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Articles tagged with "Tosca"

10 Operatic Prayers: Divine music in hope of divine intervention

24 April 2014

Operatic characters often look to the heavens, in thanks or in anguished supplication.

Cast change: Marco Vratogna to appear in eight performances of Tosca

23 April 2014

Due to ill health, the Italian baritone replaces Thomas Hampson in all scheduled performances of Baron Scarpia.

Voices Off: Famous examples of offstage voices in opera

6 March 2014

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

Renato Cioni: A look back at the tenor's Covent Garden performances

5 March 2014

The Italian tenor, who recently died, starred in Franco Zeffirelli's iconic production of Tosca with Maria Callas and Tito Gobbi.

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.

Cast change: Bryn Terfel and Lucio Gallo to sing in Tosca

27 February 2014

Welsh bass-baritone to sing on 16, 19 and 26 June; Italian baritone to sing on 21 June, replacing Sebastian Catana.

Watch: Jonathan Kent on what makes Tosca a director's dream

19 February 2014

'Audiences leaving Tosca should feel a sense of waste' says the director of Puccini's thriller and its tragic lead character.

What is it about Puccini?

16 February 2014

Puccini's operas are some of the world's most loved. We look at what makes his music so appealing.

A wide variety of Advance Booking Packages available for the Spring Season 2013/14

25 November 2013

Get the best seats at the best prices for Royal Opera and Royal Ballet productions.

A tribute: 100 years since the birth of Tito Gobbi

24 October 2013

A look back at the career of the admired operatic baritone.

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