22 June 2015
Why it would be a mistake to cut the ballet sequences of Guillaume Tell.
19 June 2015
How Rossini’s foregrounding of the people radically changed the balance of drama in the opera.
18 June 2015
Rossini made historic developments in his final opera, which precursed the tropes of modern film directors and ushered in a whole new genre.
16 June 2015
Our quick introduction to Rossini’s final masterpiece, which contains some of the composer's most inspired music.
11 June 2015
Mozart’s masterpiece has more than its fair share of alternative endings.
3 June 2015
This new donation from a former horn player with the ROH Orchestra gives a glimpse into life on The Royal Ballet’s 1949 and 1953 tours.
1 June 2015
Controversial at its premiere, this dreamlike story of unfulfilled desire has seduced several great artists over the past century.
28 May 2015
Operas and plays of the early 1800s allowed the people of Europe to reflect on turbulent recent history.
28 May 2015
Our quick guide to The Royal Ballet's mixed programme, featuring two acclaimed works by Jerome Robbins and Kenneth MacMillan's masterful study of loss.
22 May 2015
Dancers and choreographers may be household names, but without notators, your favourite classic ballet would no longer exist.