19 January 2015
Giordano's music has a cinematic sweep in his depiction of the riotous trial where his hero is unjustly sentenced to death.
7 January 2015
Our quick guide to Umberto Giordano's passionate tale of love and loss in the French Revolution.
5 January 2015
Composers have often looked to the real world for operatic inspiration – though their real-life subjects often undergo some operatization on their way to the stage.
22 May 2014
A quick guide to Poulenc's powerful opera.
16 May 2014
The true story that inspired Poulenc’s French Revolution-set opera.