15 September 2015
Why does he look back? The Royal Opera’s five Orpheus works this year each give very different answers.
21 July 2015
Our quick introduction to Richard Ayres’s enchanting opera, inspired by J.M. Barrie’s classic characters.
10 July 2015
The composer of Peter Pan has made a name for himself melding madcap whimsy with solitary melancholy – an ideal context for J.M. Barrie’s tale of the boy who refuses to grow up.
22 June 2015
Fantastical stories thousands of years old continue to influence today’s most prominent artists.
21 May 2015
Welsh National Opera have been perfecting their 'Spiderman' and 'Matrix Walk' moves ahead of Peter Pan's London performances this summer.
15 April 2015
Details of The Royal Opera’s 2015/16 Season have been announced.
4 March 2015
The political situation in Germany's Weimar Republic contributed to perhaps the most wildly-creative decade in opera's history.
Debate: Are intervals a frustrating distraction from the drama or a valuable break to gather thoughts?
24 February 2015
Which works do you think could do with an interval tweak?
5 December 2014
Curses, seduction and murder – why are operatic parties always doomed to end in tears?
19 November 2014
Though always a controversial figure, this German composer revolutionized music.