20 June 2017
Our favourites of the undisputed kings of opera, from Idomeneo to Peter Grimes via Siegfried and Otello.
11 January 2017
Lovesick teens, feisty young heroes, or supernatural beings – there's an important place for women playing men (then dressing up as women again?) in opera.
7 October 2016
The singer will sign copies of her new album Paris, Mon amour after the matinee performance.
26 September 2016
The stars of Àlex Ollé’s new production of the bel canto masterpiece share why it has earned its place among singers and audiences alike.
16 September 2016
Our one-stop guide to Bellini’s beautiful prayer for his title character, one of the best loved arias in the bel canto repertory.
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.
5 September 2016
Our quick introduction to Vincenzo Bellini’s bel canto masterpiece.
13 June 2016
With distinctive warm tones and a wide vocal range, Verdi realized the mezzo's potential - with exciting consequences.
5 December 2014
Curses, seduction and murder are just the tip of the iceberg.
3 October 2014
The city has an important association with the art form that reaches from I due Foscari to Death in Venice.