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Royal Opera

Translating an opera into English is a major responsibility, according to librettist Amanda Holden, as it can make or break the flow. A translator...

The director known for her interpretations of Shakespeare, Bertolt Brecht, Henrik Ibsen and Benjamin Britten has seamlessly bridged the worlds of theatre and opera...

This year welcomed a new 400-seat opera house at Nevill Holt, where the resident company staged successful productions of Figaro and Antony McDonald’s Powder...

In the third part of Wagner’s Ring, which concentrates on the adventures of young Siegfried, there remain production elements that puzzle in the Royal...

As the Royal Opera House prepares to let the public into its redeveloped spaces, chief executive Alex Beard tells George Hall why he is...

Mark-Anthony Turnage’s new opera Coraline represents a departure for its 57-year-old composer. Its source is a multi-award-winning children’s novella by Neil Gaiman, previously turned into...

Mountains: The Dreams of Lily Kwok – Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester Based on Helen Tse’s memoir Sweet Mandarin, In-Sook Chappell’s new play charts the life of...

Interest in stage apprenticeships has never been greater, with more than 30 applicants for every vacancy. As National Apprentice Week ends, Nick Smurthwaite talks...

This year, the Royal Ballet’s Marianela Nunez celebrates two decades with the company, most of them as principal. Here’s a ballerina at the peak...
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