23 January 2018
'I find the skill of Strauss is awesome, it’s frightening how he paints those pictures with his music.'
17 January 2018
Conductor Alexander Joel reveals the musical secrets of one of the repertory's best known works.
16 January 2018
A quick guide to Richard Strauss's taboo-breaking and deliciously decadent opera.
23 May 2017
As the Shakespearean opera returns to the stage, Antonio Pappano reveals what makes the piece 'an Everest'.
18 May 2017
Why did Liszt abandon a life of wild excess to forge a radical (and risky) new path?
16 May 2017
This riveting and sonorous duet for two basses sees two great forces face-off for who shall have ultimate power.
25 April 2017
Top music videos prove that ballet can enrich a range of sounds and elevate songs to a whole new level.
5 April 2017
Details of The Royal Opera’s 2017/18 Season have been announced.
27 March 2017
The opera about a heartbroken Japanese geisha will be conducted by Music Director of The Royal Opera Antonio Pappano and star Ermonela Jaho.
15 March 2017
Albanian soprano Ermonela Jaho discusses her upcoming role as Cio-Cio-San in Puccini’s beautiful opera.