19 September 2016
Research into the original manuscripts of this famously ambiguous opera reveals that even its creators couldn’t decide what was going on.
9 May 2016
The 10 winning fanfares will be recorded by Antonio Pappano and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House.
1 March 2016
Competition gives 11 to 18-year-olds the chance to create their own music for the Royal Opera House.
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.
1 May 2015
The sensuous siren call of King Roger’s wife is one of the opera’s most intoxicating moments.
4 March 2015
12 secondary school pupils will have their fanfares orchestrated and recorded by the Royal Opera House Orchestra.
19 February 2014
Winners will have their music performed and recorded by the Royal Opera House Orchestra.
3 October 2013
Verdi's political thriller offers one of his finest duets.
20 September 2013
A closer look at the ‘Agamemnon’ motif, used throughout to re-enforce themes of revenge and obsession.
30 October 2012
One teacher tells us how his pupils have been inspired by the project and we look ahead to taster sessions.