Tosca: a story of love, passion, hate and lust

May 25, 2017

A quick Q&A with Gianluca Marciano, Conductor of Tosca: How would you describe Tosca? It’s a story of love, passion, hate and lust that is everything inside, even a little political. It’s one of the masterpieces of Puccini and one of the most beloved titles for the public…

Jenufa: a story of passion, shame, love and jealousy

May 24, 2017

Standing alongside operatic titans like Tosca and Die Walküre, the lesser-known Jenufa has many of you (and many of us in the office) asking questions. To set the record straight, we asked Alice Clayton, our Artistic Administrator and a few cast members to describe our 2017 summer season’s understated gem…

Introducing Hanna-Liisa: Life of an opera singer

May 23, 2017

Starting a new opera contract is like the first day back at school; you turn up with your books in your bag, pencils at the ready, and prepared to face the new challenge ahead. One of the joys of returning to work at a company for the second time is that there are often others who have done the same…