20 June 2017
Mozart was 14 going-on 15 when he wrote this gorgeous, virtuoso aria which displays the beginnings of his mature musical and dramatic insight.
9 June 2017
The award-winning South African soprano reflects on her musical journey, from church hymns with her grandmother to the world’s top opera houses.
8 May 2017
Our quick introduction to this world premiere from a music icon.
4 May 2017
The iconic sitarist’s only opera was left unfinished upon his death, but it has now been completed and will soon be heard for the first time.
27 April 2017
The German tenor, who sang in Fidelio, Der fliegende Holländer and Wozzeck for The Royal Opera, has died suddenly.
27 April 2017
The award-winning choreographer talks about the influence of William Forsythe and the power of her art form.
26 April 2017
A flock of sheep, a bear, a disembodied hand, set in an inescapable single room: how do you stage Thomas Adès’s sensational new opera?
21 April 2017
The otherworldly instrument that paved the way for the synthesizer explosion has seduced everyone from Messiaen to Radiohead.
28 March 2017
Cio-Cio-San’s much-loved aria is a perfect and painful encapsulation of the tragedy at the opera’s heart.
7 March 2017
Videos from international dance companies give an insight into what makes this pioneering British choreographer so exciting.