15 June 2016
Join director David Bösch and conductor Gianandrea Noseda as they explore the music and history of Verdi’s great Romantic opera.
13 June 2016
With distinctive warm tones and a wide vocal range, Verdi realized the mezzo's potential - with exciting consequences.
18 May 2016
Our quick introduction to a thrilling masterpiece which features some of its composer's most powerful music.
16 May 2016
Best Conductor Gianandrea Noseda and Best Male Singer Gregory Kunde both appear in The Royal Opera's new production of Il trovatore.
26 April 2016
Newly announced programme includes six Royal Opera and six Royal Ballet productions screened live in cinemas across the world.
19 November 2015
Composers have long experimented with different ways of giving a sense of community, often using the chorus to highly dramatic effect.
29 October 2015
Death finds an entirely new expression in Georg Friedrich Haas’s new opera Morgen und Abend.
23 June 2015
How one vocal experiment revolutionized operatic vocal writing, and what audiences expected from the art form's leading men.
21 May 2015
The composer of La traviata, Macbeth and Otello consolidated and innovated the opera of his time.