13 March 2017
Cast and the creatives behind the fairy-tale, including Former Director of The Royal Ballet Monica Mason, reveal what it takes to perform the classic ballet.
9 February 2017
Hilarious lampooning, magical guest appearances and beautiful operatic scenes from legendary television shows.
6 February 2017
The cast and creative team of Verdi’s Il trovatore on what makes the opera's score and characters so impactful.
29 January 2017
Now one of the world's most celebrated artists, the composer made ends meet with stints as a taxi driver and removal man.
21 December 2016
A short film by Argentinian photographer Felipe Sanguinetti documents rehearsals for Robert Carsen’s new Royal Opera production.
15 November 2016
John Schlesinger's classic Royal Opera production was relayed live to cinemas around the world.
12 September 2016
From alien-blasting sci-fi to historical drama, opera has long soundtracked some of the silver screen's most memorable moments.
27 May 2016
The stars of The Royal Opera's new production discuss the monstrous myth and what makes the music so special for singers.
20 May 2016
Designer John Macfarlane gives an up-close look at the ballet's sets which include a full-size anatomy theatre complete with gory prop cadaver.
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11 May 2016
From drag queens to intense drama, the composer on why his new piece will appeal to both newcomers and seasoned opera-goers alike.