15 March 2017
Wagner's operatic hero actually existed, and his Monty Python-esque works range from the bawdy to the poignant.
21 November 2016
With gigantic sets and rail-upon-rail of luxurious costumes, John Schlesinger’s sumptuous production is one of the toughest to stage in the repertory.
9 February 2015
What was it in the tale of a doomed loner that so inspired the composer to create one of his first operatic masterpieces?
17 January 2014
In preparation for the magical moonlit act of Giselle, we take a look at history of moonlight on stage.
25 November 2013
With George Balanchine's celebration of gems returning, a glimpse into the ROH Costume Department.
9 September 2013
How Puccini’s oriental fantasy is re-created in one of The Royal Opera’s largest and impressive productions.