Nominees include Nina Stemme, Nicole Car, Mariusz Kwiecień and Kasper Holten’s production of Król Roger.
News and features regarding ‘Król Roger by Kasper Holten’
- 7 December 2015
- 2 November 2015
Kasper Holten's acclaimed Royal Opera production of Szymanowski's rare opera is now available to buy.
- 16 May 2015
What did you think of the free live stream of Szymanowski's opera?
- 16 May 2015
Films from the live stream of Karol Szymanowski's sumptuous opera Król Roger, including rehearsal footage and exclusive interviews.
- 11 May 2015
When the huge stage you're working on can accommodate 33 red London buses, how do directors illuminate the nuanced inner struggles of a character?
- 7 May 2015
One of the outstanding rulers of pre-modern Europe, King Roger II of Sicily united different cultures in one kingdom.
Watch: Kasper Holten – ‘The brilliance of Król Roger is that it is at once deeply personal and incredibly universal’7 May 2015
Royal Opera Director discusses the treasures of early 20th-century opera and staging Karol Szymanowski’s Król Roger.
Opera Europa live-streaming platform launches with a relay of La traviata from Teatro Real, Madrid on 8 May 20157 May 2015
The Opera Platform will offer relays from 15 European opera houses, beginning with David McVicar’s new production of Verdi’s classic.
- 2 May 2015
What did you think of Kasper Holten's new production of Szymanowski's King Roger?
- 1 May 2015
The sensuous siren call of King Roger’s wife is one of the opera’s most intoxicating moments.
- 28 April 2015
Sicily's eclectic history inspired the Polish composer to fuse a variety of different styles in his masterful opera.
- 24 April 2015
The composer was fascinated by Nietzsche’s theories of mankind’s opposing desires for control and for chaos – theories that drive the dilemma of King Roger.