11 January 2017
Lovesick teens, feisty young heroes, or supernatural beings – there's an important place for women playing men (then dressing up as women again?) in opera.
19 December 2016
Carmen isn’t the only sensual starring mezzo role – we round up some of our favourites, from Donizetti to Birtwistle.
6 July 2016
Two of the greatest mezzo-sopranos of recent times discuss what makes a great singer and offer their advice via a unique analogy.
22 June 2016
Two of opera's greatest stars share their thoughts on the art form and how it has evolved over the past 60 years, as well as what it needs to do to survive.
13 June 2016
With distinctive warm tones and a wide vocal range, Verdi realized the mezzo's potential - with exciting consequences.
15 May 2015
Unlike a violinist or a pianist, a singer's instrument can't be packed away when they're done performing – real care has to be taken to keep it in peak performance.
1 July 2013
The Polish mezzo-soprano reflects on two years with The Royal Opera and her final Covent Garden performance in La rondine.