12 October 2017
Do you know your mezzo-soprano from your countertenor? Discover the subtleties of opera's voice types
18 May 2017
Why did Liszt abandon a life of wild excess to forge a radical (and risky) new path?
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.
21 April 2017
The otherworldly instrument that paved the way for the synthesizer explosion has seduced everyone from Messiaen to Radiohead.
5 April 2017
Details of The Royal Opera’s 2017/18 Season have been announced.
29 January 2017
Now one of the world's most celebrated artists, the composer made ends meet with stints as a taxi driver and removal man.
24 November 2016
The great Russian composer was a genius in orchestration, but he outdid himself with The Nutcracker and The Sleeping Beauty.
18 November 2016
Handel made his mark, and then some – and nearly 300 years later we can still revisit some of his favourite haunts.
26 August 2016
Visitors to Covent Garden are invited to perform with the Royal Opera Chorus and soloists in a one-day celebration of song.
25 August 2016
Upcoming radio broadcasts from Covent Garden include Così fan tutte, Norma and The Barber of Seville.