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Wagner's spell-binding epic story of gods, mortals, love and power is told over five years, with casting and dates still to come
A new-look theatre welcomes audiences safely for Mozart, Verdi, Janacek and romantic Mascagni
Monthly music and drama sessions for pre-school children that are fun for all the family
Leading Londoners on the arts scene share their favourite music with us, and there's something for every mood in these 12 pieces
Symphony concerts that open up new horizons, operas that take audiences to another realm .... trust music to transport us out of daily life and make a world of difference
The Russian secret service officer poisoned in his adopted home of London is at the heart of a new opera inspired by his career, marriage and assassination
Celebrate the musical giants who transformed British music-making with 10 of our favourite musical influencers
Covent Garden opens its winter season with an audience favourite – Puccini's dramatic story with a deadly twist, set in Rome
He should have spent the year on Broadway. But New York's loss is London's gain... The award-winning actor talks about changed plans, a musical journey and setting up home
World-class audiences perform to small audiences, opera goes live, and The Gruffalo gets a musical make-over
As the nights draw in, an evening at home with the world's finest singers and players is more appealing than ever. For our favourites, click on 'read more'
Verdi, Mozart, Rossini and Janacek welcome back live audiences for the summer festival – and the gardens should be lovelier than ever
An operatic Italian double bill, a fresh take on a classic, and dance of intoxicating beauty are highlights from Covent Garden
Rossini, Tchaikovsky, Handel and Richard Strauss operas are planned for the summer, with dates and casts to be announced. But keep room in your diary from May to August
Puccini, Verdi and Rimsky-Korsakov operas are joined by a daring new commission as the Surrey country house sets its sights on a full summer season next year
The virtual festival of the arts continues with new relays of opera, classical music and documentaries, plus theatre and visual art
Wednesday Watch is your new weekly classical music appointment. Catch old favourites and new music recorded at London's innovative venue
Magnificent music-making goes on, thanks to digital concerts, individual players and glimpses behind the scenes. It's the perfect time to get to know the best ensembles in the capital
The natural world has never looked lovelier, and it has inspired generations of composers who bring its splendour indoors
First staging of a remarkable find – a never-performed opera by the much-loved and highly spiritual composer
Joyful music-making to mark the festival and lift the spirits, as musicians derive infinite inspiration from the Easter story and from the act of making and enjoying music together
Relive summer 2017 with Mozart's sparkling opera and an all-star cast, now available online at any time
The world's greatest artists come to you via the classical music specialists who really know their way around
Armchair travel to Verona or St Petersburg with the world's greatest singers, players and dancers. Free for one month, Marquee TV has seats in every house
After the government advice to avoid large gatherings to reduce the spread of Covid-19, theatres and arts venues all around London have closed
Booking is open for one of London's favourite summer opera seasons. This year, Ponchielli, Puccini and a world premiere, plus a tune-packed musical
Friends, colleagues and inveterate music-makers, the great German tenor and Covent Garden conductor give a recital of favourite pieces
The Easter story told in song, a Handel rarity and Messiah, performed by top artists in churches and concert halls
Composer Gerald Barry on discovering books and music, and two forthcoming Royal Opera House productions
Beethoven, Handel and Poulenc operas are given new productions, plus revivals
A fiery triple bill, a guest appearance by Scottish Ballet, and tragedies by Janacek, Strauss and two Italian masters. Booking opens 9AM, Wed 29 Jan
It's never too early to get into music, and it comes naturally to kids. Here are the best events for musical adventures they'll never forget