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Articles tagged with "highlight"

Romeo and Juliet Dance Highlight: The Balcony pas de deux

3 September 2015

Choreographer Kenneth MacMillan captures the beauty and emotion of Shakespeare's text in one of ballet’s most iconic love duets.

Don Giovanni Musical Highlight: The Champagne Aria

5 June 2015

The great seducer's tongue-twisting Act I aria reveals his irrepressible energy and love of life.

Mahagonny Musical Highlight: The Mandalay Song

10 March 2015

Kurt Weill thought this one of his best pieces, but it was decades before the controversial scene would be performed.

Don Quixote dance highlight: The Act I finale

20 November 2014

A Spanish-flavoured spectacle featuring some of ballet's most astonishing virtuoso choreography.

The A-Z of Richard Strauss: Q is for Querschnitt

2 June 2014

With an ever-watching eye on his bank account, Strauss created and released a series of orchestral highlights ('Querschnitt' in German) from his operas.

Musical Highlight: The sextet ‘Riconosci in questo amplesso’ from Le nozze di Figaro

28 April 2014

We take a closer look at the glittering Act III sextet from Mozart and Da Ponte's ebullient comedy.

Musical Highlight: 'Pour me rapprocher Marie' from La Fille du régiment

26 February 2014

We explore Tonio's beautifully lyrical aria from Donizetti's opera La Fille du régiment.

Eugene Onegin Musical Highlight: Lensky’s aria, ‘Kuda, kuda’

12 October 2012

Tchaikovsky writes beautiful music for this young poet’s farewell to life.

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