Opera series on the BBC

A series focusing primarily on the world of Italian opera is currently running on BBC2, BBC4 and BBC Radio 3. The series includes films, documentaries and performances. Broadcast dates are available on the BBC website. Documentaries include:

What Makes a Great Tenor?
Opera Italia: The Triumph of Puccini
Pavarotti: A Life in Seven Arias
Gareth Goes To Glyndebourne
What Makes a Great Soprano?

Performances include:

Verdi: Aida
R Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier
Wagner: Tristan und Isolde
Handel: Tamerlano