17 February 2015
Building a ship on stage might be a stage designer’s nightmare, but life on or by the sea has made ideal material for some of opera’s greatest stories.
6 December 2014
What did you think of Christof Loy's production of Wagner's influential opera?
3 December 2014
Richard Wagner's iconic masterpiece pervades Western culture.
2 December 2014
Andrea Chénier, La bohème, Die Zauberflöte and others on Opera on 3.
28 November 2014
Wagner explores the clash between his heroine's interior world and the harsh outer world in this operatic masterpiece.
25 November 2014
Our quick guide to Richard Wagner's hugely influential opera.
24 November 2014
19th-century opera is renowned for its depiction of intense love affairs.
20 November 2014
Wagner is credited with changing the course of Western music in just four notes, but what turned a chord into a musical icon?
19 November 2014
Though always a controversial figure, this German composer revolutionized music.
11 August 2014
Our A-Z of Strauss series takes a closer look at the composer on the 150th anniversary of his birth; from the debate over his Nazi sympathies, to his fondness for yodelling.