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Articles tagged with "Don Carlo"

Opera in the Real World Part 2: The historical figures behind some of opera's greatest characters

22 April 2015

Composers have often looked to the real world for operatic inspiration – though their real-life subjects often undergo some operatization on their way to the stage.

Voices Off: Famous examples of offstage voices in opera

6 March 2014

Some of our favourite examples of the power of the unseen singer.

BFI to run Opera on TV season

3 March 2014

Highlights include a screening of Zeffirelli's 1964 Tosca starring Maria Callas and Tito Gobbi.

Musical highlights: ‘Dio, che nell’alma infondere’ from Don Carlo

3 October 2013

Verdi's political thriller offers one of his finest duets.

From celebrity chefs to Hollywood stars: Verdi’s far-reaching influence, as shown on ‘Desert Island Discs
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25 September 2013

The BBC Radio 4 archive reveals Verdi is a top choice for famous castaways from across the globe.

Your reaction: Don Carlo

5 May 2013

Audience tweets about the return of Nicholas Hytner's production.

Political operas #1: Don Carlo, Simon Boccanegra and Gloriana


3 May 2013

From the terrors of the Spanish Inquisition to a troubled English queen, three iconic examples.

Opera Essentials: Don Carlo

2 May 2013

A guide to Verdi's operatic depiction of Renaissance Spain.

Young Artist Profile: Pablo Bemsch

25 April 2013

The Argentinean tenor on the transition from baritone to tenor and why music is his first love.

Antonio Pappano, Jonas Kaufmann and Written on Skin win at inaugural Opera Awards

23 April 2013

Royal Opera affiliated artists recognised at the inaugural Opera Awards.

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