22 June 2015
Fantastical stories thousands of years old continue to influence today’s most prominent artists.
16 June 2015
Greek myths and dramas have inspired the acclaimed British composer Harrison Birtwistle throughout his career.
9 June 2015
Our quick introduction to this double programme of chamber operas by Harrison Birtwistle.
9 January 2015
Monteverdi shows both technical mastery and breathtaking innovation in this ravishing aria, a centrepiece of the opera.
6 January 2015
Former Artistic Director of the RSC Michael Boyd on making his operatic debut and why Monteverdi’s music is like listening to Shakespeare.
22 December 2014
Our quick guide to the first operatic masterpiece, a tale of love and loss.
1 September 2014
How ancient mythological stories continue to inspire choreographers and dancers.