6 June 2019
The Company will stage Faust and Otello in Tokyo and Yokohama.
30 April 2019
David McVicar's production starring Michael Fabiano, Irina Lungu and Erwin Schrott was relayed live to cinemas around the world.
12 April 2019
Audience and press reviews of Gounod's popular opera, directed by David McVicar.
22 March 2019
Join the cast and creative team including Diana Damrau, Erwin Schrott and Michael Fabiano as they explore Gounod's supernatural opera.
18 May 2017
Why did Liszt abandon a life of wild excess to forge a radical (and risky) new path?
28 April 2017
From dastardly demons to boozy brothel owners – we give the low-down on opera’s best bass roles.
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.
12 September 2016
From alien-blasting sci-fi to historical drama, opera has long soundtracked some of the silver screen's most memorable moments.
28 June 2016
Why have Goethe's works influenced composers including Mozart, Beethoven and Massenet?
7 January 2016
Catch recent productions from The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet during January and February 2016.