4 October 2017
In a world where time is short and news is instant, is there a space for opera’s lengthy death scenes and extravagant vocal numbers?
9 March 2016
Our quick introduction to Katie Mitchell’s new production of Donizetti’s violent tragedy.
1 March 2016
Nominees include Kasper Holten, Anna Netrebko and Ermonela Jaho.
7 October 2015
The director discusses her vision of Donizetti's opera as a tale of drama, jeopardy and feminism.
3 April 2013
Highlights from The Big Question debate, held at the Royal Opera House.
12 March 2013
A selection of tweets and comments following our Big Question debate.
5 March 2013
First in a new series of live-streamed events to feature debate, performance, and audience questions.
1 March 2013
George Benjamin, Martin Crimp, Barbara Hannigan and Christopher Purves on the opera.