Listen: Koen Kessels on the power of orchestras – ‘New music is one of the ways to bring about evolution in our society’
30 January 2017
The Music Director of The Royal Ballet shares his tips for young composers and speaks about the opportunities and challenges of commissioning new music for dance.
9 November 2016
The great American composer speaks about his score for Wayne McGregor’s ballet Multiverse.
3 October 2016
Over the years, Mozart's opera has been derided as vulgar and clumsy, but for director Jan Philipp Gloger, it offers unrivalled psychological insights.
Listen: ‘The kind of music that arrives directly to your heart’ – Conductor Gianandrea Noseda on the power of Giuseppe Verdi
4 July 2016
The acclaimed Italian conductor explores what makes Verdi's music tick, and explains the challenges of performing it.
29 April 2016
Emma Bell, Christian Gerhaher and Hartmut Haenchen speak about Wagner’s early masterpiece.
16 September 2015
French director Mariame Clément on why Chabrier’s opera may surprise London audiences.
19 March 2015
The award-winning ballerina reveals how she moved from contemporary dance to ballet, and the challenge of balancing dance with being a mother.
2 August 2013
More of you are interacting with us online than ever before, and we’re delighted (even when we’re being criticized).
28 March 2013
The Italian baritone on Verdi as a towering figure of Italian art, and his own childhood.
1 March 2013
George Benjamin, Martin Crimp, Barbara Hannigan and Christopher Purves on the opera.