8 December 2016
The composer made it his mission to subvert the rigid culture of opera, and his controversial works saw him frequently battle the authorities.
20 June 2016
Verdi was more than simply the composer of big tunes — he was also an expert at creating nuanced characters and psychological drama.
18 May 2016
Our quick introduction to a thrilling masterpiece which features some of its composer's most powerful music.
9 March 2016
Our quick introduction to Katie Mitchell’s new production of Donizetti’s violent tragedy.