27 March 2015
Composers and choreographers have long explored the difference in cultures between East and West.
17 March 2015
Puccini describes Cio-Cio-San’s vigil, as she desperately awaits the return of Pinkerton, with a chorus of ethereal beauty.
16 March 2015
With this tragedy, Puccini transcended the role of composer by incorporating touches that mark him as a dramatist of genius.
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.
9 March 2015
Our quick guide to Puccini's iconic and heartbreaking tragedy.
9 March 2015
Playful interpretations of extracts from Die Zauberflöte, Madama Butterfly, Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny and La traviata.
5 March 2015
From David Bowie and Kelis to Jeff Buckley and Weezer, the world of pop has a passion for opera.
27 February 2015
Leading American tenor discusses getting booed on stage and combining opera with Broadway musicals.
8 January 2015
Great savings on productions including The Royal Opera’s Madama Butterfly and La traviata, and The Royal Ballet’s La Fille mal gardèe.
Watch: Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier on Madama Butterfly – 'It's a shocking but very important story to tell'
23 December 2014
The directors on the power and insight offered in Puccini's iconic opera, which critiques cultural imperialism.