30 March 2018
A quick guide to MacMillan’s passionate ballet with a captivating heroine at its heart.
6 December 2016
After erratic progress, Puccini’s third opera led the way for the subsequent triumphs of La bohème, Tosca and Madama Butterfly.
25 November 2016
Puccini’s opera offers a rare and nuanced glimpse into exploitation and the complexities of one woman’s indecision between servitude and freedom.
16 September 2014
One of ballet's most iconic roles contains elements of both Antoinette Sibley and Jennifer Penney.
16 June 2014
The man who created Manon Lescaut was, like his heroine, full of contradictions.
23 April 2014
Literature has long provided composers with inspiration.