28 April 2015
By blending classical and electronic music, the Woolf Works composer has opened orchestral music up to a whole new audience.
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15 April 2015
Royal Opera Music Director reflects on 12 years with The Royal Opera, getting to know the London audience and working with Plácido Domingo.
22 January 2015
How do beautiful performances emerge from such dark, cramped conditions?
18 July 2014
While the Opera and Ballet Companies are away, work goes into preparing the scores for the new Season.
30 June 2014
So uncanny ('Unheimlich' in German) were Strauss's expressive skills, that he boasted he could even describe a knife and fork in music.
2 May 2014
A collection of classic performances from the conductor before his return to Covent Garden for Dialogues des Carmélites.
2 April 2014
The Music Director will conduct six operas, as well as the first in a series of annual symphonic concerts at Covent Garden.
19 March 2014
The conductor on the intricacies of Strauss’s monumental opera, which features an orchestra of over 100.
31 October 2013
With The Rite of Spring returning, we look at some of Stravinsky's other iconic ballet scores.
27 June 2013
The conductor and Music Director of The Royal Opera on why Verdi’s opera is one of his favourites.