4 September 2015
This stunning sequence of dances gives a vivid impression of Orpheus’s journey through the Underworld, and contains some of Gluck’s best loved music.
27 August 2015
Our quick introduction to Gluck’s revolutionary opera, inspired by the Greek myth of Orpheus.
21 July 2015
Our quick introduction to Richard Ayres’s enchanting opera, inspired by J.M. Barrie’s classic characters.
10 July 2015
Five of our favourite final masterpieces from opera’s greatest composers.
7 July 2015
Our quick introduction to a new mixed programme of modern dance starring world-class dancers Wendy Whelan and Edward Watson.
29 June 2015
It may clock in at just forty seconds in length, but Falstaff’s gem of a mini-aria is a perfect expression of joyous nostalgia.
24 June 2015
Our quick guide to Verdi’s last opera, his comic masterpiece inspired by Shakespeare’s drunken knight.
21 May 2015
The composer of La traviata, Macbeth and Otello consolidated and innovated the opera of his time.
1 May 2015
The sensuous siren call of King Roger’s wife is one of the opera’s most intoxicating moments.
29 April 2015
Our quick guide to this world premiere from composer Matt Rogers and librettist Sally O'Reilly, a co-commission between The Royal Opera, Aldeburgh Music and Opera North.