6 April 2016
Details of The Royal Opera’s 2016/17 Season have been announced.
11 March 2016
The director on her feminist take on Donizetti, and an innovative split-stage design.
1 March 2016
Competition gives 11 to 18-year-olds the chance to create their own music for the Royal Opera House.
24 February 2016
Masters programme for aspiring composers and writers allows participants to focus on how new opera is created, developed and performed.
Watch: Joby Talbot on creating The Winter’s Tale’s musical score – ‘The hardest thing I’ve ever had to compose’
8 February 2016
Shakespeare’s problem play is notoriously difficult to stage, and scoring a ballet adaption is no different.
1 February 2016
The conductor explored the music of relatively unknown composer Emmanuel Chabrier with the help of two principal cast members.
10 December 2015
With so many DVD, Blu-Ray and CD recordings of Mascagni and Leoncavallo's operas on offer, how do you choose between them?
30 November 2015
Mascagni’s draws on church music in this masterful and intense evocation of a small community and one guilt-ridden woman’s position outside of it.
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.