Watch: Nicola Luisotti on Puccini – ‘You can learn more from one of Puccini’s scores than from books’
27 May 2015
The conductor discusses the composer’s deceptive genius, and how best to approach his operas.
2 April 2015
Nagasaki’s complex history makes it the perfect setting for Puccini’s Madama Butterfly.
31 March 2015
Puerto Rican soprano and American tenor to replace Alexia Voulgaridou and Noah Stewart.
27 March 2015
Composers and choreographers have long explored the difference in cultures between East and West.
21 March 2015
What did you think of Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier’s production of Puccini’s poignant opera?
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.