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Recommended Recordings: February 2015

30 January 2015

This month the focus falls on new recordings from Anna Netrebko, Andris Nelsons and Diana Damrau.

Andrea Chénier Musical Highlight: The Improvviso

13 January 2015

Giordano’s poet-hero’s first aria reveals his noble and idealistic nature.

Orfeo Musical Highlight: 'Possente spirto'

9 January 2015

Monteverdi shows both technical mastery and breathtaking innovation in this ravishing aria, a centrepiece of the opera.

Watch: John Fulljames on Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny – 'It's our world reflected on the stage'

5 January 2015

The director on the power of Weill and Brecht's potent satire of consumerism, and its continued relevance in the 21st century.

Free trial of TIDAL music service for ROH audiences

5 January 2015

New service offers unique high-fidelity streamed audio, HD music videos and expertly created editorial.

Un ballo in maschera musical highlight: The Act II Grand Duet

18 December 2014

Verdi uses traditional Italian form to create a duet of drama and soaring romance that celebrates the power of the human voice.

How to Build an Opera Star: The rise and fall of the castrato

21 November 2014

The barbaric practice of castrating boys yielded some of the greatest musical stars of the Baroque period, and had a huge influence on music of the time.

Tristan und Isolde Musical Highlight: The ‘Tristan Chord’

20 November 2014

Wagner is credited with changing the course of Western music in just four notes, but what turned a chord into a musical icon?

Recommended recordings: November 2014

19 November 2014

This month the focus falls on new recordings by Maria Callas, Antonio Pappano and Cecilia Bartoli.

Watch: How to sing Rossini with Mark Elder

18 November 2014

Conductor Mark Elder and mezzo-soprano Rachel Kelly explore the music of Rossini through Il barbiere di Siviglia.

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