Katy Perry Verdi dress

This Verdi-embroidered dress is basically the most beautiful gown ever

Singing painter John Pierce

This painter singing Verdi and Puccini will make you smile and also cry

Aida musical cancelled

Bristol University theatre cancels Aida over ‘racial diversity’

old lady soprano sings verdi

Fausta Truffa, the old lady who sings Verdi with more joy than singers half her age

piano squeak

This guy turned a piano squeak into something quite beautiful

Bridgewater Hall

Pay what you like and bring in your beer – legendary UK orchestra tears up the concert-going rulebook