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Articles tagged with "L’Étoile"

Watch: Julia Hansen on designing The Royal Opera’s L’Étoile — ‘The whole thing is a collage’

12 February 2016

The German stage designer discusses the challenges of designing sets and costumes for Chabrier’s bonkers comic opera.

Lights! Coloratura! Action!: The giddy world of opera’s ‘action’ songs

3 February 2016

Drinking songs such as La traviata’s famous Brindisi are just the start of opera's songs describing action.

Your Reaction: L’Étoile

2 February 2016

What did you think of Mariame Clément's production of Chabrier's bonkers comic opera?

Watch: Mark Elder explores the music of L’Étoile — 'It's quite extraordinary'

1 February 2016

The conductor explored the music of relatively unknown composer Emmanuel Chabrier with the help of two principal cast members.

Explore Royal Opera House productions with pre-performance talks

27 January 2016

You don't need a performance ticket to attend a pre-show talk, meaning that exploring productions is even easier than before.

Emmanuel Chabrier: An unsung hero of 19th-century French music

25 January 2016

The composer of L’Étoile was highly respected by his musical and painterly peers, including Debussy, Stravinsky and Manet.

L’Étoile Musical Highlight: ‘Ô petite étoile’

22 January 2016

Chabrier’s wonderful song of youthful dreaming makes history's neglect of the composer all the more surprising.

Opera Essentials: L’Étoile

19 January 2016

Our quick introduction to Chabrier’s delightfully silly opera.

Watch: Chris Addison on L’Étoile — 'Cheaper than going to watch Arsenal, and no one's waving a big flag in front of you during the good bits!'

14 January 2016

The actor and comedian spoke to Channel 4 News about his upcoming Royal Opera debut.

Comedian Chris Addison to perform in The Royal Opera's L’Étoile

5 January 2016

The British comedian will star in one of two additional roles in Mariame Clément’s production of Chabrier’s comic opera alongside French actor Jean-Luc Vincent.

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