"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
"We laugh with Ariodante, we suffer, we cry with Ariodante."
"You have to become Superman, in the sense that you have to fly, literally."
"My parents got me out of bed in the middle of night to go and watch the landing"
Franck de Winne
Head of the European Astronaut Centre
"Our discovery reveals how small stars can be."
Master's Student, University of Cambridge
"MEPs don’t feel that they are doing anything which their constituents would care about."
Ex-UK parliament administrator
"All of us [...] must make sure that the local people are aware of [...] the partnership with the Chinese and they must benefit from every inch of what the Chinese people are bringing."
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