15 September 2015
Why does he look back? The Royal Opera’s five Orpheus works this year each give very different answers.
Remixing in the age of Baroque: How and why Gluck transformed Orfeo ed Euridice into Orphée et Eurydice
11 September 2015
Gluck made significant changes when he adapted his opera for Paris – some of them controversial.
4 September 2015
This stunning sequence of dances gives a vivid impression of Orpheus’s journey through the Underworld, and contains some of Gluck’s best loved music.
27 August 2015
Our quick introduction to Gluck’s revolutionary opera, inspired by the Greek myth of Orpheus.
29 October 2014
The arts have a long tradition of depicting gods but in an age of increased scepticism, depictions of higher powers are more interesting than ever.
24 October 2014
Our quick guide to Martin Kušej's new production of Mozart's early masterpiece for The Royal Opera.
3 October 2014
The city has an important association with the art form that reaches from I due Foscari to Death in Venice.