Read our masterpiece guide to Puccini’s ‘Nessun Dorma’, one of the greatest tenor arias ever written, featuring Pavarotti’s immortal recording.
Today marks the anniversary of the first performance of The Three Tenors - one of the most successful and influential classical acts of modern times.
Who are the best sopranos of all time? Read and listen to our top 10 sopranos guide featuring old-school divas and today’s superstars.
Read our guide to the essential Pavarotti and Donizetti operas including ‘La Fille Du Regiment’, ‘L’Elisir D’Amore’ and ‘Lucia Di Lammermoor’.
Lise Davidsen is the first operatic soprano to debut at No. 1 in the UK Classical Charts with her self-titled album of Strauss and Wagner songs.
Previously unreleased music and superstar duets with artists including Bono and Andrea Bocelli featured on ‘Pavarotti’ soundtrack and ‘The Greatest Hits’.
Read our guide to the essential Pavarotti and Verdi operas, a match made in heaven, featuring ‘Rigoletto’, ‘Il Trovatore’, ‘La Traviata’ and ‘Aida’.
Stravinsky is one of the greatest composers of the 20th century – the best Stravinsky works feature 10 masterpieces including ‘The Rite Of Spring’.
Richard Wagner was a radical opera composer – the best Wagner works feature 10 masterpieces including ‘The Ring Cycle’ and 'Tristan Und Isolde'.
Pavarotti is principally associated with only a handful of composers and prime among them is Puccini – read our guide to their essential operas.
Want to know where to start with opera? Read our Best Operas guide featuring the top 10 most popular operas ever written.
The world’s most beloved soprano, Renée Fleming, releases her new album ‘Lieder’, spanning six decades of German song, on 14 June.
Puccini was one of the greatest composers of Italian opera - the best Puccini works feature 10 masterpieces including ‘La Bohème’.
Essential recordings from the first decade of Pavarotti’s 45 year recording career with Decca – an era of Puccini, Donizetti and Verdi.
With a world-beating roster of opera singers including Pavarotti, Bartoli, Fleming and Sutherland, why not take a listen to some of Decca Classics favourite moments in Opera?