2 December 2016
American soprano Renée Fleming will join Kasper Holten to discuss Robert Carsen's new Royal Opera production.
25 August 2016
Upcoming radio broadcasts from Covent Garden include Così fan tutte, Norma and The Barber of Seville.
13 June 2016
With distinctive warm tones and a wide vocal range, Verdi realized the mezzo's potential - with exciting consequences.
24 April 2016
As the London Marathon takes place, take a look at the longest works in the operatic repertory.
14 December 2015
Opera is one of many art forms that loves to dwell on what might have been.
2 September 2015
Opera is (perhaps justly) infamous for killing off its heroines – we look at some of the women who buck the trend.
26 June 2014
Without the Austrian director, we wouldn't have the vision-led operas we love to debate today.
13 June 2014
Richard Strauss was renowned for writing for the soprano voice. Here's a brief guide to some of our favourite roles.
4 March 2014
The bombing of his favourite city in World War II left Strauss distraught and inspired one of his greatest final works.
6 February 2014
In his long career the German composer created some of the finest operas of the 20th century.