13 June 2016
With distinctive warm tones and a wide vocal range, Verdi realized the mezzo's potential - with exciting consequences.
14 December 2015
Opera is one of many art forms that loves to dwell on what might have been.
21 May 2015
The composer of La traviata, Macbeth and Otello consolidated and innovated the opera of his time.
27 March 2015
Composers and choreographers have long explored the difference in cultures between East and West.
21 May 2014
How iconic roles across two hundred years of operatic history inspired Poulenc's writing for the female voice.
28 February 2014
1914 and the First World War saw Covent Garden in a number of guises - from fancy dress ball venue to furniture store.
30 January 2014
In preparation for English Touring Opera's production of King Priam, we look at how pacifist ideals have influenced opera in the last century.
14 August 2012
The French tenor discusses his forthcoming role as Nemorino.
25 May 2012
The director of Les Troyens and Salome discusses his career to date.
18 March 2011
Glittering prizes for entrants of the Aida Design Challenge