1 May 2014
A hypnotic moment of stillness in Puccini's operatic thriller.
17 April 2014
We look at the moving final duet between Verdi's heroine Violetta and her love Alfredo.
18 March 2014
We explore a very special duet from Francesco Cavalli's baroque opera.
7 January 2014
We look at a handful of the gorgeous arias composed for this charming, capricious heroine.
6 December 2013
What is it about the ‘bad girls’ of opera that we find so appealing?
8 November 2013
From Lady Gaga and the Bolshoi to Freddie Mercury and The Royal Ballet, pop and ballet are fascinated by each other.
27 June 2013
A look at one of Verdi’s finest duets, which sees the emotional reunion of a father and his daughter.
19 June 2013
June sees new releases from Aleksandra Kurzak and Piotr Beczala as well as a trio of Rosenblatt Recital recordings.
11 June 2013
The Countess's finale sees her choose between two prospective lovers and showcases Richard Strauss's love of the soprano voice.
21 May 2013
Rossini introduces us to his heroine Elena as she rows her boat across a loch.