Georg Friedrich Haas¹s new opera is a meditation on life as seen from beyond the grave
'Expect soundscapes, not harmonies', says the composer of his Covent Garden premiere.
It’s an elaborate, expensive staging, but Carlos Acosta’s choreography is derivative
Since when do drama and comedy have to be unbiased about the Europe referendum?
New 'national economic strategy' could see institutions such as the British Museum and the Royal Opera House moved away from London and the South East
Live theatre and series on writers and painters are waiting in the wings – with some familiar old faces
MPs tell Tony Hall to pay back £24,500 he received when he quit for Royal Opera House in 2001
It's a family affair at the Proms. The Latvian soprano Kristine Opolais, 33, will be conducted by her husband Andris Nelsons (both left) of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. She will perform Desdemona's “Willow Song” and “Ave Maria” from Act 3 of Verdi's 1887 opera Otello and Tatyana's letter scene from Tchaikovsky's 1879 opera Eugene Onegin.
Spanish opera singer Placido Domingo is in the UK today to receive the ceremonial Freedom of the City of London.
Tony Hall, the new BBC Director-General, has pledged to end a culture of excessive redundancy payments for executives and promised that he will not accept a pay-off if he fails in the post.
Do you have to be a diva to take on Tosca?
Rhythm & Hues Studios, one of America's best known effects companies, has worked on 145 films from Babe to Django Unchained
More than a decade after he missed out, Tony Hall hailed as man to revive the troubled corporation
The BBC has appointed Tony Hall - Lord Hall of Birkenhead - as the new Director General of the corporation.
Now that Keith Warner’s "Ring" has been re-launched in its entirety, we can judge it afresh. Like the first two "days" (reviewed last week) the second two contain much to enjoy, if also some disappointments, plus some technical hitches which should have been sorted out in dress rehearsal - notably the stuffed stag with its antlers caught on the overhanging 'sky', thus sabotaging Siegfried’s loveliest aria.
Jonathan Edwards believes Phillips Idowu may be relishing his chaotic build-up to the Olympics.