Andrea Chénier (Grand Theatre, Leeds - tour)
Opera North scores a triumph with Annabel Arden's lean, intelligent staging
Sam Brown - 'the lens of interpretation'
The director of WNO's The Barber of Seville on heroes, chair-throwers and opera in English
The Magic Flute (London Coliseum)
Simon McBurney's Complicite Mozart returns to English National Opera in a joyous revival
Michael Crawford to star in The Go-Between
The stage and screen actor returns to the stage in the musical adaptation of the novel
The Devil Inside (Peacock Theatre and tour)
RL Stevenson's sinister tale becomes a spellbinding new opera
L'Étoile (Royal Opera House)
Chabrier's comic opera makes its first appearance at Covent Garden
Samuel Sakker - operatic supersub
The tenor looks back on a memorable La traviata and anticipates Chabrier's L'Étoile.
Found and Lost (Corinthia Hotel, London)
A novel operatic journey through a busy London hotel
La traviata (Royal Opera House)
The latest revival of The Royal Opera's crowd-puller is wonderfully cast
Tosca (Royal Opera House)
Jonathan Kent's perennial production returns in a sub-par revival