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Articles tagged with "by Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier"

A Dramatic Improvement: Puccini and the creation of Madama Butterfly

16 March 2015

With this tragedy, Puccini transcended the role of composer by incorporating touches that mark him as a dramatist of genius.

Young Artist Profile: Nadezhda Karyazina - 'If your performance is from the heart, you can always connect with the audience'

13 March 2015

The Russian mezzo-soprano on working with the best coaches in the world, BP Big Screen performances and the challenges of Madama Butterfly.

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.

Watch: Noah Stewart sings 'L’Ultima canzone' by Tosti on Radio 3’s In Tune

27 February 2015

Leading American tenor discusses getting booed on stage and combining opera with Broadway musicals.

Watch: Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier on Madama Butterfly – 'It's a shocking but very important story to tell'

23 December 2014

The directors on the power and insight offered in Puccini's iconic opera, which critiques cultural imperialism.

Royal Opera 2014 Review: What were your highlights of the year?

22 December 2014

Share your on-stage highlights from the past twelve months for the chance to win a pair of tickets to see The Royal Opera.

Watch: Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier on Il turco in Italia - 'It's an ode to sex'

5 December 2014

The directors on setting Rossini's opera in the 1960s and their delight at working with baritone Alessandro Corbelli.

Watch: How to sing Rossini with Mark Elder

18 November 2014

Conductor Mark Elder and mezzo-soprano Rachel Kelly explore the music of Rossini through Il barbiere di Siviglia.

How to Stage an Opera: Escape from Il barbiere di Siviglia

2 October 2014

The enclosed set of The Royal Opera's production of Rossini's masterpiece heightens the comedy and the pathos.

Stormy weather: How opera composers use musical maelstroms

23 September 2014

Storms as a narrative and compositional device in Rigoletto, Idomeneo and Il barbiere di Siviglia.

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