1 November 2016
Our quick introduction to Gerard Jones’s blood-spattered production of Handel’s Baroque opera.
17 August 2016
Long training hours, fierce competition, only the strongest make it to the top – professional singing is the ultimate sporting feat.
Young Artist Profile: Colin J. Scott – ‘I don’t believe in the idea that some forms of music are superior to others’
4 May 2016
Even after cutting his teeth in a wild ceilidh band, the Scottish pianist reveals there's plenty more to be learned as a Royal Ballet accompanist.
30 March 2016
Three British conductors and répétiteurs were selected from a search spanning 20 countries worldwide.
Young Artist Profile: Jonathan Santagada – ‘Music will win over a sceptical newcomer – It did for me.’
14 March 2016
The Italian conductor on the hard work that it takes to become a professional conductor and what he's learnt from Music Director Antonio Pappano.
19 February 2016
The Ukrainian baritone on discovering opera relatively late and the rewards of quitting his corporate career to become a professional opera singer.
Young Artist Profile: Samuel Sakker – 'Opera gives people a chance to put down their phone and experience something really human’
14 October 2015
The Australian tenor on the power of the art form.
13 July 2015
The Australian stage director on making sure that a production goes smoothly, from managing the schedule to standing in for sopranos during love scenes.
Young Artist profile: Lauren Fagan - ‘Being an opera singer isn’t a normal job – it’s a vocation that influences your whole life’
6 July 2015
The Australian soprano on following in the footsteps of Nina Stemme and Sonya Yoncheva through the Operalia competition, and why opera is an ever-changing art form.
Young Artist profile: Luis Gomes – ‘To perform a lead role at the Royal Opera House is a moment you wait for your whole life’
9 April 2015
Portuguese tenor on stepping up to perform at the last minute, making his debut in a lead role and converting his family to opera.