"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
"Teníamos ganas de oír a la gente respirar aire nuevo y reír todos juntos"
"The huge amount of spatial debris that is generated is a real problem for active satellites."
Italian Space Agency
""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
It is the opera that turned Verdi into an international star. Ernani is a melodrama of love and jealousy, honour and revenge.
No fewer than three
The Salzburg Festival celebrates the bicentenary of Verdi’s birth with three of his operas: ‘Don Carlo’ is one of them – the longest, the most
In Istanbul – the city which stands at the crossroads of Asia and Europe – an orchestra has become a prominent element of its vibrant cultural scene
In this unedited footage Thomas Hampson discusses various contemporary issues: liberal arts education, digital revolution, globalisation, culture in
Vienna, the city of art and music par excellence, was recently the venue for Verdi’s ‘Simon Boccanegra’ performed at the Konzerthaus – the
In this unedited footage Thomas Hampson discusses Verdi’s musical language whilst his son-in-law tells of how much an Italian can learn on
It’s the essential rendez-vous for music lovers on Italian public radio: La Barcaccia, a satirical show on the world of opera.
Both cult and
It is one of the most popular operas in the world. More than 150 years after its premiere, Giuseppe Verdi’s masterpiece La Traviata still leaves both
Venice and Verdi: the inseparable. The city where such famous operas as Rigoletto or La Traviata premiered, and the great Italian composer, whose
Renowned British conductor tells us about the enriching experience of working with Italian soprano Desirée Rancatore, his love for La Fenice opera
Renée Fleming returns to one of her most celebrated roles as Desdemona in Verdi’s Otello.
It is currently on at New York’s Met, home to the