1 September 2014
From cheerful go-getting lumberjacks to a city of hedonism in the desert, lyric theatre has long confronted the ideals of the USA.
21 May 2014
From Nagasaki harbour to the wide-open plains of Louisiana, Puccini was a master of evoking a sense of place.
16 February 2014
Puccini's operas are some of the world's most loved. We look at what makes his music so appealing.