21 April 2016
Conductor Leo Hussain on the baffling neglect of an innovative myth-inspired opera that fuses the sounds of Debussy and Wagner.
24 November 2015
The Russian dancer talks about his career to date and about life with The Royal Ballet.
Listen: Director Damiano Michieletto on Cavalleria rusticana / Pagliacci – ‘I want the audience to feel real emotions’
18 November 2015
The Italian opera director discusses his new production of the Italian verismo masterpieces.
16 September 2015
French director Mariame Clément on why Chabrier’s opera may surprise London audiences.
26 March 2015
Nordic myth, magic spells and supernatural powers: Jonathan Dove on the challenges of writing an opera for all ages
3 March 2015
Conductor Mark Wigglesworth and mezzo-soprano Christine Rice discuss the juxtaposition of music and text in Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny.
18 February 2015
The Royal Ballet’s Director gives the inside track on a national dance scene with a plethora of young talent.
Listen: Toby Spence on Die Zauberflöte – ‘I can't think of an opera that engages so wholeheartedly with humanity’s biggest questions’
13 February 2015
English tenor Toby Spence discusses the very essence of Mozart’s masterpiece.
3 November 2014
The Principal dancer on fulfilling a longtime aspiration in dancing Carlos Acosta’s Don Quixote
21 October 2014
Chorus Director Renato Balsadonna on conducting his first opera at the Royal Opera House.