Fire on all sides! Descend on a cloud! Singing fish-children!: Opera’s most challenging stage directions
12 February 2014
Opera has long pushed the boundaries of what's possible on stage.
2 August 2013
Following Daniel Barenboim's Proms Ring Cycle at the Proms, listen to our series of insights on Wagner's masterpiece.
26 October 2012
Roger Scruton, Peggy Reynolds and John Deathridge look into Wagner's masterpiece to ask if true love exists.
25 October 2012
British Director talks about his inspiration and whether there is hope at the end of the Ring.
16 October 2012
Petroc Trelawny, George Monbiot, Marcus du Sautoy and Sarah Lenton explore notions of the work as a parable of ecological destruction.
1 October 2012
A selection of your tweets about the return of the third opera of The Ring Cycle.
26 September 2012
Take a look at our bite-size breakdown of the year ahead.
24 September 2012
As the curtain goes up on Keith Warner's production, a guide to Wagner's epic operatic cycle.
19 September 2012
Exhibition celebrating the renowned conductor opens on Monday.
11 September 2012
Events include pieces from contemporary writers on BBC Radio 3, glimpses behind the scenes and panel discussions.