9 March 2015
Playful interpretations of extracts from Die Zauberflöte, Madama Butterfly, Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny and La traviata.
5 March 2015
From David Bowie and Kelis to Jeff Buckley and Weezer, the world of pop has a passion for opera.
24 February 2015
What did you think of David McVicar's production of Mozart's fantastical comedy?
23 February 2015
We celebrate the wide variety of musical styles Mozart uses in this wonderful opera.
17 February 2015
Composers have long used magical settings to tell moving, profound and very human stories.
Listen: Toby Spence on Die Zauberflöte – ‘I can't think of an opera that engages so wholeheartedly with humanity’s biggest questions’
13 February 2015
English tenor Toby Spence discusses the very essence of Mozart’s masterpiece.
12 February 2015
Our quick guide to Mozart’s glorious fantasy opera.
2 December 2014
Andrea Chénier, La bohème, Die Zauberflöte and others on Opera on 3.
18 September 2014
Opera isn't all tragic sopranos and tormented tenors, as these five classic comic moments prove.
24 April 2014
Operatic characters often look to the heavens, in thanks or in anguished supplication.