23 September 2015
Find out why these meats showcase the best flavours of the season and how to make game pie at home
16 September 2015
What did you think of the return of David McVicar's production of Mozart's comic opera?
14 September 2015
Mozart showcases his immense skill in depicting complex characters with this exquisite aria depicting Countess Almaviva’s inner torment.
2 September 2015
Opera is (perhaps justly) infamous for killing off its heroines – we look at some of the women who buck the trend.
7 July 2014
Composers have long been inspired by the work of playwrights.
6 May 2014
The Serbian soprano on using her imagination to round-off characters and moving into opera after presenting children's TV.
6 May 2014
The detailed match of music and drama makes Mozart’s comic opera one of the finest of the genre
28 April 2014
We take a closer look at the glittering Act III sextet from Mozart and Da Ponte's ebullient comedy.
28 January 2014
Mozart brilliantly balances light and shade to create a truly spine-chilling conclusion.
30 December 2013
The Director of Opera picks out his highlights of the year. Do you agree?