Episode 38 - Opera Film Club


Guests: Sophie Gilpin and Louise Garner

Film: Falling for Figaro - Netflix


Episode 37


Guests: Michael Betteridge and Emma Black

Interview: Emma Bell and Nicky Spence


Episode 36 - Live Recording


Guests: Dr Jenny Daniels, Dr Andy King, Dr Kara McKechnie

Topic: British Operatic History

Episode 35


Guests: Helen Harrison and Ben Crick

Interview: Natalya Romaniw

Hidden Gem: 'Midsummer Marriage' Tippett

Episode 34


Guests: Sophie Gilpin and Lea Katherine Shaw

Interview: Oliver Gooch and Michael Volpe (Iford Arts)

Hidden Gem: 'The Wreckers' Ethel Smyth

Episode 33


Interviews: Stephen Langridge (Glyndebourne) James Clutton (Opera Holland Park) and Polly Graham (Longborough Festival Opera)

Episode 32


Guests: Helen Harrison and Emma Black

Hidden Gem: 'Tremonisha' Scott Joplin

Episode 31


Interview: David Greed

Episode 30


Guests: Michael Betteridge and Lea Katherine Shaw

Interview: Emily Gottlieb and Genevieve Raghu (Opera UK)

Hidden Gem: ‘Babel 46’, Montsalvatge

Episode 29


Guests: Helen Harrison and Freya Wynn-Jones

Interviews: Annelise Miskimmon (English National Opera, James Conway (English Touring Opera) and Rachael Hewer (Vopera)

Episode 28 - Live recording


Guests: Peter Brathwaite, Emma Black and Olivia Clarke

Topic: The Future of Opera

Episode 27


Interviews: Antonia Bain (Scottish Opera), Ella Marchment (Opera Harmony), Amy Lane (Copenhagen Opera Festival), Nicola Candlish (British Youth Opera) and Richard Farnes

Episode 26


Interview: Daniel Oren

Episode 25


Guests: Laura Attridge and Nicola Candlish

Interview: Wasfi Kani

Hidden Gem: ‘La Vin Herbe’, Martin

Episodes 23 & 24 - Extra


Topic: Behind the scenes at the Glyndebourne Opera Cup held in March 2020

Episode 22 - Extra


Topic: Behind the scenes at the Royal Opera House's new production of Handel's Susanna

Episode 21


Guests: Chris Pelly and Lorna James

Interview: Elizabeth Llewelyn

Hidden Gem: ‘Thomas and Sally’, Arne

Episode 20 - Extra


Topic: Alison Buchanan of Pegasus Opera about the challenges facing BAME singers

Episode 19


Guests: Ben Crick and Helen Harrison

Interview: Stuart Stratford

Hidden Gem: ‘The Taming of the Shrew’, Giannini

Episode 18


Guests: Chris Pelly and Michael Betteridge

Interview: Sarah Hopwood

Hidden Gem: ‘The Christmas Elf’, Pfitzner

Episode 17


Guests: Ben Crick and Emma Black

Interview: Gerald Finley

Hidden Gem: ‘Der Wildschutz’, Lorzting

Episode 16


Guests: Helen Harrison and Chris Pelly

Interview: Justin Kim

Hidden Gem: ‘La Reine de Chypre’, Halévy

Episode 15


Guests: Ben Crick

Interview: Stuart Murphy (ENO)

Hidden Gem: ‘The Original Chinese Conjuror’, Yiu/Warren

Episode 14 - Live Recording


Guests: Ella Marchment, John Savournin and Guy Withers

Topic: UK Opera Festivals

Episode 13 - Operalia Special


Guest: Louise Garner


Episode 12


Guests: Emma Black and Helen Harrison

Interview: John Andrews

Hidden Gem: ‘Taming of the Shrew’, Goetz

Episode 11


Guests: Matthew Eberhardt and Lorna James

Interviews: Katie Bray (Singer) and Emily Gottleib (National Opera Studio)

Hidden Gem: ‘Aleko’, Rachmaninoff

Episodes 6 - 10 Cardiff Singer of the World Specials


Guests: Ben Crick, Chris Pelly, Lorna James, Louise Garner

Interview: Episode 10 Adriana Gonzales

Episode 5


Guests: Sophie Gilpin and Ben Crick

Hidden Gem: ‘Jessonda’, Spohr

Episode 4


Guest: Freya Wynn-Jones

Interview: Izzy Pitman (NSOS)

Hidden Gem: ‘Notre Dame’, Schmidt

Episode 3


Guests: Ben Crick and John Savournin

Interview: Polly Graham

Hidden Gem: ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’, Previn

Episode 2


Guests: Lorna James and Emma Black

Interview: Sian Edwards

Hidden Gem: ‘Merlin’, Albeniz

Episode 1


Guest: Ben Crick

Hidden Gem: ‘Hochzeit des Camacho’, Mendelssohn