4 September 2014
The composer shook up the operatic establishment with what he saw as his 'best opera', pushing his star singer to the limits.
11 August 2014
Our A-Z of Strauss series takes a closer look at the composer; from the debate over his Nazi sympathies, to his fondness for yodelling.
22 July 2014
The Season saw 35 opera and music works performed across the Royal Opera House's main stage and Linbury Studio Theatre.
21 July 2014
Strauss is often the favourite composer of percussionists, offering plenty of things to hit, chime and ring.
7 July 2014
Composers have long been inspired by the work of playwrights.
27 June 2014
Composers from Purcell to Turnage bring the audience onstage by writing them into the music.
26 June 2014
Without the Austrian director, we wouldn't have the vision-led operas we love to debate today.
2 June 2014
With an ever-watching eye on his bank account, Strauss created and released a series of orchestral highlights ('Querschnitt' in German) from his operas.
6 May 2014
The Serbian soprano on using her imagination to round-off characters and moving into opera after presenting children's TV.
6 May 2014
The detailed match of music and drama makes Mozart’s comic opera one of the finest of the genre