26 October 2016
From the grand stages to the audiences themselves, opera has long inspired painters, photographers and mixed-media artists.
13 May 2015
Composers have been inspired by everything about the French capital – from its seediness to its troubled political history – but most of all by its air of romance.
19 March 2015
Have we gone beyond Wagnerian snobbery about the genre’s reliance on special effects?
24 June 2013
Laurent Pelly's production stars Olivier Award winner Bryan Hymel.
6 December 2012
As Robert le diable opens, the historian and broadcaster takes a look at the composer, his music and Jewish identity.