There's more to the art form than doom and gloom, as a number of comic gems prove.
News and features regarding ‘Gianni Schicchi by Richard Jones’
- 22 May 2017
- 26 February 2016
What did you think of Richard Jones' Royal Opera production of Puccini's triptych?
- 19 February 2016
Like a collection of short stories or the B-movies of the 1940s and 50s, grouping operas together allows us to appreciate their contrasts.
- 11 February 2016
Lauretta’s lovely little aria is key in shaping the black comedy of Gianni Schicchi, the final opera in Puccini’s triptych.
- 10 February 2016
Our quick introduction to Puccini’s trio of short operas, bringing together the dramatic, tragic and comedic best of this giant of Italian opera.
- 4 June 2015
The Italian composer created some of opera’s most enchanting romances.
Watch: Nicola Luisotti on Puccini – ‘You can learn more from one of Puccini’s scores than from books’27 May 2015
The conductor discusses the composer’s deceptive genius, and how best to approach his operas.
- 1 May 2015
This month the focus falls on our favourite DVD and CD recordings featuring Antonio Pappano, Music Director of The Royal Opera.
- 24 April 2015
Look on the sunny side of opera with a handful of the art form’s jollier moments.
- 1 February 2013
Award to be decided by public vote.
- 6 June 2012
Richard Jones's acclaimed production available to buy from ROH shop.
- 12 October 2011
The second in our series featuring among others La traviata on a bus in the Australian outback and Bond in Bregenz.