29 April 2016
Emma Bell, Christian Gerhaher and Hartmut Haenchen speak about Wagner’s early masterpiece.
27 April 2016
Upcoming broadcasts include Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, Wagner’s Tannhäuser and Verdi’s I due Foscari.
24 April 2016
As the London Marathon takes place, take a look at the longest works in the operatic repertory.
18 April 2016
Wagner and Verdi were rivals in many ways, but the Italianate flourishes of Wolfram’s Hymn to the Evening Star reveals a begrudging mutual influence.
15 April 2016
5 things you need to know about Wagner’s potent early opera.
10 July 2015
Five of our favourite final masterpieces from opera’s greatest composers.
11 June 2015
This month features a magnificent recording of the Ring Cycle, an exceptional disc by Sonya Yoncheva and a new recording of Donizetti's rarely-performed Les Martyrs.
30 April 2015
From Tetris and Mario Bros. to Call of Duty and Bioshock, videogames have long used classical music to soundtrack on-screen adventures.
Debate: Are intervals a frustrating distraction from the drama or a valuable break to gather thoughts?
24 February 2015
Which works do you think could do with an interval tweak?
17 February 2015
Composers have long used magical settings to tell moving, profound and very human stories.