11 January 2017
Lovesick teens, feisty young heroes, or supernatural beings – there's an important place for women playing men (then dressing up as women again?) in opera.
12 September 2016
From alien-blasting sci-fi to historical drama, opera has long soundtracked some of the silver screen's most memorable moments.
28 June 2016
Why have Goethe's works influenced composers including Mozart, Beethoven and Massenet?
7 January 2016
Catch recent productions from The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet during January and February 2016.
24 August 2015
A number of recent Royal Opera and Royal Ballet productions will be shown on Sky Arts over the coming months.
ROH productions including Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and La bohème on Sky Arts during Spring 2015
16 March 2015
A number of Royal Opera and Royal Ballet productions will be broadcast on Sky Arts over the coming months.
25 November 2014
The Maltese tenor on his musical upbringing, the challenges of opera stardom, and the role he would still love to tackle.
22 April 2014
How the vernacular of Gounod’s era makes the work anything but trivial.
15 April 2014
Starry cast includes Bryn Terfel, Simon Keenlyside, Joseph Calleja and Sonya Yoncheva.
10 April 2014
Gounod’s use of waltz songs creates a sense of the joy of life.