Royal Opera

Andrea Chénier (Royal Opera House)

Giordano's opera of the French Revolution returns to Covent Garden in a conventional new staging

Rachel Kelly, rising mezzo

The ROH Young Artist looks forward to appearing in Orfeo at the Roundhouse

Opera review of the year

Our opera editor takes a personal look back at the UK scene in 2014

Vote in the WhatsOnStage Opera Poll 2014/15

The shortlist has been revealed, so get voting!

Tristan und Isolde (Royal Opera House)

Christof Loy's 2009 production revived for the first time with a superlative cast

Stephen Gould, Covent Garden's Tristan

From Les Mis to the Ring, the American Heldentenor has sung them all

Opera - when directors rule

The phenomenon known in German as Regietheater should be celebrated, not vilified

L'elisir d'amore (Royal Opera House)

Grigolo and Terfel headline a classy revival of this Covent Garden favourite

Lucy Crowe discusses her glittering career

British soprano Lucy Crowe is one of opera's brightest stars. We caught up with her as she prepares to sing Adina with The Royal Opera

Idomeneo (Royal Opera House)

Mozart's opera seria comes startlingly alive in a controversial new production at Covent Garden