19 June 2014
Comedy follows fast on the heels of tragedy in a characteristically wilful moment from Strauss's sparkling opera.
14 April 2014
A quick guide to Verdi's heartbreaking tragedy.
28 November 2013
How Bizet ratchets up the tension in one of opera's most thrilling endings.
18 October 2013
Before Mark-Anthony Turnage's Oedipus-inspired opera comes to Covent Garden, a closer look at the composition of a classic tragedy.