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Win the chance to stage your Opera production with Flourish!

Win the chance to stage your Opera production with Flourish!

GregJohnson August 16, 2012 0

Attention all operatic composers and librettists! Flourish is a new opera competition, launched by Olivier Award-winning OperaUpClose in association with Eclectic Opera. The competition aims to provide a platform for emerging and established composers

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Kids settle down for a night at the Royal Opera House

Kids settle down for a night at the Royal Opera House

GregJohnson March 27, 2012 0

On May 11th, 100 children will be spend the night under the grand roof of the Royal Opera House (ROH) as part of a giant, operatic sleepover! Kids aged eight to 11 have been

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Fancy buying an opera production on eBay?

Fancy buying an opera production on eBay?

GregJohnson March 14, 2012 0

Could this be the musical bargin of the century? A retired opera director has closed his company and has begun selling it’s props and sets on eBay. Schools, amateur dramatics societies, opera companies and

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Think you can write an opera? The ENO is looking for you

Think you can write an opera? The ENO is looking for you

GregJohnson March 7, 2012 0

Gone are the days of stuffy 18th century operas of powdered wigs and prima donnas, opera companies have for years been attempting to put new life into classic operas and commission new works. Even

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Opera ‘reimaging’ at Royal Opera House gets boos and walkouts

Opera ‘reimaging’ at Royal Opera House gets boos and walkouts

GregJohnson March 1, 2012 0

If an opera had been met with walkouts during the interval and boos at the finale, it might be pulled from the spring/summer programme, but the Royal Opera House (ROH) has been honest about

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BBC Orchestra makes history with RPS win

BBC Orchestra makes history with RPS win

Musicroom May 24, 2010 0

For the first time in its history, the Royal Philharmonic Society (RPS) has awarded an orchestra its prestigious music accolade for music theatre and opera.

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