14 February 2018
A quick guide to Christopher Wheeldon's captivating ballet adaptation of Shakespeare's compelling play.
22 December 2017
A quick guide to Monteverdi’s action-packed opera, based on one of the oldest stories in the world.
15 December 2017
A quick guide to this cinematic opera, packed with memorable tunes and propelled by a thriller-like plot.
23 March 2017
Our quick guide to Puccini's heartbreaking opera.
14 March 2017
Richard Wagner’s magnificent quintet – arguably his greatest ensemble – radiantly celebrates love and art.
2 March 2017
Our quick introduction to The Royal Ballet’s mixed programme of compelling contemporary ballet.
24 February 2017
Our quick introduction to Richard Wagner’s glorious, profound comedy The Mastersingers of Nuremberg, on the role of the artist.
19 January 2017
Cilea writes a fiery, impassioned aria for his villainess – proof that in opera, even baddies can be pitiable.
21 December 2016
What makes Strauss's trio for female voice so powerful that the composer requested it be played at his funeral?
12 November 2016
Our quick guide to Wayne McGregor's first full-length ballet for The Royal Ballet, inspired by the writings of Virginia Woolf.