Listen: Koen Kessels on the power of orchestras – ‘New music is one of the ways to bring about evolution in our society’
30 January 2017
The Music Director of The Royal Ballet shares his tips for young composers and speaks about the opportunities and challenges of commissioning new music for dance.
3 October 2016
Over the years, Mozart's opera has been derided as vulgar and clumsy, but for director Jan Philipp Gloger, it offers unrivalled psychological insights.
21 April 2016
Conductor Leo Hussain on the baffling neglect of an innovative myth-inspired opera that fuses the sounds of Debussy and Wagner.
5 January 2015
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2 August 2013
Listen to our series of insights on Wagner's masterpiece.
28 March 2013
The Italian baritone on Verdi as a towering figure of Italian art, and his own childhood.
1 March 2013
George Benjamin, Martin Crimp, Barbara Hannigan and Christopher Purves on the opera.
2 November 2012
Who, if anyone, is redeemed at the end of Wagner's monumental Ring Cycle?
10 October 2012
The Italian Principal Dancer speaks about his career to date and thoughts on narrative ballets.
1 October 2012
Michael Portillo, Matthew d’Ancona and Martin Kettle look at Wagner’s masterwork as a political analogy.