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.
22 February 2016
Beset by personal demons, Musorgsky only finished one opera in his life, but the nuggets of those that he abandoned offer a tantalizing glimpse of what could have been.
17 February 2016
The all-important morning class has changed considerably over the centuries as the art form has evolved.
2 February 2016
Our quick introduction to these five influential Russian composers, this month celebrated in a concert with Antonio Pappano and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House.
22 January 2016
Chabrier’s wonderful song of youthful dreaming makes history's neglect of the composer all the more surprising.
6 January 2016
The great composer and conductor has died at the age of 90.