3 September 2015
Choreographer Kenneth MacMillan captures the beauty and emotion of Shakespeare's text in one of ballet’s most iconic love duets.
5 June 2015
The great seducer's tongue-twisting Act I aria reveals his irrepressible energy and love of life.
10 March 2015
Kurt Weill thought this one of his best pieces, but it was decades before the controversial scene would be performed.
20 November 2014
A Spanish-flavoured spectacle featuring some of ballet's most astonishing virtuoso choreography.
2 June 2014
With an ever-watching eye on his bank account, Strauss created and released a series of orchestral highlights ('Querschnitt' in German) from his operas.
28 April 2014
We take a closer look at the glittering Act III sextet from Mozart and Da Ponte's ebullient comedy.
26 February 2014
We explore Tonio's beautifully lyrical aria from Donizetti's opera La Fille du régiment.
12 October 2012
Tchaikovsky writes beautiful music for this young poet’s farewell to life.