25 April 2017
Top music videos prove that ballet can enrich a range of sounds and elevate songs to a whole new level.
8 November 2016
The director discusses his grungy new production of Oreste, getting a foot in the door as an usher and why he thinks some are intimidated by opera.
The Concept Album: Why Pink Floyd, The Beatles and Green Day owe Beethoven and Monteverdi a huge debt
10 April 2015
The concept album has been around longer than you might think.
20 March 2015
The Royal Opera’s Associate Director John Fulljames invited students from the RCA’s MA programme in Critical Writing to explore his production of Weill and Brecht’s Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny.
9 March 2015
Weill and Brecht’s ‘Alabama Song’ has inspired covers by Marilyn Manson, a cappella groups, Serbian rock band Električni Orgazam and hundreds of others.
5 March 2015
From David Bowie and Kelis to Jeff Buckley and Weezer, the world of pop has a passion for opera.
29 September 2014
Glass’s music – love it or hate it – has had a profound effect on wider pop culture.