1 November 2016
Audiences and academics have long tried to understand the Gogol tale that inspired Shostakovich's opera – is it satire taken to extremes, or is it something else entirely?
28 June 2016
Why have Goethe's works influenced composers including Mozart, Beethoven and Massenet?
3 June 2016
David Jones’ epic war poem comes to the Royal Opera House stage in an operatic adaption from Welsh National Opera
5 May 2016
Wayne McGregor’s Woolf Works and Kasper Holten's production of Król Roger received nods alongside the best of British arts and culture.
26 April 2016
Investigating the true stories and scientific discoveries behind Mary Shelley’s literary masterpiece
30 December 2015
The centuries-old form continues to inspire, even into the 21st century through works such as The Firework-Maker’s Daughter.
8 December 2015
The award-winning author talks about his Eastern-inspired fairytale and the importance of introducing the arts to children.
8 October 2015
In celebration of this most lyrical form of literature, we asked you for your dream adaptations.
27 April 2015
Our quick guide to Wayne McGregor's first full-length ballet for The Royal Ballet, inspired by the writings of Virginia Woolf.
26 March 2015
On the centenary of the publication of the author’s first novel, we look at its poignant intersection with Woolf’s own life.