16 June 2017
The enormous frocks in The Royal Opera’s production of Mozart’s opera Mitridate could be found in every European court and theatre for more than a hundred years.
30 March 2016
Irish composer Gerald Barry defies common sense at every turn in his operatic adaptation of Wilde’s classic play, to surprisingly ingenious effect.
25 January 2016
The composer of L’Étoile was highly respected by his musical and painterly peers, including Debussy, Stravinsky and Manet.
11 December 2015
Look closer at this masterpiece and you'll see an entirely new kind of opera, one which rails against the societal conventions its composer loathed.