27 August 2015
Our quick introduction to Gluck’s revolutionary opera, inspired by the Greek myth of Orpheus.
3 August 2015
The Austrian composer speaks about his new opera, which follows the experience of a man moving from life to death.
24 July 2015
Never mind the singers — the real stars of Francesca Zambello’s colourful production of Carmen are a charming horse, a docile donkey and four unflappable chickens.
21 July 2015
Our quick introduction to Richard Ayres’s enchanting opera, inspired by J.M. Barrie’s classic characters.
20 July 2015
We followed brothers Ethan and Kian as they attended their first opera at one of our Welcome Performances, with preconception-shattering results.
15 July 2015
Our quick introduction to this opera about the impact of our hunt for oil on one small community in the Arabian Gulf.
14 July 2015
The Dutch soprano on her love of verismo and the charms of Mascagni's opera.
13 July 2015
The Australian stage director on making sure that a production goes smoothly, from managing the schedule to standing in for sopranos during love scenes.
13 July 2015
The Canadian tenor was particularly acclaimed for his performances in Verdi, Wagner and as Peter Grimes, but was also celebrated across a wide repertory.
11 July 2015
Renowned heldentenor was one of the 20th century’s greatest opera singers, and appeared at Covent Garden scores of times.