6 May 2015
Operas and ballets often take themselves as a subject – with comic, confusing or even violent results!
30 April 2015
From Tetris and Mario Bros. to Call of Duty and Bioshock, videogames have long used classical music to soundtrack on-screen adventures.
29 April 2015
Our quick guide to this world premiere from composer Matt Rogers and librettist Sally O'Reilly, a co-commission between The Royal Opera, Aldeburgh Music and Opera North.
9 April 2014
The award-winning novelist on how she has explored the nature of evil and the devil in her own work.
4 April 2014
Why has Faust's story continued to fascinate audiences?
29 March 2014
The award-winning poet has been blogging from rehearsals.
28 March 2014
Kasper Holten’s new production of Karol Szymanowski’s Król Roger opens in the Spring Season. Royal Ballet highlights include Frederick Ashton’s English classic La Fille mal gardée, and a new work by leading choreographer Hofesh Shechter.
25 March 2014
The author of Wolf Hall on artistic pressures and what a pact with the devil might mean today.
21 March 2014
Programme includes two new works inspired by the Faust story: Luke Bedford’s Through His Teeth and Matthew Herbert’s The Crackle.
4 March 2014
Poet and author joins rehearsals and performances for Faustian Pack series in March and April 2014.