11 February 2016
Lauretta’s lovely little aria is key in shaping the black comedy of Gianni Schicchi, the final opera in Puccini’s triptych.
4 June 2015
The Italian composer created some of opera’s most enchanting romances.
Watch: Nicola Luisotti on Puccini – ‘You can learn more from one of Puccini’s scores than from books’
27 May 2015
The conductor discusses the composer’s deceptive genius, and how best to approach his operas.
1 May 2015
This month the focus falls on our favourite DVD and CD recordings featuring Antonio Pappano, Music Director of The Royal Opera.
24 April 2015
Look on the sunny side of opera with a handful of the art form’s jollier moments.
16 February 2014
Puccini's operas are some of the world's most loved. We look at what makes his music so appealing.
3 October 2013
Much-loved soprano to play - and sing - the role of Nellie Melba, a pioneering Victorian opera singer.
1 February 2013
Award to be decided by public vote.
1 August 2012
We asked you to pick your favourite production of last season.
6 June 2012
Richard Jones's acclaimed production available to buy from ROH shop.