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For centuries, composers have had to make money where they can
September 24, 2017
Some cheer a hero of the Enlightenment; others despise his murderous cruelty and lust. Which Don will the Teatro Di San Carlo bring?
September 7, 2017
A quick scan of the most successful new operas in the past 50 years shows that contemporary subjects often sell and attract new audiences
July 20, 2017
As two of Alma Mahler’s works are revived on a new album, Joe Heaney looks at how her talent was stifled by the conventions of a male-dominated society.
May 13, 2017
As Scheherazade is performed by the Toulouse Symphony Orchestra at Emirates Palace, we take a look at the influence of the East on 19th and 20th century composers.
April 29, 2017
“His music is quite special,” she says. “He has this incredible ability to speak to an individual rather than the masses, and that really gets to you; it speaks directly to the heart.
April 23, 2017
This colossus of the concert hall – who died in April 2007 at the age of 80 – was as big in life as the notoriously warm sounds he produced from the cello.
April 18, 2017
As Dubai Opera screens two films accompanied by performances of the scores by John Williams, we look at the composer’s prolific career.
April 17, 2017
Composer Robert Schumann is seen by many as a classic example of an artist driven mad by his genius – but some argue the cause of descent into insanity was physical rather than mental.
April 2, 2017
Formed in 2000 by cellist Yo-Yo Ma, the ensemble foster the noble ambition of bringing people of different nationalities and cultures together through music.
March 26, 2017
We chart the history of the role of a music conductor – which came about in its current avatar only in the 19th century.
March 20, 2017
Composer Mohammed Fairouz is the son of an Emirati diplomat, and grew up living on several different continents.
March 16, 2017
One of the bastions of the British cultural calendar – the BBC Proms – comes to Dubai, and its arrival marks the latest blossoming of the UAE’s cultural fortunes.
Liszt was the greatest star alive. But today, who still cares about Liszt?
March 8, 2017
Ahead of the Welsh National Opera’s performances of La Bohème at Dubai Opera, we find out why women, often victims of their emotions, died tragically in many 19th-century operas.
Saudi Aramco attack: everything we know so far
UAE bibliophiles, rejoice: Hay Festival is coming to Abu Dhabi
How the Filipino workforce has evolved in the UAE and boosted its spending power
From the front row at London Fashion Week
Review: Rendezvous in Paris at Louvre Abu Dhabi