26 September 2016
The stars of Àlex Ollé’s new production of the bel canto masterpiece share why it has earned its place among singers and audiences alike.
9 March 2016
Our quick introduction to Katie Mitchell’s new production of Donizetti’s violent tragedy.
30 September 2015
The Peruvian tenor discusses the profound emotional power of Gluck’s opera and his past life as a pop star.
23 June 2015
How one vocal experiment revolutionized operatic vocal writing, and what audiences expected from the art form's leading men.
17 April 2015
This month the focus falls on a new album from Diana Damrau, a reissue from Leonard Bernstein and a must-hear, Orpheus-inspired Baroque compilation.
10 April 2015
Rossini scales new heights of the ridiculous in this delightfully silly duet for two baritones.
5 September 2014
Our quick guide to Rossini's comic masterpiece, The Barber of Seville.
28 May 2013
Audience tweets from the cinema relay of John Fulljames's Royal Opera production.
21 May 2013
Rossini introduces us to his heroine Elena as she rows her boat across a loch.
10 October 2011
Exhibition at the Royal Opera House until 2012 focusing on the career of the legendary soprano.