28 June 2017
After tempestuous beginnings, this partnership brought the master of Italian opera out of retirement to write the magnificent final works Otello and Falstaff.
20 June 2017
Our favourites of the undisputed kings of opera, from Idomeneo to Peter Grimes via Siegfried and Otello.
13 June 2017
An incredibly powerful argument for how goodness and love can survive in even the most nightmarish circumstances.
12 June 2017
Everything you need to know about this fiery Shakespearean tragedy, a late work from the master of Italian opera.
7 June 2017
Superstar tenor Jonas Kaufmann and conductor Antonio Pappano give a taste of this hotly-anticipated new production.
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.
28 April 2017
From dastardly demons to boozy brothel owners – we give the low-down on opera’s best bass roles.
30 January 2017
From devils and rogues, to lovers and rulers – who says tenors have to have all the fun?
26 January 2017
David Bösch’s haunting Royal Opera production features some of the composer's most recognisable music, including the Anvil Chorus.
19 December 2016
Carmen isn’t the only sensual starring mezzo role – we round up some of our favourites, from Donizetti to Birtwistle.