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: Saul

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An ageing King is driven to murderous intent by the youthful heroisms of David, he of giant-slaying fame. The setting is ancient Israel but the story … 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: Ravel Double Bill

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Peggy Reynolds gives an introduction to two of the early twentieth century’s most intriguing operas, Maurice Ravel’s L’heure espagnole and L’e… Read more