Umberto Giordano’s Andrea Chénier to be screened live in cinemas across the world on 29 January 2015
22 January 2015
David McVicar’s new production stars Jonas Kaufmann and Eva-Maria Westbroek.
17 January 2015
Royal Opera/Roundhouse production of Monteverdi’s baroque opera marks a first for both companies.
15 January 2015
How The Royal Opera is engaging with the next generation of artists through Monteverdi’s Orfeo, the first great opera.
19 December 2014
What did you think of Katharina Thoma's production of Verdi's thrilling tragedy?
18 December 2014
Verdi uses traditional Italian form to create a duet of drama and soaring romance that celebrates the power of the human voice.
15 December 2014
Our quick guide to Verdi's thrilling tragedy of love, politics and betrayal.
11 December 2014
A glimpse into how a director works with an ensemble to add psychological depth to crowd scenes.
‘Urban without being slangy, modern without being modish’ - The challenges of translating Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny
10 December 2014
Writer and lyricist Jeremy Sams on the pressures of translating an opera.
9 December 2014
Verdi’s music for the chorus ‘Ve’, se di notte’ shows how laughter can be used to heighten tragedy.
21 October 2014
Chorus Director Renato Balsadonna on conducting his first opera at the Royal Opera House.