24 April 2015
Look on the sunny side of opera with a handful of the art form’s jollier moments.
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.
9 March 2015
Great savings for productions including Wayne McGregor's new full-length Royal Ballet work Woolf Works and the farewell run of John Copley's beloved production of Puccini's La bohème.
9 March 2015
Nominees include Jonas Kaufmann, Christopher Wheeldon, and The Royal Opera's offsite programme in collaboration with Shakespeare's Globe and the Roundhouse.
21 August 2014
Anna Nicole is just the tip of an iceberg – operas have long come with a sharp edge.
24 June 2014
Opera has always flirted with catastrophic events. We look at how opera composers and directors have faced the apocalypse.
12 June 2014
As the curtain falls on Dialogues des Carmélites, a look at a remarkable project.
11 June 2014
How Robert Carsen's production drives home the real tragedy behind Poulenc's powerful masterpiece.
4 June 2014
Simon Rattle conducts a cast including Sally Matthews, Emma Bell and Sophie Koch.
30 May 2014
What did you think of Robert Carsen's production of Poulenc's opera?