David Pountney

Review: From the House of the Dead (Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff)
Janáček's dark and devastating opera brilliantly revived by WNO
Review: Khovanshchina (Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff)
Mussorgsky's great historical opera in an ambitious revival by WNO
Review: Hansel and Gretel (Leeds Grand Theatre and tour)
Opera North's creatively dazzling reinvention of a much-loved family opera
Review: Simplicius Simplicissimus (The Lilian Baylis Theatre)
A belated UK premiere for Hartmann's opera of war and inhumanity
Review: The Nose (Royal Opera House)
Shostakovich's satirical comic opera reaches the Covent Garden stage for the first time
International Opera Awards 2016: a long, long shortlist
UK talent looms large as the IOA surveys the world
Figaro Forever (Wales Millennium Centre and tour)
As well as The Barber of Seville and The Marriage of Figaro, WNO presents a brand new Figaro opera
Sam Brown - 'the lens of interpretation'
The director of WNO's The Barber of Seville on heroes, chair-throwers and opera in English
Carlo Rizzi: 'It's my 97th opera'
The Italian maestro on singers, directors, Bellini's bel canto and his loyalty to WNO
Pelléas et Mélisande (Wales Millennium Centre - tour)
A many-layered new production of Debussy's mysterious romance from Welsh National Opera