25 May 2016
What did you think of the opera inspired by Sarah Kane's iconic final play, staged at the Lyric Hammersmith?
23 May 2016
Enescu writes spine-chilling music for Oedipus’ climactic meeting with the monstrous Sphinx.
17 May 2016
Our quick introduction to the first operatic adaptation of Sarah Kane’s astonishing final play.
Listen: Koen Kessels on the power of orchestras – ‘New music is one of the ways to bring about evolution in our society’
16 May 2016
The Music Director of The Royal Ballet shares his tips for young composers and speaks about the opportunities and challenges of commissioning new music for dance.
6 May 2016
Our quick introduction to Mark Simpson’s thrilling debut opera.
29 April 2016
Emma Bell, Christian Gerhaher and Hartmut Haenchen speak about Wagner’s early masterpiece.
31 March 2016
Four singers from The Royal Opera’s revival of Gerald Barry’s acclaimed operatic adaptation of Wilde’s classic play discuss food, convention and keeping a straight face.
14 March 2016
The English composer, a leading light in contemporary music, has died at the age of 81.
4 March 2016
Our quick introduction to Gerald Barry’s bonkers and brilliant adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s much-loved comedy.
29 February 2016
Musorgsky's musical portrait of a fractured society and a fractured mind.