Gerard Jones, opera director: 'Not angry, just gagging'
The director of La Tragédie de Carmen for the Royal Opera: "I'm old-school"
ENO Chorus and Orchestra lead the Olivier opera nominations
Awards beckon for the beleaguered St Martin's Lane company
Michael Coveney: Will Mike Leigh's Pirates save the ENO?
The legendary director's new production got a muted critical reception but is a much-needed popular success
Fergus Linehan: 'I want people to know what the Edinbugh International Festival stands for'
The new EIF director tells Michael Coveney about his inaugural programme and vision for the festival's future