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Articles tagged with "David Bowie"

Press plié: the best music videos to feature ballet

25 April 2017

Top music videos prove that ballet can enrich a range of sounds and elevate songs to a whole new level.

Young Artist Profile: Director Gerard Jones on how to ensure opera’s relevance

8 November 2016

The director discusses his grungy new production of Oreste, getting a foot in the door as an usher and why he thinks some are intimidated by opera.

The Concept Album: Why Pink Floyd, The Beatles and Green Day owe Beethoven and Monteverdi a huge debt

10 April 2015

The concept album has been around longer than you might think.

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.

'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.

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.

Introducing Philip Glass: A divisive but hugely influential figure in contemporary music

29 September 2014

Glass’s music – love it or hate it – has had a profound effect on wider pop culture.