15 March 2017
From traditional Japanese folk music to mysterious Spanish popular songs, opera has long been drawing on national music to explore 'exotic' cultures and celebrate national traditions.
15 September 2016
From the Queen of the Night to Turandot by way of Norma and Brünnhilde, we round up some of opera’s most devilishly difficult soprano roles.
7 January 2016
Catch recent productions from The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet during January and February 2016.
28 October 2015
We've picked two of our favourite opera items from the collection's 6,200 artefacts — shoes worn by Adelina Patti and Cecil Beaton’s iconic Turandot dress.
4 June 2015
The Italian composer created some of opera’s most enchanting romances.
ROH productions including Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and La bohème on Sky Arts during Spring 2015
16 March 2015
A number of Royal Opera and Royal Ballet productions will be broadcast on Sky Arts over the coming months.
17 February 2015
Composers have long used magical settings to tell moving, profound and very human stories.
16 February 2014
Puccini's operas are some of the world's most loved. We look at what makes his music so appealing.
19 September 2013
A selection of audience tweets from the first live cinema broadcast of the 2013/14 Season.
18 September 2013
Another chance to catch films screened as part of our live cinema relay.