Peter Hoare

Review: Kát'a Kabanova (Opera Holland Park)
Moody, magnificent and terrible, OHP's 2009 production of Janáček's opera returns.
Review: Jenůfa (West Horsley Place)
Grange Park Opera revives WNO's long-lived Katie Mitchell production
Jenůfa (London Coliseum)
ENO revives one of its greatest successes to close a troubled season in triumph
Lucia di Lammermoor (Royal Opera House)
Katie Mitchell's conceptually interesting production is a mitigated success
Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (London Coliseum)
English National Opera launches its season with Shostakovich's operatic shocker
Falstaff (Royal Opera House)
Covent Garden revives its jolly '50s production of Verdi's farewell to opera
The Queen of Spades (London Coliseum)
Edward Gardner ends his tenure at ENO with Tchaikovsky's tuneful chiller
The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (Royal Opera House)
Kurt Weill's operatic collaboration with Bertolt Brecht makes it to Covent Garden at last
Andrea Chénier (Royal Opera House)
Giordano's opera of the French Revolution returns to Covent Garden in a conventional new staging