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Listen: ‘A deep insight into who we really are’ – The vital life lessons of Mozart's Così fan tutte

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.

Listen: Koen Kessels on the power of orchestras – ‘New music is one of the ways to bring about evolution in our society’

16 May 2016

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.

Listen: Wagner’s Tannhäuser – ‘It’s an amazing discovery to feel that way about music’

29 April 2016

Emma Bell, Christian Gerhaher and Hartmut Haenchen speak about Wagner’s early masterpiece.

Listen: L’Étoile is ‘not really about the plot but about the silliness of it all’

16 September 2015

French director Mariame Clément on why Chabrier’s opera may surprise London audiences.

Listen: Zenaida Yanowsky reflects on her career to date – 'I am an illusionist'

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.

Ballet and opera audiences of 2012/13, we salute you!

2 August 2013

More of you are interacting with us online than ever before, and we’re delighted (even when we’re being criticized).

Listen: Leo Nucci on playing Nabucco

28 March 2013

The Italian baritone on Verdi as a towering figure of Italian art, and his own childhood.

Listen: The cast and creative team speak about Written on Skin

1 March 2013

George Benjamin, Martin Crimp, Barbara Hannigan and Christopher Purves on the opera.