12 February 2018
Don't expect Spanish heat and gypsy passion from The Royal Opera's new production of Carmen.
7 February 2018
Here's what the audience had to say about Barrie Kosky's new Royal Opera's production of Bizet's classic.
26 January 2018
A chance to get a glimpse of The Royal Opera's new production.
19 September 2017
Russian soprano to sing the role of Micaëla, replacing Anett Fritsch.
22 May 2017
The opera repertory is littered with controversial, posthumously completed works.
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.
28 February 2017
The Russian soprano was told just an hour before curtain up that she would make her Royal Opera debut as Violetta in La traviata.
30 January 2017
From devils and rogues, to lovers and rulers – who says tenors have to have all the fun?
19 December 2016
Carmen isn’t the only sensual starring mezzo role – we round up some of our favourites, from Donizetti to Birtwistle.
19 August 2016
Planning your next holiday? Tour opera and ballet settings to experience the locations that inspired composers and choreographers.