27 August 2015
Our quick introduction to Gluck’s revolutionary opera, inspired by the Greek myth of Orpheus.
21 July 2015
Our quick introduction to Richard Ayres’s enchanting opera, inspired by J.M. Barrie’s classic characters.
17 July 2015
Our quick introduction to Plácido Domingo’s international opera competition which has launched the careers of artists including Nina Stemme, Joyce DiDonato, Rolando Villazón and Erwin Schrott.
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.