Christopher Ainslie

Review: Giulio Cesare [Parts 1 & 2] (Hackney Empire and tour)
Rome meets Egypt as ETO performs Handel's lengthy opera across two evenings
Review: Semele (Garsington Opera, Wormsley Estate)
A magical new production of Handel's entertainment launches Garsington 2017
Saul (Glyndebourne - tour)
Glyndebourne's staging of Handel's oratorio earns five stars for a second time
The Coronation of Poppea (Opera North - tour)
By Ron Simpson
Monteverdi's amoral study of an immoral couple is given a knockout production by Opera North