11 March 2016
The director on her feminist take on Donizetti, and an innovative split-stage design.
19 February 2016
The Ukrainian baritone on discovering opera relatively late and the rewards of quitting his corporate career to become a professional opera singer.
9 February 2016
The Australian baritone on singing alongside his heroes, and the extensive training it takes to become a professional opera singer.
13 July 2015
The Australian stage director on making sure that a production goes smoothly, from managing the schedule to standing in for sopranos during love scenes.
Young Artist profile: Lauren Fagan - ‘Being an opera singer isn’t a normal job – it’s a vocation that influences your whole life’
6 July 2015
The Australian soprano on following in the footsteps of Nina Stemme and Sonya Yoncheva through the Operalia competition, and why opera is an ever-changing art form.
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.
Young Artist Profile: Nadezhda Karyazina - 'If your performance is from the heart, you can always connect with the audience'
13 March 2015
The Russian mezzo-soprano on working with the best coaches in the world, BP Big Screen performances and the challenges of Madama Butterfly.
5 March 2015
The Armenian soprano on rehearsal room goosebumps, the pressure of a live cinema broadcast and coping with challenging costumes.
Five new singers and a stage director to join the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme in September 2015
3 February 2015
Specially tailored Royal Opera programme offers extensive training for talented professionals.
12 January 2015
The Irish mezzo-soprano on the challenges and rewards of being a Jette Parker Young Artist, and performing in a very unique production of Orfeo at the Roundhouse.