How changing singing styles made the heroes of such operas as Guillaume Tell sound more dangerous.
News and features regarding ‘La Fille du régiment by Laurent Pelly’
- 30 April 2015
- 10 March 2014
March sees an exceptional release from Juan Diego Flórez and two brilliant Jonas Kaufmann recordings.
- 5 March 2014
The Peruvian tenor tells BBC Radio 3 about his changing voice, approaches to rehearsals and his charitable work.
- 4 March 2014
What did you think of Donizetti's charming comedy?
- 1 March 2014
A look at the surprising influence Donizetti's charming opéra comique had on 19th-century Italian opera.
- 26 February 2014
We explore Tonio's beautifully lyrical aria from Donizetti's opera La Fille du régiment.
- 25 February 2014
A quick guide to Donizetti's exuberant comedy.
- 18 February 2014
Legendary soprano to celebrate her 70th birthday performing in the first opera she saw at Covent Garden.
- 3 October 2013
Much-loved soprano to play - and sing - the role of Nellie Melba, a pioneering Victorian opera singer.
- 23 September 2013
The acclaimed director on extending his involvement to design, his creative process and working with starry casts.
- 8 July 2013
A look at a grand tradition of tragedy and tribulation, where the parents are more likely to be delinquent than their progeny.