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Watch: Ariadne auf Naxos trailer

11 June 2014

Christof Loy's playful production staged to celebrate Strauss's 150th anniversary.

A tribute: 100 years since the birth of Tito Gobbi

24 October 2013

A look back at the career of the admired operatic baritone.

Interactive Timeline: Giuseppe Verdi

9 October 2013

In celebration of the composer's 200th birthday, we take a look at the major events of Verdi's life through clips, images and facts.

Happy birthday Richard Wagner

22 May 2013

Today marks the 200th anniversary of the German composer's birth.