Wednesday 11th October

The Legends of Opera 12x60 includes such stars as Luciano Pavarotti, Maria Callas, Joan Sutherland and Plácido Domingo.

Filming will take place at some of the world’s greatest opera houses including London’s Royal Opera House and La Scala in Milan.

The series, in pre-production, will feature contributions from some of Opera’s leading artists, critics, producers and directors, along with classic performance archive from Opera Houses around the world.

Sky’s Jack Oliver said “Sky’s passion for classical music remains as strong as ever. Opera is an essential ingredient for Sky Arts full of Passion, inspiration and celebration. We are delighted to collaborate with 3DD on this new and exciting documentary series.

3DD ‘s Executive Producer Dominic Saville said, “This is rare opportunity to celebrate these timeless and iconic artists. Their music and their stories continue to captivate audiences worldwide”