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Articles tagged with "The Royal Opera"

How the design of Royal Opera House red programmes has evolved through the ages

20 January 2017

Tastes change, as a fascinating trip through more than 250 years of historical souvenirs shows.

Young Artist Profile: Jennifer Davis on the language of opera

20 January 2017

The Irish soprano shares how a love of words informs her performances on stage.

The Royal Opera announces new Jette Parker Young Artists for 2017/18

18 January 2017

Five singers were chosen from more than 365 applicants from 61 countries and will join the Company for two years of artistic development.

Opera Essentials: Cilea’s Adriana Lecouvreur

12 January 2017

Our quick introduction to Cilea’s impassioned theatre tragedy, sumptuously realized in David McVicar’s Royal Opera production.

What was your Royal Opera highlight of 2016?

29 December 2016

Share your favourite moments of the past year for a chance to win a pair of tickets.

Masterful or muddled? The controversial opera and ballet hybrid that heralded the dawn of The Royal Opera

12 December 2016

How an unlikely all-singing, all-dancing Purcell performance paved the way for the creation of The Royal Opera, 70 years ago.

Watch: A first glimpse of The Royal Opera's opulent new production of Der Rosenkavalier

12 December 2016

Canadian director Robert Carsen discusses the challenges of staging Strauss's opera and why he has opted to transpose it to the early 20th century.

Opera Essentials: Der Rosenkavalier

6 December 2016

Our quick introduction to Richard Strauss’s comic opera.

Why did Schlesinger’s production of Offenbach’s Les Contes d’Hoffmann hog the headlines?

28 November 2016

Sex scenes, scandal and sensational headlines: the ROH Collections team delve into the archives to uncover the buzz around this iconic production, 36 years on from its premiere.

Best photos in the house! Our favourite Instagram posts at the Royal Opera House

25 November 2016

A selection of our favourite images capturing the magic of Covent Garden at the start of the 2016/17 Season.

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