17 March 2017
Applications close soon for the MA in Opera Making and Writing and Doctoral Composer-in-Residence programmes at Guildhall School of Music & Drama.
15 March 2017
From traditional Japanese folk music to mysterious Spanish popular songs, opera has long been drawing on national music to explore 'exotic' cultures and celebrate national traditions.
9 March 2017
Apprentices get vital hands-on experience in a number of our backstage departments including Lighting, Wigs and Make-up, and Scenic Art.
6 March 2017
Wagner may have written his opera in the 19th century, but its themes of tension between populism and elitism make it strikingly relevant today.
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.
24 February 2017
Our quick introduction to Richard Wagner’s glorious, profound comedy The Mastersingers of Nuremberg, on the role of the artist.
3 February 2017
While those responsible for the music are often household names, the person behind an opera’s text may have been unfairly overlooked.
1 February 2017
Covent Garden’s production of Cilea’s best-known work features a spectacular working model in homage to a golden age of theatre.
31 January 2017
Following the success of Written on Skin, Lessons in Love and Violence will have its world premiere on 10 May 2018.
24 January 2017
Benjamin and playwright Martin Crimp make dramatic alchemy, as devices that distance the audience paradoxically build to potent music drama.