Opera Features

WhatsOnStage Opera competition - win two tickets to Glyndebourne!
By Mark Valencia · 7 Jul 2014 · London

@WOSOpera celebrates the launch of its Twitter account with the chance to win two tickets to the UK's premier opera festival

Glyndebourne on screen
By Mark Valencia and Keith McDonnell · 23 Jun 2014 · London

80 glorious years doubly celebrated - on TV by BBC4 and in a new DVD

Britten in the Park - a company first
By Mark Valencia · 22 Jun 2014 · London

Opera Holland Park stages The Turn of the Screw alongside its customary Puccini and Bellini

Glyndebourne - then and now
By Mark Valencia · 16 May 2014 · London

As the new Glyndebourne season begins, we place this year's 80th anniversary programme in its historical context

Rehearsal Pics: Glyndebourne's Eugene Onegin
By Rosie Bannister · 9 May 2014 · Brighton

We take a look into the rehearsal room of the show, part of this year's Festival at Glyndebourne

Opera North announces 2014-15 season
By Ron Simpson · 8 May 2014 · Leeds

New season promises a broad range of old & new work including a new production of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro and a revival of Smetana's The Bartered Bride.

Peter Grimes at La Scala, Milan
By Keith McDonnell · 26 Jan 2014 · London

Richard Jones takes an uncompromising view of Britten's greatest opera in his La Scala staging, which is now available on DVD and Blu-Ray.

Voting open in 2013/2014 WhatsOnStage Opera Poll
By Mark Valencia · 18 Dec 2013 · London

The nominations are in, and voting is now open in the 2013/2014 Opera Poll!

The Royal Opera - coming to a cinema near you
By Mark Valencia · 19 Sep 2013 · London
A scene from Turandot by Giacomo Puccini @ Royal Opera HouseTristram Kenton So opera is the plaything of the élite? Try telling that to movie-goers. It never ...
Grimes gets the big screen treatment
By Mark Valencia · 4 Sep 2013 · London

The most talked-about celebration of composer Benjamin Britten's centenary arrives in UK cinemas. Take a sou'wester