Calixto Bieito

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
The Force of Destiny (London Coliseum)
A new star shines in English National Opera's sombre staging of La forza del destino
Justina Gringyte - from Carmen to Carmen
After a triumph at ENO, the mezzo soprano brings her signature role to Scottish Opera
Carmen (London Coliseum)
ENO's first revival of Spanish director Calixto Bieito's richly flavoured production
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
Exciting years ahead at ENO and ROH
Glaring repertoire gaps will be filled at the Coliseum and Covent Garden
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
Opera - when directors rule
The phenomenon known in German as Regietheater should be celebrated, not vilified
Fidelio (English National Opera)
Maverick director Calixto Bieito is back at the Coliseum for another pop at a classic. This time he has Beethoven in his sights.