Podcast: Der Rosenkavalier

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It’s just over a hundred years since Richard Strauss and his librettist Hugo von Hofmannsthal premiered the cheekily comedic Der Rosenkavalier in Dr… Read more

Podcast: Hipermestra

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Cavalli’s Hipermestra, has taken over three hundred and fifty years to find its way to a UK stage. Premiered in 1658, the only other professional p… Read more

Podcast: La traviata

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Verdi’s La traviata – one of the greatest love stories ever told in opera and a work of such enduring power that it draws audiences and perfor… Read more

Podcast: Billy Budd

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As part of the celebrations of Britten’s centenary year, Peggy Reynolds explores one of his best-loved works – Billy Budd. With contributi… Read more