11 March 2016
Bryn Terfel stars in the live cinema relay of Richard Jones' new Royal Opera production.
3 March 2016
The unresolved controversy surrounding the Russian tsar and his ascent to power has inspired great works including Musorgsky’s epic opera.
29 February 2016
Musorgsky's musical portrait of a fractured society and a fractured mind.
26 February 2016
What did you think of Richard Jones' Royal Opera production of Puccini's triptych?
25 February 2016
Our quick introduction to Musorgsky’s masterful epic opera on the perils of power.
22 February 2016
Beset by personal demons, Musorgsky only finished one opera in his life, but the nuggets of those that he abandoned offer a tantalizing glimpse of what could have been.
19 February 2016
Like a collection of short stories or the B-movies of the 1940s and 50s, grouping operas together allows us to appreciate their contrasts.
11 February 2016
Lauretta’s lovely little aria is key in shaping the black comedy of Gianni Schicchi, the final opera in Puccini’s triptych.
10 February 2016
Our quick introduction to Puccini’s trio of short operas, bringing together the dramatic, tragic and comedic best of this giant of Italian opera.
1 February 2016
American soprano will replace Martina Serafin in the role of Giorgetta in Il tabarro.