19 March 2015
Have we gone beyond Wagnerian snobbery about the genre’s reliance on special effects?
9 March 2015
Great savings for productions including Wayne McGregor's new full-length Royal Ballet work Woolf Works and the farewell run of John Copley's beloved production of Puccini's La bohème.
20 February 2015
In her first post, our Writer in Residence explores the fortunes of a spectacular art form.
Stormy Weather #2: Smart techniques for bringing a storm to the stage from history's great composers
23 January 2015
Beethoven inspired a host of operatic composers including Rossini, Verdi and Weill in musical methods for creating an operatic storm.
17 October 2014
With artworks hostage to fashion and cultural sentiment, why a little digging might unearth a new classic.
16 October 2014
Dancer Melissa Hamilton, soprano Elizabeth Watts, Kevin O’Hare and others celebrate the start of the new Season.
2 April 2014
The Music Director will conduct six operas, as well as the first in a series of annual symphonic concerts at Covent Garden.
31 March 2014
Live Cinema Season 2014/15 includes 7 operas and 4 ballets screened live in cinemas across the world.
29 September 2012
We take a look at the times in which grand opéra shuddered onto the opera scene.