15 July 2016
With more than 90 concerts over the course of eight weeks, it can be difficult to know where to start.
2 November 2015
Composers have long explored the gamut of vocal expression from a whisper to a scream.
2 September 2015
Opera is (perhaps justly) infamous for killing off its heroines – we look at some of the women who buck the trend.
The Concept Album: Why Pink Floyd, The Beatles and Green Day owe Beethoven and Monteverdi a huge debt
10 April 2015
The concept album has been around longer than you might think.
Stormy Weather #2: Smart techniques for bringing a storm to the stage from history's great composers
23 January 2015
Beethoven inspired a host of operatic composers including Rossini, Verdi and Weill in musical methods for creating an operatic storm.