22 June 2015
Fantastical stories thousands of years old continue to influence today’s most prominent artists.
16 June 2015
Greek myths and dramas have inspired the acclaimed British composer Harrison Birtwistle throughout his career.
9 June 2015
Our quick introduction to this double programme of chamber operas by Harrison Birtwistle.
14 July 2014
The composer, who celebrates his 80th birthday on 15 July, has a long relationship with The Royal Opera.
12 August 2013
Following Birtwistle's the UK premiere of Moth Requiem at the BBC Proms, a look at how the composer creates his signature sounds.
23 January 2013
The British conductor and composer speaks about Harrison Birtwistle's mythical opera.
21 January 2013
The Lithuanian mezzo-soprano looks back on her career so far.
11 January 2013
As the mythical Minotaur returns to the main stage, an introduction to Harrison Birtwistle's acclaimed opera.
5 December 2012
Renowned composer wins in the orchestral category.
17 September 2012
Find out more about the creative process behind The Minotaur and In the Locked Room.