Four singers from The Royal Opera’s revival of Gerald Barry’s acclaimed operatic adaptation of Wilde’s classic play discuss food, convention and keeping a straight face.
News and features regarding ‘The Importance of Being Earnest by Ramin Gray’
- 31 March 2016
- 30 March 2016
Irish composer Gerald Barry defies common sense at every turn in his operatic adaptation of Wilde’s classic play, to surprisingly ingenious effect.
- 21 March 2016
Gerald Barry warps Oscar Wilde’s celebrated absurdist comedy into something even stranger in his brilliant operatic adaptation.
- 15 March 2016
Ramin Gray's Royal Opera production of Oscar Wilde's iconic play was live-streamed via the Royal Opera House YouTube channel.
- 4 March 2016
Our quick introduction to Gerald Barry’s bonkers and brilliant adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s much-loved comedy.
- 15 June 2013
Audience comments about the UK stage premiere of Gerald Barry's operatic Oscar Wilde adaptation.
- 7 June 2013
A look at the Importance of Being Earnest composer's brilliant and bizarre back-catalogue.
Watch: Ramin Gray on The Importance of Being Earnest - 'In the best way, like a crazy child who has been let loose with crayons'22 May 2013
The operatic adaptation of Oscar Wilde's absurdist comedy heads to the Barbican in Spring 2016.
- 16 May 2013
To celebrate the staging of The Importance of Being Earnest, three examples of this very English institution as a battleground.