15 July 2017
Puccini’s great final work contains one of all opera’s most iconic tunes – ‘Nessun dorma’.
14 July 2017
Audience reviews of The Royal Opera's BP Big Screen relay and stream of Puccini's masterpiece.
6 July 2017
References to China, Chinese theatre and Eastern imagery run through Andrei Serban's production of Turandot.
22 May 2017
The opera repertory is littered with controversial, posthumously completed works.
21 April 2017
Tenor replaces Alfred Kim in the role of Calaf.
18 April 2017
Soprano replaces Dinara Alieva singing the role of Liù in Puccini's opera.
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.
15 September 2016
From the Queen of the Night to Turandot by way of Norma and Brünnhilde, we round up some of opera’s most devilishly difficult soprano roles.
7 January 2016
Catch recent productions from The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet during January and February 2016.
28 October 2015
We've picked two of our favourite opera items from the collection's 6,200 artefacts — shoes worn by Adelina Patti and Cecil Beaton’s iconic Turandot dress.