Watch: John Copley on La bohème - ‘It was the first proper opera I’d seen and I cried all the way home on the bus’
10 June 2015
The director recalls his first moment with Puccini’s opera and his thoughts on this last revival.
Watch: Nicola Luisotti on Puccini – ‘You can learn more from one of Puccini’s scores than from books’
27 May 2015
The conductor discusses the composer’s deceptive genius, and how best to approach his operas.
17 March 2015
Puccini describes Cio-Cio-San’s vigil, as she desperately awaits the return of Pinkerton, with a chorus of ethereal beauty.
Young Artist Profile: Nadezhda Karyazina - 'If your performance is from the heart, you can always connect with the audience'
13 March 2015
The Russian mezzo-soprano on working with the best coaches in the world, BP Big Screen performances and the challenges of Madama Butterfly.
10 July 2014
What did you think of John Copley's much-loved production of Puccini's great romance?
9 July 2014
Angela Gheorghiu and Vittorio Grigolo star in Puccini’s great romance, conducted by Cornelius Meister.
8 July 2014
Screenings to take place from 21 July to 13 August in selected movie theatres.
24 June 2014
Another chance to see the backstage films screened as part of our live cinema relay.
20 June 2014
The opera - starring Kristīne Opolais and Jonas Kaufmann - will also be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 on 1 July.
13 June 2014
Antonio Pappano introduces the music of Manon Lescaut.