1 September 2014
From cheerful go-getting lumberjacks to a city of hedonism in the desert, lyric theatre has long confronted the ideals of the USA.
28 August 2014
Former editor of Heat magazine Julian Linley on the media's reaction to Anna Nicole Smith and how social media has turned the cameras on us all.
25 August 2014
Our guide to Mark-Anthony Turnage's sensational 2011 opera.
21 August 2014
From Così fan tutte to Anna Nicole – operas have long come with a sharp edge.
15 August 2014
A short solo listing the drugs taken by Anna Nicole Smith's son distills the emotional essence of a tragic tale.
27 June 2014
Composers from Purcell to Turnage bring the audience onstage by writing them into the music.
8 June 2014
Political and moral agendas have seen some of history’s greatest composers put under pressure to change their work.
6 June 2014
Go behind the scenes with Antonio Pappano, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Mark-Anthony Turnage and Richard Thomas.
21 May 2014
From Nagasaki harbour to the wide-open plains of Louisiana, Puccini was a master of evoking a sense of place.
2 April 2014
The Music Director will conduct six operas, as well as the first in a series of annual symphonic concerts at Covent Garden.