11 May 2015
When the huge stage you're working on can accommodate 33 red London buses, how do directors illuminate the nuanced inner struggles of a character?
13 April 2015
The radical Swiss director is little known in the UK, but in mainland Europe he's recognized as one of the most distinctive and influential artists in his field.
31 July 2014
Our new series on the practicalities of staging an opera has looked at traditional favourites and controversial new productions.
23 May 2014
The director discusses the love affairs, political conflicts and rebellions of Verdi’s tragedy.
16 January 2014
Director's diary series looks at the process behind staging an opera, with more to come.
5 October 2013
The composer and director talks about creating a piece of musical theatre from Iain Banks's novel.
23 September 2013
The acclaimed director on extending his involvement to design, his creative process and working with starry casts.
20 May 2013
The American mezzo-soprano answers your questions on preparation, regietheater and opera in cinemas.
25 March 2013
The Portuguese Stage Director reflects on two years with The Royal Opera.
9 November 2012
The director discusses the forgotten production and its impact on operatic history.