‘Julius Caesar’, Handel’s masterpiece, has been pulling in the crowds in the extraordinary setting of the ‘Opéra Royal’ in Versailles.
The ‘Musica’ bonus includes a few excerpts from our interview with conductor Sir John Eliot Gardiner and stage director Dan Jemmett.
Der Freischütz – ‘The Freeshooter’ - is Carl Maria von Weber’s masterpiece and is considered the model for German Romantic opera. However, it is
The ‘Musica’ bonus includes an excerpt (in Spanish) from our interview with Plácido Domingo.
As the artist also manages two opera houses, he
With a career spanning 50 years, 3,500 performances in more than 130 roles, there is no doubting Plácido Domingo’s place in the annals of operatic
Here are a few extra excerpts from our interviews with composer Mark-Anthony Turnage and Antonio Pappano, Music Director at the Royal Opera House in
Her life was a soap opera, played out in courtrooms and on the pages of gossip magazines. The world was fascinated by Anna Nicole Smith: her plastic
To the delight of her many fans Cecilia Bartoli is back, with her dramatic personality and enchanting voice. She plays Countess Adèle in Rossini’s
Here are a few extra excerpts from our interview with the American soprano Renée Fleming. She speaks about her decade-long experience of singing
For almost two decades London’s Royal Opera House has not set foot in Japan. Now it is back in Yokohama and Tokyo, showing, among others, Verdi’s La
Please find some extra interview excerpts with the London Royal Opera House’s Antonio Pappano and soprano Ermonela Jaho.
A spectacular production of Aida, directed by Franco Zeffirelli, has closed this year’s opera season at the Arena in Verona, the biggest open air
Here are a few extra excerpts from our interview with Italian opera singer Amerilli Nizza.
Here are a few extra excerpts from our interview with conductor Riccardo Muti and with mezzo-soprano Elisabeth Kulman.
Ninety years old this year it may be, but the Salzburg Festival remains as fit as a fiddle.
Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice is among the operas
Here are some extra excerpts from our interview with Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo. He tells us more about his life and his upcoming projects.
Plácido Domingo needs the stage like air to breath.
The Spanish tenor is no stranger to London’s Royal Opera House. He is a regular performer there
Here are a few extra excerpts from our interviews with the great Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo
and some of the winners of his competition Operalia.
Milan, La Scala and Plácido Domingo – all together for Operalia, the prestigious world opera competition.
It was founded by the legendary Spanish
Here are a few extra excerpts from our interview with Welsh bass-baritone Bryn Terfel, now performing in Verdi’s “Falstaff” at Monte-Carlo Opera
It’s another major cultural event for Monte-Carlo. At the famous Opera House, in the building shared with the legendary Casino, a new production of
Even when hard at work rehearsing, Cecilia Bartoli lives up to her nickname ‘La Gioiosa,’ the joyful one.
Eight million record sales put her among
La Scala in Milan is the most famous opera house in the world thanks to its extraordinary history. The revolutionary composer Giuseppe Verdi worked
Here are some extra excerpts from our interview with Stéphane Lissner, La Scala General Manager and Artistic Director, about his experience at the