22 May 2017
There's more to the art form than doom and gloom, as a number of comic gems prove.
24 April 2015
Look on the sunny side of opera with a handful of the art form’s jollier moments.
13 April 2015
The Italian composer was a genius at creating silly, surprising and strangely moving comic operas.
12 April 2015
What did you think of Patrice Caurier and Moshe Leiser's production of Rossini's comic opera?
10 April 2015
Rossini scales new heights of the ridiculous in this delightfully silly duet for two baritones.
Young Artist profile: Luis Gomes – ‘To perform a lead role at the Royal Opera House is a moment you wait for your whole life’
9 April 2015
Portuguese tenor on stepping up to perform at the last minute, making his debut in a lead role and converting his family to opera.
8 April 2015
Our quick guide to Rossini’s delightful comedy.
27 March 2015
Composers and choreographers have long explored the difference in cultures between East and West.
8 January 2015
Great savings on productions including The Royal Opera’s Madama Butterfly and La traviata, and The Royal Ballet’s La Fille mal gardèe.
5 December 2014
The directors on setting Rossini's opera in the 1960s and their delight at working with baritone Alessandro Corbelli.