Debate: Are intervals a frustrating distraction from the drama or a valuable break to gather thoughts?
24 February 2015
Which works do you think could do with an interval tweak?
20 February 2015
In her first post, our Writer in Residence explores the fortunes of a spectacular art form.
19 February 2015
The exact authors of Swan Lake are unknown – but the ballet shows the influence of a variety of different fairytales.
17 February 2015
Building a ship on stage might be a stage designer’s nightmare, but life on or by the sea has made ideal material for some of opera’s greatest stories.
12 February 2015
Our quick guide to Mozart’s glorious fantasy opera.
26 January 2015
Over the course of a week, we spoke to a diverse range of people who enjoyed the view from seat K15 in the Orchestra Stalls.
19 January 2015
Giordano's music has a cinematic sweep in his depiction of the riotous trial where his hero is unjustly sentenced to death.
15 January 2015
2015 will see a year-long celebration of the arts with new documentaries and live streamed performances.
14 January 2015
If the drama demands it, should passages of works be cut; or should we leave works as intended by the composer?
13 January 2015
Giordano’s poet-hero’s first aria reveals his noble and idealistic nature.