Mark Elder

Poliuto (Glyndebourne)
Donizetti's forgotten opera is a memorable first for the Glyndebourne Festival
Les Martyrs (Royal Festival Hall)
Donizetti's Parisian revamp of his earlier Poliuto in a triumphant resurrection by Opera Rara
La traviata (Glyndebourne)
Verdi's most popular opera, sensationally played and sung, crowns the 2014 Glyndebourne season
Glyndebourne's Billy Budd triumphs at BAM
Britten's seafaring opera makes a splash at New York's Brooklyn Academy of Music