5 November 2015
The acclaimed American composer speaks about seeing his music choreographed and the process of writing his first original score for ballet.
14 September 2015
Mozart showcases his immense skill in depicting complex characters with this exquisite aria depicting Countess Almaviva’s inner torment.
4 September 2015
This stunning sequence of dances gives a vivid impression of Orpheus’s journey through the Underworld, and contains some of Gluck’s best loved music.
26 August 2015
With nearly half of the UK's nightclubs having closed in the past decade, can Bach replace breakbeat?
11 August 2015
A look at UK dance and opera companies on tour this autumn.
10 July 2015
Five of our favourite final masterpieces from opera’s greatest composers.
25 June 2015
Royal Opera Music Director discusses the evocative music of Rossini’s final opera.
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.
23 March 2015
The conductor introduces Ludwig Minkus, ‘one of the founding fathers of Russian ballet music’, through the music of Don Quixote.
17 March 2015
Puccini describes Cio-Cio-San’s vigil, as she desperately awaits the return of Pinkerton, with a chorus of ethereal beauty.