20 June 2017
Our favourites of the undisputed kings of opera, from Idomeneo to Peter Grimes via Siegfried and Otello.
6 June 2017
Antonio Pappano on his three-decade love affair with the composer's works, and why he's excited for La bohème.
25 May 2017
The ROH has been home to major opera premieres dating all the way back to our first resident composer Handel – as material from ROH Collections shows.
22 May 2017
There's more to the art form than doom and gloom, as a number of comic gems prove.
28 April 2017
From dastardly demons to boozy brothel owners – we give the low-down on opera’s best bass roles.
15 March 2017
From traditional Japanese folk music to mysterious Spanish popular songs, opera has long been drawing on national music to explore 'exotic' cultures and celebrate national traditions.
30 January 2017
From devils and rogues, to lovers and rulers – who says tenors have to have all the fun?
15 July 2016
With more than 90 concerts over the course of eight weeks, it can be difficult to know where to start.
16 June 2016
Latex cakes, enormous metal horses and a record-breaking tree are just some of the impressive creations made behind the scenes.
13 April 2016
A concert performance of Musorgsky's opera will star Bryn Terfel and will be conducted by Antonio Pappano.