3 February 2016
Drinking songs such as La traviata’s famous Brindisi are just the start of opera's songs describing action.
25 January 2016
The composer of L’Étoile was highly respected by his musical and painterly peers, including Debussy, Stravinsky and Manet.
30 December 2015
The centuries-old form continues to inspire, even into the 21st century through works such as The Firework-Maker’s Daughter.
1 December 2015
Our quick introduction to this family opera inspired by Philip Pullman’s captivating fairytale.
16 November 2015
Our audiences have pushed for a revival of this two-act work more than any other Ashton ballet, but what makes it so loved?
3 November 2015
Our quick introduction to this mixed programme from one of the UK’s leading contemporary dance companies.
26 October 2015
Our quick introduction to this world premiere by acclaimed Austrian composer Georg Friedrich Haas.
21 October 2015
Our quick introduction to this fabulous Baroque opera.
20 October 2015
Our quick introduction to The Royal Ballet’s mixed programme of 20th-century American classics and vibrant new works, including the world premiere of Carlos Acosta’s Carmen.
16 October 2015
An effortless and moving statement of undying love, this aria from opera's earliest years by Luigi Rossi deserves to be far better known.