German soprano Diana Damrau discusses her role as Lucia di Lammermoor
Sir Antonio Pappano prepares for the Royal Opera's new production of Puccini's La Bohème.
Frances Fyfield's series of forensic musical discovery returns with Mozart's Don Giovanni.
It's 1711, and an opera premiere by Handel is about to set a new course for British opera.
Howard Goodall and Suzy Klein discuss Lascia ch’io pianga from Handel's Rinaldo.
Opera director John Copley CBE reflects on his lifelong relationship with La Boheme.
Frances Fyfield music series returns with a look at the manuscript of Verdi's La Traviata.
Robert Hollingworth explores the musical ideas of Monteverdi's L'Orfeo.
Howard Goodall and Suzy Klein discuss Monteverdi's L'Orfeo.
Howard Goodall and Suzy Klein discuss Dove Sono from Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro.
Stephen Johnson explores the depiction of character and drama in The Marriage of Figaro.
Nicholas Hytner talks to Mark Lawson about Mozart's opera The Marriage of Figaro
The tenor, baritone & conductor Plácido Domingo on his return to the Royal Opera House
Catherine Bott explores Puccini's La Boheme.
Frances Fyfield's latest series of musical explorations concludes with Puccini's La Boheme
A celebration of the autographed manuscript of Puccini's masterpiece, Madame Butterfly.
Frances Fyfield is in Milan to explore the manuscript of Puccini's last opera Turandot.
Charles Hazlewood explores Rossini's comic opera style.
The series celebrating music manuscripts returns with Rossini's The Barber of Seville.
Amanda Roocroft explores the impact of Madame Butterfly in performance and popular culture
Howard Goodall and Suzy Klein discuss Addio del passato from Verdi's La Traviata.
Stephen Johnson and the BBC SO consider Verdi's opera Otello.
Stephen Johnson explores the ideas and music behind Verdi's Rigoletto.