13 June 2017
An incredibly powerful argument for how goodness and love can survive in even the most nightmarish circumstances.
12 June 2017
Everything you need to know about this fiery Shakespearean tragedy, a late work from the master of Italian opera.
7 June 2017
Superstar tenor Jonas Kaufmann and conductor Antonio Pappano give a taste of this hotly-anticipated new production.
23 May 2017
As the Shakespearean opera returns to the stage, Antonio Pappano reveals what makes the piece 'an Everest'.
15 May 2017
Nicholas Hytner, Keith Warner and Joby Talbot explore the Bard's legacy within opera and ballet.
Masterful or muddled? The controversial opera and ballet hybrid that heralded the dawn of The Royal Opera
12 December 2016
How an unlikely all-singing, all-dancing Purcell performance paved the way for the creation of The Royal Opera, 70 years ago.
15 April 2016
Shakespeare Day insights event focuses on operas and ballets inspired by the playwright's work, including The Winter's Tale, Romeo and Juliet and Otello.
31 March 2016
Christopher Wheeldon’s ballet adaptation is a true collaborative effort, with spectacular designs from all the creative team coming together to tell the story.
24 March 2016
Without words, Christopher Wheeldon's choreography powerfully illuminates Shakespeare's text and the innermost thoughts of his characters.
Watch: Joby Talbot on creating The Winter’s Tale’s musical score – ‘The hardest thing I’ve ever had to compose’
8 February 2016
Shakespeare’s problem play is notoriously difficult to stage, and scoring a ballet adaption is no different.