3 February 2017
While those responsible for the music are often household names, the person behind an opera’s text may have been unfairly overlooked.
23 November 2016
Sondra Radvanovsky and Aleksandrs Antonenko star in the first revival of Jonathan Kent’s thought-provoking Royal Opera production.
24 October 2016
Delve deep into the world of opera and theatre design with never-before-seen images, video and designs of three past productions.
7 October 2016
The singer will sign copies of her new album Paris, Mon amour after the matinee performance.
1 March 2016
Nominees include Kasper Holten, Anna Netrebko and Ermonela Jaho.
Watch: Ermonela Jaho on returning to Suor Angelica — 'I sing with a different perception now – I’m more dramatic'
7 January 2016
The Albanian soprano stars in the second opera of Puccini’s trio of one-acters, Il trittico.
24 August 2015
A number of recent Royal Opera and Royal Ballet productions will be shown on Sky Arts over the coming months.
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.