15 January 2016
The life of courtesan Marie Duplessis and her early death from consumption inspired several works of art, including Verdi's famous opera.
8 January 2016
Violetta may hide her true feelings with a life of parties and excess, but Verdi's first aria for her reveals her desperate longing for love.
29 October 2015
Death finds an entirely new expression in Georg Friedrich Haas’s new opera Morgen und Abend.
23 October 2015
The tenors discuss the role of Alfredo, and the power and beauty of Verdi's iconic opera.
18 June 2015
The season runs until 4 July 2015 and includes a four-part series presented by Antonio Pappano, the finals of BBC Cardiff Singer of the World and a broadcast of WNO’s Peter Pan.
17 June 2015
The Bulgarian soprano returns to the Royal Opera House to reprise her remarkable performances in La traviata.
3 June 2015
Share your recommendations of the show you think is perfect for a newcomer.
29 May 2015
Is clapping after an aria, pas de deux or solo an appropriate display of appreciation, or does it shatter the illusion of theatre?
21 May 2015
The composer of La traviata, Macbeth and Otello consolidated and innovated the opera of his time.
19 May 2015
What did you think of Richard Eyre's production of Verdi's classic tragedy?