14 June 2013
Written on Skin composer and writer to create new opera that will have its premiere in 2018.
11 June 2013
The Countess's finale sees her choose between two prospective lovers and showcases Richard Strauss's love of the soprano voice.
7 June 2013
A look at the Importance of Being Earnest composer's brilliant and bizarre back-catalogue.
24 May 2013
The Oscar-winning film composer tells Jessica Duchen what drew him to soundtrack Wayne McGregor's new ballet.
3 May 2013
From the terrors of the Spanish Inquisition to a troubled English queen, three iconic examples.
29 April 2013
A look at five works created in parallel to the composer's iconic post-war operas.
12 April 2013
In the first of a series of articles on how composers rework operas, we explore changes to Don Carlo and Simon Boccanegra.
4 March 2013
Jessica Duchen speaks to the composer about his new opera.
18 December 2012
Send us a clip of you singing 'Va Pensiero' from Nabucco and you could be part of our Royal Opera LIVE streaming day.
6 December 2012
As Robert le diable opens, the historian and broadcaster takes a look at the composer, his music and Jewish identity.