21 June 2017
Irish soprano and Italian tenor to replace Aleksandra Kurzak and Roberto Alagna in the roles of Adina and Nemorino.
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.
31 May 2017
Audience reactions to The Royal Opera's production of Donizetti's sunny opera.
22 May 2017
There's more to the art form than doom and gloom, as a number of comic gems prove.
20 April 2017
Tenor replaces Rolando Villazón in the role of Nemorino for upcoming performances on 27, 30 May; 3, 6 June.
30 January 2017
From devils and rogues, to lovers and rulers – who says tenors have to have all the fun?
13 May 2015
Composers have been inspired by everything about the French capital – from its seediness to its troubled political history – but most of all by its air of romance.
30 April 2015
How changing singing styles made the heroes of such operas as Guillaume Tell sound more dangerous.
19 March 2015
Have we gone beyond Wagnerian snobbery about the genre’s reliance on special effects?
20 February 2015
In her first post, our Writer in Residence explores the fortunes of a spectacular art form.