19 November 2015
Composers have long experimented with different ways of giving a sense of community, often using the chorus to highly dramatic effect.
29 October 2015
Death finds an entirely new expression in Georg Friedrich Haas’s new opera Morgen und Abend.
9 October 2015
The first post-war production of Wagner's opera at Covent Garden had a chilly reception from the press, but provided opportunities for some remarkable emerging talent.
15 April 2015
Details of The Royal Opera’s 2015/16 Season have been announced.
19 November 2014
Though always a controversial figure, this German composer revolutionized music.
24 April 2014
Operatic characters often look to the heavens, in thanks or in anguished supplication.