Life on the Moon (English Touring Opera)

ETO launches its autumn tour - at Hackney Empire - with a rarely-performed Haydn opera

Xerxes (London Coliseum)

Nicholas Hytner's ageless production of Handel's delicious comic opera returns in a strongly-cast revival

Rinaldo (Glyndebourne)

Robert Carsen takes the Crusades into the classroom as one of Handel's most tuneful operas is revived

Joshua Hopkins - Glyndebourne's new Argante

'Colm Wilkinson in Les Misérables is the reason I discovered I could sing'

Rodelinda (ENO)

Fine musicianship, but an ill-judged production of Handel's opera makes for a disappointing night at Coliseum

Agrippina (Snape)

This new production at Snape Maltings completes English Touring Opera's baroque opera tour