18 April 2018
Antonio Pappano uncovers the controversial history and brooding music of Shostakovich's great masterpiece.
23 January 2018
'I find the skill of Strauss is awesome, it’s frightening how he paints those pictures with his music.'
6 November 2017
Audience responses to the new exhibition exploring 400 years of opera, created in collaboration between the Royal Opera House and the Victoria and Albert Museum.
13 October 2017
The Royal Opera House, in partnership with seven of the UK's leading opera companies, BBC Arts and the V&A, is celebrating the passion and power of opera.
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?
3 March 2017
Focussing on seven operatic premieres in seven cities, the exhibition will explore how social, political, artistic and economic factors have impacted the history of the art form.