Lucio Gallo discusses his roles in the Royal Opera's new il Trittico
Italian baritone Lucio Gallo has a celebrated career that spans over two decades. He made his Royal Opera debut in the early 90s as Mozart’s Figaro and has recently added heavier roles to his
We chat to Anthony Michaels-Moore about his illustrious career
British baritone Anthony Michaels-Moore has not only enjoyed a rich and varied operatic career at home, but has been in demand in most of the world’s top international houses as well including
Joyce DiDonato shall go the Ball!
Joyce DiDonato is one of the most in-demand mezzo-sopranos of her generation. Equally at home on the concert platform as the opera house, we’ve been hugely privileged in London to see her freq
Susan Bickley discusses Two Boys
Mezzo-soprano Susan Bickley is one of this country’s most distinguished singing-actresses, whose broad repertoire encompasses everything from Purcell and Monteverdi to Birtwistle, Benjamin and A
Sir Mark Elder Pays Tribute to Sir Charles Mackerras
By Editorial Staff
English National Opera’s current Music Director Edward Gardner will be joined by two former holders of the post on Sunday in paying tribute to yet another, the late Sir Charles Mackerras, at a s
Ben Heppner Talks About Peter Grimes And The Rake’s Progress
By Editorial Staff
When Canadian tenor Ben Heppner opens in his second run of the Willy Decker production of Peter Grimes at the Royal Opera House next week, he will still not have met the director.  Such
Brindley Sherratt on working with Dmitri Tcherniakov
Brindley Sherratt is about to make his debut as Fiesco in ENO’s new staging of Verdi’s Simon Boccanegra by the Russian ‘wunderkind’ director Dmitri Tcherniakov. Over t
Juha Uusitalo discusses his Royal Opera debut
Finnish baritone Juha Uusitalo is one of today’s greatest exponents of the roles of Wagner. He has sung the title role in The Flying Dutchman over ninety times in fourteen different pro
Simon Keenlyside discusses Macbeth
Simon Keenlyside is relaxed when we meet in his dressing room at The Royal Opera House, despite his left arm being immobilised following some serious ongoing muscle repair. Given that he is one of t
Iestyn Davies talks about his life as a countertenor
Iestyn Davies is that rare breed of countertenor who refuses to be pigeonholed into any one particular musical niche, is as happy on the concert platform as he is on the operatic stage, and has garn