29 October 2014
The arts have a long tradition of depicting gods but in an age of increased scepticism, depictions of higher powers are more interesting than ever.
3 October 2014
The city has an important association with the art form that reaches from I due Foscari to Death in Venice.
22 July 2014
Schonberg's Moses und Aron may seem daunting, but dip a toe in the water and you might be pleasantly surprised.
27 June 2014
Composers from Purcell to Turnage bring the audience onstage by writing them into the music.
24 April 2014
Operatic characters often look to the heavens, in thanks or in anguished supplication.
22 April 2014
How the vernacular of Gounod’s era makes the work anything but trivial.
17 March 2014
Richard Strauss's father was a famed horn player who had a tempestuous relationship with Richard Wagner.
19 December 2013
A masterclass from legendary Wagnerian John Tomlinson, a musical introduction from Antonio Pappano, and the creative team on their production.
6 December 2013
Why did Wagner's final opera take nearly four decades to complete?
5 December 2013
Listen to all-star cast on BBC Radio 3 on 11 December and in cinemas on 18 December.