21 August 2014
From Così fan tutte to Anna Nicole – operas have long come with a sharp edge.
24 June 2014
Opera has always flirted with catastrophic events. We look at how opera composers and directors have faced the apocalypse.
12 June 2014
As the curtain falls on Dialogues des Carmélites, a look at a remarkable project.
11 June 2014
How Robert Carsen's production drives home the real tragedy behind Poulenc's powerful masterpiece.
4 June 2014
Simon Rattle conducts a cast including Sally Matthews, Emma Bell and Sophie Koch.
30 May 2014
What did you think of Robert Carsen's production of Poulenc's opera?
27 May 2014
The legendary English conductor discusses the universal appeal of Poulenc’s masterpiece.
22 May 2014
A quick guide to Poulenc's powerful opera.
21 May 2014
How iconic roles across two hundred years of operatic history inspired Poulenc's writing for the female voice.
16 May 2014
The true story that inspired Poulenc’s French Revolution-set opera.