27 April 2015
Our quick guide to Wayne McGregor's first full-length ballet for The Royal Ballet, inspired by the writings of Virginia Woolf.
20 April 2015
The choreographer’s glorious romantic comedy evokes his beloved Suffolk and is one of his finest and most characteristic works.
10 April 2015
Rossini scales new heights of the ridiculous in this delightfully silly duet for two baritones.
1 April 2015
Our quick guide to Opera North and The Wrong Crowd’s new production of Jonathan Dove’s delightful folk-inspired opera, the perfect introduction for all ages.
17 March 2015
Puccini describes Cio-Cio-San’s vigil, as she desperately awaits the return of Pinkerton, with a chorus of ethereal beauty.
10 March 2015
Kurt Weill thought this one of his best pieces, but it was decades before the controversial scene would be performed.
9 March 2015
Our quick guide to Puccini's iconic and heartbreaking tragedy.
29 January 2015
Wagner’s first great monologue for bass-baritone is a powerful evocation of yearning and despair.
20 January 2015
Choreographer John Cranko brings to life the internal worlds of his characters through expressive movement in his ballet adaptation of Pushkin’s poem.
19 January 2015
Giordano's music has a cinematic sweep in his depiction of the riotous trial where his hero is unjustly sentenced to death.