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How a staging can enhance the listening experience...

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http://www.flickr.com/photos/royaloperahouse/17220804481/ This month, leading multimedia designer and director Netia Jones returns to the Linbury Studio...
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Composers have often looked to the real world for operatic inspiration – though their real-life subjects often undergo some operatization on their way to the stage...

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https://www.flickr.com/photos/royaloperahouse/17027100807/ Anne Boleyn and King Henry VIII in Donizetti’s Anna Bolena There’s no doubting Anne Boleyn’s...
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Title aside, is La Fille mal gardée ballet's most unmistakably English work?

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https://www.flickr.com/photos/royaloperahouse/10963955124 On paper, Frederick Ashton’s La Fille mal gardée could come across as the most ordinary...
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Our quick guide to ATTHIS - a mixed programme featuring a song cycle based on the poetry of Sappho, from major contemporary composer Georg Friedrich Haas.

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http://www.flickr.com/photos/royaloperahouse/17139843906/ A Vital Composer The Austrian composer Georg Friedrich Haas is one of the most important composers...
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Very excited to announce the details of our 2015/16 Season!

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https://www.flickr.com/photos/royaloperahouse/13465322103 The 2015/16 Royal Opera House Season has been announced. The Royal Opera, The Royal Ballet and...
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Meet Christoph Marthaler, opera direction rulebook-ripper-upper...

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https://www.flickr.com/photos/royaloperahouse/17109930646/ There is beauty in failure, in loneliness; there is heroism in the unheroic. Swiss director...
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In ballet, works of La Fille mal gardée's age are as rare as hens' (or should that be chickens'?) teeth...

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https://www.flickr.com/photos/royaloperahouse/17027874827/ In the field of human (and indeed, artistic) history, the period of the French Revolution isn't that...
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Think music's political edge is a thing of the past? Think again.

At a time when writers of mainstream music seem to shy away from political comment, Austrian composer Georg Friedrich Haas is creating work that pushes boundaries.

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https://www.flickr.com/photos/royaloperahouse/17023701690/ Everything coalesces in the music of Georg Friedrich Haas: darkness and light, politics and art,...
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Ribbons at the ready!

Ashton's charming pas de deux makes inventive and intricate use of ribbons, in homage the ballet's two-hundred-year history.

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http://www.flickr.com/photos/royaloperahouse/17166941421/ Since its premiere in 1960, Frederick Ashton’s La Fille mal gardée has become one of his...
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All the basics covered before the return of The Royal Ballet's La Fille mal gardée tonight!

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http://www.flickr.com/photos/royaloperahouse/15641987009/ The Story Begins… On the dawn of a busy day on the farm, Lise meets her lover Colas. They are...
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Is this opera's most delightfully silly duet?

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http://www.flickr.com/photos/royaloperahouse/14668182962/ Rossini was expert in making the ridiculous even more ridiculous. Take the nonsense plot of Il turco...
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Two Royal Ballet Soloists - one a new mother and the other expecting - on the challenge of juggling two hugely exhausting but rewarding jobs...

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http://www.flickr.com/photos/royaloperahouse/17073110286/ Royal Ballet dancers Elizabeth Harrod and Laura McCulloch recently spoke to BBC Radio 4's Woman's...
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