Debate: Are intervals a frustrating distraction from the drama or a valuable break to gather thoughts?
24 February 2015
Which works do you think could do with an interval tweak?
5 December 2014
Curses, seduction and murder – why are operatic parties always doomed to end in tears?
22 July 2014
Schonberg's Moses und Aron may seem daunting, but dip a toe in the water and you might be pleasantly surprised.
24 April 2014
Operatic characters often look to the heavens, in thanks or in anguished supplication.
Joyce DiDonato, Wozzeck, and ROH pricing policy among nominations in What's On Stage Opera Poll 2013/14
8 January 2014
Cast your vote to honour the artist, production or innovation you’ve most enjoyed over the past year.
30 December 2013
The Director of Opera picks out his highlights of the year. Do you agree?
27 November 2013
The Royal Opera’s production of Berg’s 20th-century masterpiece stars Simon Keenlyside, Karita Mattila and John Tomlinson.
4 November 2013
A great opportunity to see a Royal Opera production hailed by critics and audiences alike.
1 November 2013
What did you think of Keith Warner's production of Alban Berg's dark and tragic opera?
30 October 2013
Conductor Mark Elder's introduction to Berg's opera, as well as a look at how the composer used the vocal technique of Sprechgesang.