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Articles tagged with "Luis Buñuel"

Thomas Adès on what inspired his new opera The Exterminating Angel

2 May 2017

The composer reveals what drew him to Buñuel's Surrealist satire, and how he set about creating his acclaimed operatic adaptation.

What does it all mean? Searching for answers to Thomas Adès's brain-scrambling The Exterminating Angel

27 April 2017

The surreal film by Luis Buñuel that inspired Adès' third opera offers some intriguing clues.

The challenges of bringing The Exterminating Angel to the stage

26 April 2017

A flock of sheep, a bear, a disembodied hand, set in an inescapable single room: how do you stage Thomas Adès’s sensational new opera?

The pieces that made Thomas Adès

21 April 2017

The British composer has been at the vanguard of new music throughout his career, as demonstrated by these must-hear works.

Opera Essentials: Thomas Adès’s The Exterminating Angel

18 April 2017

Our quick introduction to the UK premiere of the latest work from one of today’s leading composers.

Quoting Tristan: Echoes of Wagner over 150 years of music and film

3 December 2014

Richard Wagner's iconic masterpiece pervades Western culture.