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.
13 September 2016
Join Kasper Holten, director Jan Philipp Gloger and conductor Semyon Bychkov for an exclusive glimpse of The Royal Opera's new production.
12 September 2016
From alien-blasting sci-fi to historical drama, opera has long soundtracked some of the silver screen's most memorable moments.
6 September 2016
Our quick introduction to Mozart and Da Ponte’s glorious opera on the nature of love.
19 August 2016
Planning your next holiday? Tour opera and ballet settings to experience the locations that inspired composers and choreographers.
15 July 2016
With more than 90 concerts over the course of eight weeks, it can be difficult to know where to start.
2 November 2015
Composers have long explored the gamut of vocal expression from a whisper to a scream.
2 October 2015
The acclaimed actor, director and writer explores Mozart’s dramatic genius and the unique qualities of The Marriage of Figaro.
14 September 2015
Mozart showcases his immense skill in depicting complex characters with this exquisite aria depicting Countess Almaviva’s inner torment.
2 September 2015
Opera is (perhaps justly) infamous for killing off its heroines – we look at some of the women who buck the trend.