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Listen: Plácido Domingo on why opera will live forever

16 February 2018 at 3.35pm

The legendary performer is back at Covent Garden to conduct Puccini's Tosca with The Royal Opera.

  1. Ballet and Dance

    A cast change for the role of Giselle has been announced.

    Cast change: Marianela Nuñez to dance in Giselle on 21 February 2018

    16 February 2018

    A cast change for the role of Giselle has been announced.

    A quick guide to Christopher Wheeldon's captivating ballet adaptation of Shakespeare's compelling play.

    Ballet Essentials: The Winter's Tale

    14 February 2018

    A quick guide to Christopher Wheeldon's captivating ballet adaptation of Shakespeare's compelling play.

  2. Opera and Music

    Don't expect Spanish heat and gypsy passion from The Royal Opera's new production of <em>Carmen</em>.

    Opera Essentials: Bizet's Carmen

    12 February 2018

    Don't expect Spanish heat and gypsy passion from The Royal Opera's new production of Carmen.

    Canadian bass-baritone Gerald Finley reveals how he gets into character, playing Scarpia in Puccini's <em>Tosca</em>.

    Watch: How do you play one of opera's greatest villains?

    11 February 2018

    Canadian bass-baritone Gerald Finley reveals how he gets into character, playing Scarpia in Puccini's Tosca.

  3. Learning

    As booking opens for the new Season's Schools' Matinees, soprano Ermonela Jaho answers schoolchildren's questions about opera.

    'Do you think I could be in an opera one day?': Schoolchildren quiz soprano Ermonela Jaho

    2 May 2017

    As booking opens for the new Season's Schools' Matinees, soprano Ermonela Jaho answers schoolchildren's questions about opera.

  4. Off stage

    Each day, we're publishing a short festive film on our Instagram channel - here's a selection of our favourites so far.

    Count down to Christmas with the Royal Opera House Advent Calendar 2017

    12 December 2017

    Each day, we're publishing a short festive film on our Instagram channel - here's a selection of our favourites so far.