Watch: Nicola Luisotti on Puccini – ‘You can learn more from one of Puccini’s scores than from books’
27 May 2015
The conductor discusses the composer’s deceptive genius, and how best to approach his operas.
24 April 2015
Look on the sunny side of opera with a handful of the art form’s jollier moments.
13 April 2015
The Italian composer was a genius at creating silly, surprising and strangely moving comic operas.
12 April 2015
What did you think of Patrice Caurier and Moshe Leiser's production of Rossini's comic opera?
10 April 2015
Rossini scales new heights of the ridiculous in this delightfully silly duet for two baritones.
Young Artist profile: Luis Gomes – ‘To perform a lead role at the Royal Opera House is a moment you wait for your whole life’
9 April 2015
Portuguese tenor on stepping up to perform at the last minute, making his debut in a lead role and converting his family to opera.
8 April 2015
Our quick guide to Rossini’s delightful comedy.
2 April 2015
Nagasaki’s complex history makes it the perfect setting for Puccini’s Madama Butterfly.
31 March 2015
Puerto Rican soprano and American tenor to replace Alexia Voulgaridou and Noah Stewart.
27 March 2015
Composers and choreographers have long explored the difference in cultures between East and West.