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The second operatic collaboration between composer Tansy Davies and poet Nick Drake focuses on climate change. In a ‘near-future’ world decimated by ecological disaster, an...

In Wagner’s Der Fliegende Hollander, the ‘romantic wanderer’ figure takes on a supernatural element. The titular sea-captain is condemned to sail the oceans in...

One can understand Douglas Eaton’s critique of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama’s move to scrap grading for first-year students to mitigate...

A touring opera company has become the third performing arts organisation to be targeted by thieves in London in less than a month. Pop-Up Opera,...

Just as Shakespeare has his problem plays, Mozart has Cosi Fan Tutte – one might translate the title as That’s What Women Do –...

Garsington has a long track record with Richard Strauss, and in their 30th season, they return to his operatic will and testament, Capriccio. He described...

Opera has become a byword for high ticket prices, bow ties and self-indulgence, but it’s an egalitarian art form that has its roots in...

James Hendry joined the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme for emerging talent at London’s Royal Opera House in 2016. He tells Giverny Masso about...

As the creation of the first cultural town featuring theatre art in China gathers pace, Kalina Stefanova examines the crucial role it will play...
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