19 September 2016
Research into the original manuscripts of this famously ambiguous opera reveals that even its creators couldn’t decide what was going on.
21 June 2016
How Verdi's operatic smash hit came to being — in spite of a tangled web of correspondence between composer and librettist.
22 September 2015
MacMillan made ballet history with his first full-length ballet.
16 September 2014
One of ballet's most iconic roles contains elements of both Antoinette Sibley and Jennifer Penney.
Manon Lescaut: A ‘Frankenstein's monster’ of an opera that proved to be Puccini's first major success
28 May 2014
The composer's third opera met with acclaim, despite a turbulent genesis.