'Full of imagination and pain and beauty': Exploring human relationships through dance in Woolf Works
9 February 2017
Wayne McGregor, Max Richter and Alessandra Ferri reveal the literary and human inspirations behind Woolf Works.
7 February 2017
The disparate music grouped together as ‘minimalism’ has inspired numerous dance works, and is more diverse than might initially be imagined.
30 January 2017
The Royal Ballet's celebrated choreographer chooses his music, book and luxury item on the iconic BBC Radio 4 programme.
29 January 2017
Now one of the world's most celebrated artists, the composer made ends meet with stints as a taxi driver and removal man.
26 January 2017
David Bösch’s haunting Royal Opera production features some of the composer's most recognisable music, including the Anvil Chorus.
19 January 2017
Cilea writes a fiery, impassioned aria for his villainess – proof that in opera, even baddies can be pitiable.
25 November 2016
A selection of our favourite images capturing the magic of Covent Garden at the start of the 2016/17 Season.
14 November 2016
Offenbach’s Olympia shows she’s no ordinary doll in this fiendishly difficult party-piece for soprano.
11 November 2016
The live relay of John Schlesinger's classic Royal Opera production stars an impressive cast including Vittorio Grigolo, Thomas Hampson and Sonya Yoncheva.
27 September 2016
Director Barrie Kosky, members of the cast and the production's creative team share their vision for Shostakovich’s baffling and brilliant first opera.