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The Royal Opera House, in partnership with seven of the UK's leading opera companies, BBC Arts Digital and the V&A museum, is celebrating the passion and power of opera.
The innovative Opera Machine presents an extraordinary multi-angled view of the intricate theatrical process behind the scenes during a performance of Wagner’s Die Walküre.
Watch live on 19 October: the Royal Opera House with seven of the UK's leading opera companies and the V&A museum, on BBC Arts Digital for #OperaPassion Day 2017.
Composer/conductor Benjamin and playwright Martin Crimp make dramatic alchemy, as devices that distance the audience paradoxically build to potent music drama.
We followed brothers Ethan and Kian as they attended their first opera at one of our Welcome Performances, with preconception-shattering results.
Share your recommendations of the show you think is perfect for a newcomer.
Start your opera journey with 10% off selected performances when you use your promo code from the V&A exhibition.
A severed head and a deranged princess – we take a look at what's going on musically.
Backstage films from the live relay of Le nozze di Figaro, including rehearsal footage and exclusive interviews.