21 October 2016
Our quick introduction to this tale of memory, identity and loss in the Russian Revolution, from the master of dramatic ballet.
19 October 2016
The young composer pulled out all the stops with this exuberant interlude, as musical as it is unmusical.
5 October 2016
Our quick introduction to the South African theatre company’s story of an African migrant’s indomitable hope, told through music, theatre and 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.
27 September 2016
Our quick guide to Shostakovich’s surreal and brilliant first opera, in a new production by acclaimed Australian director Barrie Kosky.
20 September 2016
Much more than a charming set-piece with some snazzy shoes, Ashton’s delightful Lancastrian clog dance draws on traditions that are both English and international.
6 September 2016
Our quick introduction to Mozart and Da Ponte’s glorious opera on the nature of love.
5 September 2016
Our quick introduction to Vincenzo Bellini’s bel canto masterpiece.
7 June 2016
Our quick introduction to Massenet’s Goethe-inspired tragedy of an impossible love.
6 June 2016
For its first revival in decades, landmark dramatic ballet The Invitation is being performed in a very different cultural climate from its 1960 premiere.