2 May 2017
The composer reveals what drew him to Buñuel's Surrealist satire, and how he set about creating his acclaimed operatic adaptation.
What does it all mean? Searching for answers to Thomas Adès's brain-scrambling The Exterminating Angel
27 April 2017
The surreal film by Luis Buñuel that inspired Adès' third opera offers some intriguing clues.
26 April 2017
A flock of sheep, a bear, a disembodied hand, set in an inescapable single room: how do you stage Thomas Adès’s sensational new opera?
21 April 2017
The British composer has been at the vanguard of new music throughout his career, as demonstrated by these must-hear works.
18 April 2017
Our quick introduction to the UK premiere of the latest work from one of today’s leading composers.
3 December 2014
Richard Wagner's iconic masterpiece pervades Western culture.