26 April 2016
Investigating the true stories and scientific discoveries behind Mary Shelley’s literary masterpiece
22 April 2016
Many years before the RSC was established and Shakespeare's Globe was rebuilt, the Royal Opera House was an important hub for the Bard's work in London.
15 April 2016
5 things you need to know about Wagner’s potent early opera.
5 April 2016
Lucia di Lammermoor rests on the talents of prima donnas but it also marked the beginning of the end of their dominance of the stage.
4 March 2016
160 years ago this weekend, a fire destroyed the Royal Italian Opera and led to the building of the current Royal Opera House.
3 March 2016
The unresolved controversy surrounding the Russian tsar and his ascent to power has inspired great works including Musorgsky’s epic opera.
25 February 2016
Our quick introduction to Musorgsky’s masterful epic opera on the perils of power.
17 February 2016
The all-important morning class has changed considerably over the centuries as the art form has evolved.
16 February 2016
Wright’s Royal Ballet production has become the must-see staging of this quintessential Romantic ballet.
10 February 2016
Our quick introduction to Puccini’s trio of short operas, bringing together the dramatic, tragic and comedic best of this giant of Italian opera.