18 July 2016
Verdi's opera is infamous for its darkness and violence, but the cast and creative team of The Royal Opera's recent production believe it has a positive message too.
24 August 2015
A number of recent Royal Opera and Royal Ballet productions will be shown on Sky Arts over the coming months.
12 February 2015
Lianna Haroutounian, Bryan Hymel, Michael Volle and Erwin Schrott star in Verdi’s rarely-performed opera.
23 May 2014
The director discusses the love affairs, political conflicts and rebellions of Verdi’s tragedy.
30 January 2014
In preparation for English Touring Opera's production of King Priam, we look at how pacifist ideals have influenced opera in the last century.
13 November 2013
Broadcast of Verdi’s rarely performed grand opera features an all-star cast conducted by Antonio Pappano.
30 October 2013
Production photos and background information ahead of the live relay.
18 October 2013
A quick guide to Verdi's first grand opera.
17 October 2013
October sees new releases from Jonas Kaufmann, Plácido Domingo and Susan Chilcott.
From celebrity chefs to Hollywood stars: Verdi’s far-reaching influence, as shown on ‘Desert Island Discs ’
25 September 2013
The BBC Radio 4 archive reveals Verdi is a top choice for famous castaways from across the globe.