11 January 2017
Lovesick teens, feisty young heroes, or supernatural beings – there's an important place for women playing men (then dressing up as women again?) in opera.
3 February 2016
Drinking songs such as La traviata’s famous Brindisi are just the start of opera's songs describing action.
5 December 2014
Curses, seduction and murder are just the tip of the iceberg.