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.
17 February 2015
Composers have long used magical settings to tell moving, profound and very human stories.
11 August 2014
Our A-Z of Strauss series takes a closer look at the composer on the 150th anniversary of his birth; from the debate over his Nazi sympathies, to his fondness for yodelling.
18 July 2014
While the Opera and Ballet Companies are away, work goes into preparing the scores for the new Season.
13 June 2014
Richard Strauss was renowned for writing for the soprano voice. Here's a brief guide to some of our favourite roles.
27 May 2014
The 18th century librettist-turned-New York grocer da Ponte wrote some of Strauss's favourite libretti, and in part inspired Elektra and Die Frau ohne Schatten.
1 April 2014
Richard Strauss's long-standing librettist often clashed with the composer, but Strauss revered him nevertheless.
27 March 2014
Seven Royal Opera productions will be broadcast including Die Frau ohne Schatten, Faust and Manon Lescaut.
24 March 2014
Semyon Bychkov conducts Richard Strauss’s mighty opera, starring Johan Botha, Emily Magee and Johan Reuter.
20 March 2014
How changing attitudes to Freud have shaped the set designs of The Royal Opera's production.