Divertissements Ballet Essentials: A guide to short works performed by The Royal Ballet on their 2015 US Tour
15 June 2015
The Company’s selection includes classic works by Ashton and MacMillan, an award-winning recent work by Wheeldon and new piece from within the Company.
10 October 2014
The American composer tells BBC Radio 4 why audiences shouldn't worry about musical theory, and the importance of government funding.
9 October 2014
In his most famous stories this iconic author explored the relentless tedium of working life.
30 September 2014
Our quick guide to this world premiere, based on Franz Kafka's novel.
29 September 2014
Glass’s music – love it or hate it – has had a profound effect on wider pop culture.
11 July 2014
Director Michael McCarthy and librettist Christopher Hampton discuss Glass’s new pocket opera.
16 May 2014
Balanchine's rival for the title of America's greatest 20th-century choreographer created ballets as well as the musicals West Side Story and Fiddler on the Roof.
30 January 2014
In preparation for English Touring Opera's production of King Priam, we look at how pacifist ideals have influenced opera in the last century.
5 September 2012
We look at one of the 20th century's most polarizing composers.
24 November 2011
We pick a selection of the top operas and ballets from the other side of the Atlantic.