19 November 2015
Composers have long experimented with different ways of giving a sense of community, often using the chorus to highly dramatic effect.
21 May 2015
The composer of La traviata, Macbeth and Otello consolidated and innovated the opera of his time.
12 February 2015
Lianna Haroutounian, Bryan Hymel, Michael Volle and Erwin Schrott star in Verdi’s rarely-performed opera.
5 December 2014
Curses, seduction and murder – why are operatic parties always doomed to end in tears?
Les Vêpres siciliennes, English Touring Opera and The Wind in the Willows win at 2014 Olivier Awards
13 April 2014
The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet both represented at the awards.
10 March 2014
Les Vêpres Siciliennes, The Firework-Maker's Daughter, The Wind in the Willows and Arthur Pita also among those nominated.
30 December 2013
The Director of Opera picks out his highlights of the year. Do you agree?
13 November 2013
Broadcast of Verdi’s rarely performed grand opera features an all-star cast conducted by Antonio Pappano.
5 November 2013
Another chance to see the backstage films screened as part of our live cinema relay.
4 November 2013
What did you think of the live relay of Stefan Herheim’s Royal Opera production?