Tag Archives: Tim Murray

Royal Ballet Triple: Obsidian Tear/ The Invitation/ Within the Golden Hour, ROH, Covent Garden, May 2016

Royal Ballet triple bills rarely begin with a new ballet, but this one started with the world premiere of Wayne McGregor’s Obsidian Tear to a half-hour orchestral piece by Finnish composer Esa-Pekka Salonen.┬áSalonen, better known as a conductor, takes up the baton to direct his own music, named Nyx after the Greek goddess of the …

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Opera Shots: The Tell-Tale Heart, and The Doctor’s Tale, Linbury Studio, Royal Opera House, April 2011

Stewart Copeland’s wonderful adaptation of this story to the opera stage …

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