Eugene Onegin

The Best (and Worst) of Opera in 2016
Our critic doles out bouquets and brickbats as he reviews the year in opera
Will Tuckett, kicking off the lycra
The dancer and choreographer is directing L'italiana in Algeri for Garsington Opera
Eugene Onegin (Royal Opera House)
Tchaikovsky's romantic opera in an impeccably cast, brilliantly conducted revival
Carmen (Royal Opera House)
A fast-paced if uneven revival of Bizet's crowd-pleasing tunefest
The Queen of Spades (London Coliseum)
Edward Gardner ends his tenure at ENO with Tchaikovsky's tuneful chiller
Michael Coveney: Are books taking over the stage, and does it matter?
To mark World Book Day, our chief critic reflects on the influence of literature on contemporary theatre
Eugene Onegin (Barbican Theatre) - 'mordant, melancholy and beautiful'
Vakhtangov State Academic Theatre of Russia brings Pushkin's novel to the stage for the first time
Elizabeth Zharoff, ENO's Violetta: 'Jeez, I'm glad she's dead'
The Californian singer, dancer and video game composer on her career past, present and future
Hanna Hipp, Mozart mezzo
By Katherine Cooper
Rising singer currently on tour in Glyndebourne's scintillating La finta giardiniera
Zach Borichevsky discusses his UK debut for Glyndebourne Tour
On the road as Alfredo in Tom Cairns's staging of La Traviata, the up-and-coming American tenor discusses his career to date