13 April 2015
The Italian composer was a genius at creating silly, surprising and strangely moving comic operas.
12 October 2014
The composer thought his early tragedy too bleak – but look closer and Verdi the dramatist begins to emerge from the shadows in this crucial work.
1 March 2014
A look at the surprising influence Donizetti's charming opéra comique had on 19th-century Italian opera.