BBC Programme Antonio Pappano
Opera Italia - Viva Verdi
Antonio Pappano looks at the importance of Verdi to the history of Italian opera.
Opera's Fallen Women
How composers have used female characters to explore society's attitudes to women.
Placido Domingo in Simon Boccanegra
Placido Domingo sings baritone in the title role of Verdi's opera, from Covent Garden.