Richard Farnes

Review: La traviata (Glyndebourne)
Tom Cairns revives his 2014 staging of Verdi's much-loved opera
Review: Il trovatore (Royal Opera House)
Verdi's dark drama returns to Covent Garden with a fourth cast, and they excel
Winners of 2017 Opera Poll announced
English Touring Opera wins the big vote; Mark Wigglesworth wins the big love
Review: Il trovatore (Royal Opera House)
A rapid return for Covent Garden's 2016 staging of Verdi's popular opera
Opera North to stage Kiss Me, Kate and Into the Woods
The new season also features a new opera starring Lesley Garrett and a full Ring Cycle
Opera review of the year
Our opera editor takes a personal look back at the UK scene in 2014
Remembering Richard Angas
By Ron Simpson
Stars of the lyric stage to turn out in force for a concert in honour of the loved, lamented operatic bass
La fanciulla del West (Opera North)
Saddle your horses! Puccini's spaghetti western is back on the trail