11 April 2016
One of all opera's most dramatic scenes, this beautiful and complex ensemble is perhaps Donizetti's finest moment.
8 April 2016
What did you think of Katie Mitchell's Royal Opera production of Donizetti's tragedy?
5 April 2016
Lucia di Lammermoor rests on the talents of prima donnas but it also marked the beginning of the end of their dominance of the stage.
11 March 2016
The director on her feminist take on Donizetti, and an innovative split-stage design.
10 March 2016
Join Director Katie Mitchell and other members of the cast and creative team for a glimpse of the new production before opening night.
9 March 2016
Our quick introduction to Katie Mitchell’s new production of Donizetti’s violent tragedy.
29 October 2015
Death finds an entirely new expression in Georg Friedrich Haas’s new opera Morgen und Abend.
7 October 2015
The director discusses her vision of Donizetti's opera as a tale of drama, jeopardy and feminism.
30 January 2015
This month the focus falls on new recordings from Anna Netrebko, Andris Nelsons and Diana Damrau.
5 December 2014
Curses, seduction and murder are just the tip of the iceberg.