15 September 2015
Why does he look back? The Royal Opera’s five Orpheus works this year each give very different answers.
16 June 2015
Greek myths and dramas have inspired the acclaimed British composer Harrison Birtwistle throughout his career.
9 June 2015
Our quick introduction to this double programme of chamber operas by Harrison Birtwistle.
14 July 2014
The composer, who celebrates his 80th birthday on 15 July, has a long relationship with The Royal Opera.
11 January 2013
As the mythical Minotaur returns to the main stage, an introduction to Harrison Birtwistle's acclaimed opera.
28 September 2012
In the Locked Room and Ghost Patrol presented in operatic double bill.
17 September 2012
Find out more about the creative process behind The Minotaur and In the Locked Room.
21 August 2012
Harrison Birtwistle's operatic take on the Ancient Greek myth returns to The Royal Opera.