Our favourites of the undisputed kings of opera, from Idomeneo to Peter Grimes via Siegfried and Otello.
News and features regarding ‘Idomeneo by Martin Kusej’
- 20 June 2017
- 2 December 2014
Andrea Chénier, La bohème, Die Zauberflöte and others on Opera on 3.
- 10 November 2014
By turning the screws on his unfortunate characters, director Martin Kušej offers a unique insight into their motivations and crises.
- 7 November 2014
Following a vocal booing at the opening night of Idomeneo, what do you think of the trend?
- 4 November 2014
What did you think of Martin Kušej's production of Mozart's early masterpiece?
- 29 October 2014
The arts have a long tradition of depicting gods but in an age of increased scepticism, depictions of higher powers are more interesting than ever.
- 28 October 2014
The composer's letters to his father give a lively record of 18th-century life and his own energetic personality.
- 27 October 2014
The way stories of rulers are told – like that of the Greek king Idomeneus – has changed over the course of history, determined by how society views them.
- 24 October 2014
Our quick guide to Martin Kušej's new production of Mozart's early masterpiece for The Royal Opera.
- 23 October 2014
Mozart movingly depicts four people driven to the limit in this exquisite Act III quartet – which the composer himself could never hear without weeping.
- 20 October 2014
We spoke to the conductor about his Royal Opera debut, Mozart, Verdi and his love of horses.
- 23 September 2014
Storms as a narrative and compositional device in Rigoletto, Idomeneo and Il barbiere di Siviglia.