8 January 2016
Violetta may hide her true feelings with a life of parties and excess, but Verdi's first aria for her reveals her desperate longing for love.
17 April 2014
We look at the moving final duet between Verdi's heroine Violetta and her love Alfredo.
14 April 2014
A quick guide to Verdi's heartbreaking tragedy.
6 December 2013
What is it about the ‘bad girls’ of opera that we find so appealing?