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Articles tagged with "by John Fulljames"

Paterson Joseph to present LIVE cinema relay of Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny

23 March 2015

Actor to give audiences a glimpse behind the scenes on 1 April 2015.

Unprecedented collaboration between the Royal College of Art and Royal Opera House

20 March 2015

The Royal Opera’s Associate Director John Fulljames invited students from the RCA’s MA programme in Critical Writing to explore his production of Weill and Brecht’s Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny.

Brecht’s Mahagonny: A Janus-faced work

13 March 2015

The influential playwright wrote Mahagonny at a transitional time as he turned towards Marxism, and further developed his theories of epic theatre.

Your reaction: Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny

11 March 2015

What did you think of John Fulljames's Royal Opera production of Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht's satire on consumerism?

Mahagonny Musical Highlight: The Mandalay Song

10 March 2015

Kurt Weill thought this one of his best pieces, but it was decades before the controversial scene would be performed.

'Oh, show us the way to the next whisky bar!'

9 March 2015

Weill and Brecht’s ‘Alabama Song’ has inspired covers by Marilyn Manson, a cappella groups, Serbian rock band Električni Orgazam and hundreds of others.

Young Artist Profile: Anush Hovhannisyan – ‘Every rehearsal is an exploration’

5 March 2015

The Armenian soprano on rehearsal room goosebumps, the pressure of a live cinema broadcast and coping with challenging costumes.

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.

Experimentation, experimentation, experimentation: Über-radical opera in 1920s Germany

4 March 2015

The political situation in Germany's Weimar Republic contributed to perhaps the most wildly-creative decade in opera's history.

Listen: It may be tuneful, but Weill’s music underlines a ‘dark, cynical message’

3 March 2015

Conductor Mark Wigglesworth and mezzo-soprano Christine Rice discuss the juxtaposition of music and text in Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny.

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