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Articles tagged with "by John Fulljames"

Opera Essentials: Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny

2 March 2015

Our quick guide to Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht's impassioned satire on consumerism.

Watch: Will Self event live-streamed for free

27 February 2015

Watch the novelist and journalist challenge the purpose of opera and the organizations that create it.


Stormy Weather #2: Smart techniques for bringing a storm to the stage from history's great composers

23 January 2015

Beethoven inspired a host of operatic composers including Rossini, Verdi and Weill in musical methods for creating an operatic storm.

Watch: John Fulljames on Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny – 'It's our world reflected on the stage'

5 January 2015

The director on the power of Weill and Brecht's potent satire of consumerism, and its continued relevance in the 21st century.

‘Urban without being slangy, modern without being modish’ - The challenges of translating Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny

10 December 2014

Writer and lyricist Jeremy Sams on the pressures of translating an opera.

BBC Radio 3 broadcasts of Royal Opera performances announced for winter, spring and summer 2014/15

2 December 2014

Andrea Chénier, La bohème, Die Zauberflöte and others on Opera on 3.

Rediscovering lost operas: The fluctuating fortunes of your favourite works

17 October 2014

With artworks hostage to fashion and cultural sentiment, why a little digging might unearth a new classic.

Living the American Dream: How opera has embraced and attacked a national ethos

1 September 2014

From cheerful go-getting lumberjacks to a city of hedonism in the desert, lyric theatre has long confronted the ideals of the USA.

Laughing in the face of tragedy: Black comedy in opera

21 August 2014

From Così fan tutte to Anna Nicole – operas have long come with a sharp edge.

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