23 March 2017
Our quick guide to Puccini's heartbreaking opera.
14 March 2017
Richard Wagner’s magnificent quintet – arguably his greatest ensemble – radiantly celebrates love and art.
2 March 2017
Our quick introduction to The Royal Ballet’s mixed programme of compelling contemporary ballet.
24 February 2017
Our quick introduction to Richard Wagner’s glorious, profound comedy The Mastersingers of Nuremberg, on the role of the artist.
19 January 2017
Cilea writes a fiery, impassioned aria for his villainess – proof that in opera, even baddies can be pitiable.
21 December 2016
What makes Strauss's trio for female voice so powerful that the composer requested it be played at his funeral?
12 November 2016
Our quick guide to Wayne McGregor's first full-length ballet for The Royal Ballet, inspired by the writings of Virginia Woolf.
1 November 2016
Our quick introduction to Gerard Jones’s blood-spattered production of Handel’s Baroque opera.
22 October 2016
A quick guide to Puccini's first triumph.
21 October 2016
Our quick introduction to this tale of memory, identity and loss in the Russian Revolution, from the master of dramatic ballet.