26 February 2016
What did you think of Richard Jones' Royal Opera production of Puccini's triptych?
19 February 2016
Like a collection of short stories or the B-movies of the 1940s and 50s, grouping operas together allows us to appreciate their contrasts.
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.
1 February 2016
American soprano will replace Martina Serafin in the role of Giorgetta in Il tabarro.
28 January 2016
The Music Director of the Royal Opera digs deeper into the scores of two of the three operas that make up Il trittico.
14 December 2015
Opera is one of many art forms that loves to dwell on what might have been.
4 June 2015
The Italian composer created some of opera’s most enchanting romances.
Watch: Nicola Luisotti on Puccini – ‘You can learn more from one of Puccini’s scores than from books’
27 May 2015
The conductor discusses the composer’s deceptive genius, and how best to approach his operas.
1 May 2015
This month the focus falls on our favourite DVD and CD recordings featuring Antonio Pappano, Music Director of The Royal Opera.
21 May 2014
From Nagasaki harbour to the wide-open plains of Louisiana, Puccini was a master of evoking a sense of place.