7 August 2017
The young British director, a regular revival director for The Royal Opera, has died suddenly.
28 June 2017
After tempestuous beginnings, this partnership brought the master of Italian opera out of retirement to write the magnificent final works Otello and Falstaff.
27 June 2017
At the age when most of us are studying at school, Mozart was travelling around Europe performing, teaching and composing operas.
20 June 2017
Mozart was 14 going-on 15 when he wrote this gorgeous, virtuoso aria which displays the beginnings of his mature musical and dramatic insight.
9 June 2017
The award-winning South African soprano reflects on her musical journey, from church hymns with her grandmother to the world’s top opera houses.
8 May 2017
Our quick introduction to this world premiere from a music icon.
4 May 2017
The iconic sitarist’s only opera was left unfinished upon his death, but it has now been completed and will soon be heard for the first time.
27 April 2017
The German tenor, who sang in Fidelio, Der fliegende Holländer and Wozzeck for The Royal Opera, has died suddenly.
27 April 2017
The award-winning choreographer talks about the influence of William Forsythe and the power of her art form.
26 April 2017
A flock of sheep, a bear, a disembodied hand, set in an inescapable single room: how do you stage Thomas Adès’s sensational new opera?