24 June 2015
Our quick guide to Verdi’s last opera, his comic masterpiece inspired by Shakespeare’s drunken knight.
16 June 2015
Our quick introduction to Rossini’s final masterpiece, which contains some of the composer's most inspired music.
29 April 2015
Our quick guide to this world premiere from composer Matt Rogers and librettist Sally O'Reilly, a co-commission between The Royal Opera, Aldeburgh Music and Opera North.
10 March 2015
Our quick guide to Szymanowski’s sumptuous opera on self-control and desire.
9 March 2015
Our quick guide to Puccini's iconic and heartbreaking tragedy.
27 January 2015
Our quick guide to Wagner's first great work, inspired by the tale of a legendary ghost ship.
23 July 2014
Our guide to an essential modernist masterpiece.
25 June 2014
A quick guide to Donizetti's blistering Tudor drama, which pits Mary Queen of Scots against Elizabeth I.
23 June 2014
A quick guide to Strauss's sparkling tragi-comedic opera.
22 May 2014
A quick guide to Puccini's first triumph.