25 May 2016
What did you think of the opera inspired by Sarah Kane's iconic final play, staged at the Lyric Hammersmith?
25 May 2016
This masterful final play from one of Britain's greatest dramatists is peppered with musical references.
24 May 2016
What did you think of Àlex Ollé and Valentina Carrasco's Royal Opera production of Enescu's masterpiece?
23 May 2016
Enescu writes spine-chilling music for Oedipus’ climactic meeting with the monstrous Sphinx.
20 May 2016
A childhood prodigy who attended the Vienna Conservatory aged just seven, the composer and his impressive works are now sadly neglected.
18 May 2016
Our quick introduction to a thrilling masterpiece which features some of its composer's most powerful music.
17 May 2016
Our quick introduction to the first operatic adaptation of Sarah Kane’s astonishing final play.
16 May 2016
Best Conductor Gianandrea Noseda and Best Male Singer Gregory Kunde both appear in The Royal Opera's new production of Il trovatore.
12 May 2016
The singer returns to opera with Mark Simpson’s new thriller, set in a gay bar.
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11 May 2016
From drag queens to intense drama, the composer on why his new piece will appeal to both newcomers and seasoned opera-goers alike.