What's On - May 2018

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Opera Prelude: The Golden Age of the Imperial Theatres

Tuesday 1 May 2018, 10.30am

Opera Prelude: The Golden Age of the Imperial Theatres

Opera at the Mariinsky, 1890-1917

In this morning’s lecture, Dr Rosamund Bartlett and pianist Maria Levandovskaya take us back to the glory days of imperial St Petersburg’s Mariinsky Theatre, highlighting the...

Opera Prelude: Accidents in Opera

Tuesday 8 May 2018, 10.30am

Opera Prelude: Accidents in Opera

The mishaps, mayhem and misfortune of productions, singers and theatres

Opera: the most complete art form, and (most of the time) a stunning blend of music, stagecraft, lighting and passion – but what happens when it all goes wrong? Ask any singer...

Opera Prelude: Happily Never After

Tuesday 22 May 2018, 10.30am

Opera Prelude: Happily Never After

Why are we so drawn to operatic tragedy?

Tosca, plummeting to her doom from the roof of the Castel Sant’Angelo; Juliette, stabbing herself to be reunited with her dying lover Romeo; Rodrigo, shot in front of his...

Opera Prelude: The Opera Awards Masterclass with Dame Anne Evans

Tuesday 29 May 2018, 10.30am

Opera Prelude: The Opera Awards Masterclass with Dame Anne Evans

Dame Anne Evans kindly leads this morning’s event with emerging young singers. She made her debut as Countess Ceprano in _Rigoletto_ in 1967 in Geneva and went on to make her...

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