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Hilarious opera set backstage at the rehearsals for – an opera. A welcome revival of Gerald Barry's comedy
Barrie Kosky's staging of Handel's opera is sure to be a hit, with Joyce DiDonato in the power-mad title role and an all-star cast
A powerful man who uses his status to seduce women looks as topical as ever, but he has met his match in Donna Anna
Massenet's romantic story of the doomed love of a passionate poet for a virtuous woman returns to Covent Garden in a visually arresting production
The founder of Culture Whisper shares her strategy for the future of the company and invites readers to play their part
Donizetti's comedy returns to Covent Garden in a production packed with visual humour as well as musical hi-jinks, and with a great comedic guest star
Spellbinding production of Benjamin Britten's opera is sung and staged to perfection
Women conductors make waves, the classics are refreshed by our leading orchestras, and opera goes from strength to strength
Mozart's comic opera returns to Covent Garden in the David McVicar production that has become a modern classic. The starry cast is led by Christian Gerhaher and Simon Keenlyside
On the eve of a royal wedding, a stranger tries to lighten the sombre mood of the princess bride, in Offenbach's tender opera, being given its first UK staging
Bass-baritone Bryn Terfel on villains and buffoons, an impending marriage, and hanging up his Hans Sachs boots
Lover, nobleman, scoundrel, liar, cheat... They all roll into one in the character of Don Giovanni, but morality will win the day in a new production by Michael Boyd
World-class stars, the cream of British talent and new productions promise a spectacular season
The larger-than-life character of Luciano Pavarotti came to define and transcend his operatic world. Director Ron Howard is bringing his story to the screen
In a season of new productions and revivals, the ones to pick now feature top directors interpreting music from across the centuries. Booking opens 10AM, Wed 24 April
The baritone star of Billy Budd on the hazards of being on stage, other roles he aspires to – and growing up with zebras
The lustrous soprano Natalya Romaniw on playing 'I Spy' in Ukrainian, the great opera heroines, and corsets
Seven new productions, four based on the Orpheus myth, and revivals of Bizet, Puccini and G&S
The dazzling Firebird, resourceful Figaro and memories of Fonteyn head up two months of top performances. Booking opens 9AM, Wed 3 April
Tchaikovsky, Verdi, Puccini and more sung by a host of top artists at London's own country house opera
Book now for Smetana, Mozart, Offenbach and Britten, in a season of romance, drama and comedy
Dvorak, Mozart, Rossini and more, plus a rarity directed by Fiona Shaw in a season that opens with a big Berlioz bang
Stand by for the hottest tickets in opera: this season's Glyndebourne booking opens to the public on 3 March. Here are the shows to catch
Tongue-in-cheek interpretation of Handel's heroic opera stars counter-tenor Tim Mead and Elizabeth DeShong
Mozart's magical opera of love, adventure and revenge, gets an exciting new look and first-class musical treatment
How much do you give up for love? So much that you are no longer the beloved person? That is the dilemma for the water nymph in Dvorák's traditional tale
The Cinderella fairy tale goes on a magical musical tour, with composer Jules Massenet and director Fiona Shaw
Some of the Royal Opera House’s top ballet and opera productions will be available for on-demand streaming for the first time through the digital streaming service Marquee.TV
London music has broken through barriers for centuries. Be the first to hear tomorrow's classics, with musicians who explore new soundworlds
The conductor on working in a foreign language, the Royal Opera family, and getting children into classical music
Tickets for the ROH hit-packed Spring period are now on sale. Here are some of the highlights
The soprano on composer Barbara Strozzi, keeping fit on stage, and her fantasy opera roles