20 June 2017
Our favourites of the undisputed kings of opera, from Idomeneo to Peter Grimes via Siegfried and Otello.
6 June 2017
Antonio Pappano on his three-decade love affair with the composer's works, and why he's excited for La bohème.
25 May 2017
The ROH has been home to major opera premieres dating all the way back to our first resident composer Handel – as material from ROH Collections shows.
22 May 2017
The opera repertory is littered with controversial, posthumously completed works.
10 April 2017
Antonio Pappano and Ermonela Jaho unpick the opera's famous score with a musical masterclass.
27 March 2017
The opera about a heartbroken Japanese geisha will be conducted by Music Director of The Royal Opera Antonio Pappano and star Ermonela Jaho.
23 March 2017
Our quick guide to Puccini's heartbreaking opera.
20 March 2017
From the opera’s UK premiere in 1905 through to the present day, Puccini’s much-loved opera has a long and close relationship with Covent Garden.
15 March 2017
From traditional Japanese folk music to mysterious Spanish popular songs, opera has long been drawing on national music to explore 'exotic' cultures and celebrate national traditions.
30 January 2017
From devils and rogues, to lovers and rulers – who says tenors have to have all the fun?