12 February 2018
Don't expect Spanish heat and gypsy passion from The Royal Opera's new production of Carmen.
22 December 2017
A quick guide to Monteverdi’s action-packed opera, based on one of the oldest stories in the world.
15 December 2017
A quick guide to this cinematic opera, packed with memorable tunes and propelled by a thriller-like plot.
16 June 2017
Everything you need to know about this vibrant work, written when the composer was just 14 years old.
23 March 2017
Our quick guide to Puccini's heartbreaking opera.
24 February 2017
Our quick introduction to Richard Wagner’s glorious, profound comedy The Mastersingers of Nuremberg, on the role of the artist.
6 December 2016
Our quick introduction to Richard Strauss’s comic opera.
1 November 2016
Our quick introduction to Gerard Jones’s blood-spattered production of Handel’s Baroque opera.
27 October 2016
Our quick introduction to Tales of Hoffmann, the wonderful final work from a master of French music theatre.
22 October 2016
A quick guide to Puccini's first triumph.