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Articles tagged with "by Thaddeus Strassberger"

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.

Your reaction: I due Foscari

15 October 2014

What did you think of Thaddeus Strassberger's production of Verdi's early tragedy?

Listen: Antonio Pappano - 'Every note must be theatrical. Every note is important'

13 October 2014

The Music Director of The Royal Opera on opera in cinemas, the pressure on singers, and his thoughts on concept-led 'Regietheater'.

Your Reaction: Plácido Domingo In Conversation live stream

12 October 2014

Catch up with Antonio Pappano's chat with the opera star, and see a selection of audience comments.

Context is king: Verdi's self-criticism of I due Foscari overlooks extraordinary emotional insight

12 October 2014

The composer thought his early tragedy too bleak – but look closer and Verdi the dramatist begins to emerge from the shadows in this crucial work.

Watch: Thaddeus Strassberger on I due Foscari

8 October 2014

The American director talks about working with Plácido Domingo and what an opera about a 15th-century Venetian doge can tell us about our own lives.

I due Foscari Musical highlight: The Act I finale

7 October 2014

Two characters rise to the dramatic and musical challenge of the powerful confrontation that concludes Act I of Verdi’s early tragedy.

Opera Essentials: I due Foscari

6 October 2014

Our quick guide to Verdi's early tragedy.

Venice has provided setting and inspiration for countless operas


3 October 2014

The city has an important association with the art form that reaches from I due Foscari to Death in Venice.

Listen: Antonio Pappano - 'Theatre is something that every human being needs'

11 September 2014

The Music Director of The Royal Opera on what he's most excited about over the coming Season, juggling two high-profile jobs, and why the arts are vital.

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