13 May 2015
Composers have been inspired by everything about the French capital – from its seediness to its troubled political history – but most of all by its air of romance.
10 May 2015
Four years after stepping in for a single performance of La traviata, the remarkable soprano returns to the Royal Opera House.
5 December 2014
Curses, seduction and murder are just the tip of the iceberg.
3 October 2014
The city has an important association with the art form that reaches from I due Foscari to Death in Venice.
20 May 2014
What did you think of the first of three BP Big Screens this summer, which was also streamed live around the world?
15 May 2014
Richard Eyre's production may look traditional, but its exaggerated theatricality invites a closer look.
Q&A: Ailyn Pérez and Stephen Costello on dream roles, handling nerves and their partnership on-stage and off
8 May 2014
The American singers answer your questions.
5 May 2014
The first film in our Opera Shorts series is a contemporary take on the story of La traviata.
25 April 2014
We publish the first of five animated film shorts inspired by the music of La bohème and La traviata.
23 April 2014
Literature has long provided composers with inspiration.