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Articles tagged with "by David McVicar"

Cast change: Sophie Bevan to sing in Le nozze di Figaro on 5 and 9 October 2015

5 October 2015

British soprano to replace Anita Hartig as Susanna.

Opera as an emotional healer: Simon Callow on Mozart the Dramatist and Le nozze di Figaro

2 October 2015

The acclaimed actor, director and writer explores Mozart’s dramatic genius and the unique qualities of The Marriage of Figaro.

Your reaction: Le nozze di Figaro 2015

16 September 2015

What did you think of the return of David McVicar's production of Mozart's comic opera?

Le nozze di Figaro Musical Highlight: ‘Dove sono i bei momenti’

14 September 2015

Mozart showcases his immense skill in depicting complex characters with this exquisite aria depicting Countess Almaviva’s inner torment.

Women who win the day: Opera’s triumphant heroines


2 September 2015

Opera is (perhaps justly) infamous for killing off its heroines – we look at some of the women who buck the trend.

Saving the best until last: Our favourite operatic swansongs


10 July 2015

Five of our favourite final masterpieces from opera’s greatest composers.

Verdi unpacked: A guide to the master of Italian opera

21 May 2015

The composer of La traviata, Macbeth and Otello consolidated and innovated the opera of his time.

Opera in the City of Love: Paris as muse

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.

New animations offer fresh take on classic operatic moments  

9 March 2015

Playful interpretations of extracts from Die Zauberflöte, Madama Butterfly, Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny and La traviata.

When opera meets pop music

5 March 2015

From David Bowie and Kelis to Jeff Buckley and Weezer, the world of pop has a passion for opera.

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