Carmen isn’t the only sensual starring mezzo role – we round up some of our favourites, from Donizetti to Birtwistle.
News and features regarding ‘Werther by Benoit Jacquot’
- 19 December 2016
- 25 August 2016
Upcoming radio broadcasts from Covent Garden include Così fan tutte, Norma and The Barber of Seville.
- 28 June 2016
Why have Goethe's works influenced composers including Mozart, Beethoven and Massenet?
- 28 June 2016
Joyce DiDonato, Vittorio Grigòlo and members of the cast and creative team share their thoughts on what makes this French opera a masterpiece.
- 27 June 2016
What did you think of The Royal Opera's live relay of the Goethe-influenced tragedy starring Joyce DiDonato and Vittorio Grigòlo?
- 22 June 2016
Two of opera's greatest stars share their thoughts on the art form and how it has evolved over the past 60 years, as well as what it needs to do to survive.
- 21 June 2016
Join presenter Simon Callow as the French opera starring Joyce DiDonato and Vittorio Grigòlo is broadcast to over 25 countries worldwide.
- 20 June 2016
What did you think of Benoît Jacquot’s Royal Opera production of Massenet’s operatic tragedy?
- 17 June 2016
In one of the opera's most heart-wrenching moments, Massenet gives us a crucial insight into his heroine’s tortured soul, as she reflects on a love that can never be.
- 14 June 2016
By the late 1880s, Massenet had become renowned for his crowd-pleasing operas – he responded with a work written for himself.
- 13 June 2016
With distinctive warm tones and a wide vocal range, Verdi realized the mezzo's potential - with exciting consequences.
- 7 June 2016
Our quick introduction to Massenet’s Goethe-inspired tragedy of an impossible love.