer explosion has seduced everyone from Messiaen to Radiohead.
- 21 April 2017
The British composer has been at the vanguard of new music throughout his career, as demonstrated by these must-hear works.
- 18 April 2017
Our quick introduction to the UK premiere of the latest work from one of today’s leading composers.
- 23 March 2017
Get a unique glimpse into The Royal Opera's new production with the composer, director and singers including John Tomlinson and Anne Sofie von Otter.
- 24 January 2017
Under-appreciated for centuries, the countertenor now storms the operatic stage.
- 5 December 2014
Curses, seduction and murder are just the tip of the iceberg.