The Opera Hour – series 4/episode 16

Opera singer Richard Scott explores opera through the prism of various themes. Today: a pocket guide to opera. Richard is joined by writer and critic Rupert Christiansen to talk about his new book “The Faber Pocket Guide to Opera.” Christiansen will also be sharing some of his favourite ever operatic moments and talking about the role of the critic in modern artistic society.

Originally broadcast on 1st May 2014