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Posts with the tag "Norma"

February Frenzy


  From operas for naughty children to a new tour and first visit to Dublin, it has been a busy month at Opera North. Have a look and listen to some of the links below to get a feel for what has been going on and what we are getting excited about.

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The Language of Language...


My role as Italian language coach is not only to help the singers with how to pronounce their words, how to enunciate and deliver them to achieve the right sound of the language, but also how to convey the meaning, to put across the larger picture: the context of the period...

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In conversation with James Creswell


James Creswell sings the role of Oroveso in a new production of Bellini’s Norma and he puts down his main props – an axe and a leather apron - to speak about preparing for this new part, in an opera that is quite a grand departure from his familiar roles.

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