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Articles tagged with "by Benjamin Britten"

Opera Director Basil Coleman dies

25 March 2013

Director staged world premieres of Benjamin Britten's Billy Budd and Gloriana at Covent Garden in the 1950s.

Watch: Kasper Holten on Gloriana

29 January 2013

The Director of The Royal Opera on Richard Jones’s new production.

Shakespeare and opera

3 July 2012

We take a look at the link between the Bard and the lyric stage, from Verdi to Adès.

Q&A: Jonathan Cope on The Prince of the Pagodas

1 June 2012

We catch up with the former Royal Ballet Principal-turned-répétiteur ahead of the ballet's return.

The Prince of the Pagodas opens this weekend

29 May 2012

MacMillan’s fairytale ballet returns to Covent Garden after a 16-year break

On the trail of Britten's Peter Grimes

29 June 2011

Postcard from Aldeburgh: a look at the landscape that inspired the opera.