7 July 2015
Our quick introduction to a new mixed programme of modern dance starring world-class dancers Wendy Whelan and Edward Watson.
25 June 2015
Rossini gave his protagonist just one aria, but in it created a moment of startling intensity and beauty that lingers long in the memory and influenced Verdi and Wagner.
12 June 2015
Dot, Squiggle and Rest is the latest in a growing trend of musical productions designed specifically to appeal to the very young.
11 June 2015
Mozart’s masterpiece has more than its fair share of alternative endings.
9 June 2015
Our quick introduction to this double programme of chamber operas by Harrison Birtwistle.
1 June 2015
Controversial at its premiere, this dreamlike story of unfulfilled desire has seduced several great artists over the past century.
21 May 2015
The composer of La traviata, Macbeth and Otello consolidated and innovated the opera of his time.
11 May 2015
When the huge stage you're working on can accommodate 33 red London buses, how do directors illuminate the nuanced inner struggles of a character?
1 May 2015
The sensuous siren call of King Roger’s wife is one of the opera’s most intoxicating moments.
29 April 2015
Our quick guide to this world premiere from composer Matt Rogers and librettist Sally O'Reilly, a co-commission between The Royal Opera, Aldeburgh Music and Opera North.