Sir Mark Elder

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.
Chris Addison, opera star
The comedian prepares to make his Royal Opera debut
Il barbiere di Siviglia (Royal Opera House)
By Katherine Cooper
Caurier & Leiser's primary-coloured staging of Rossini's The Barber of Sevllle returns to the Royal Opera's repertoire
Sir Mark Elder - knight on a mission
The conductor of Il barbiere di Siviglia for the Royal Opera waxes lyrical about his career, past and future
Wozzeck (Royal Opera)
Alban Berg's darker-than-dark adaptation of Büchner's Woyzeck makes a musically incandescent return to Covent Garden