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Tom Randle returns as Ulysses for ENO/Young Vic
Whilst dance takes over the London Coliseum, ENO have decamped for their annual presentation south of the river in association with The Young Vic. Over the last few years they have enjoyed public an
Roberto Alagna discusses his glittering career
It’s almost 20 years since tenor Roberto Alagna burst onto the scene as an ardent Romeo in Gounod’s Romeo et Juiette at The Royal Opera and he’s been a regular visitor there
Director Stephen Barlow discusses The Carmelites
Stephen Barlow has become one of the most talked about opera directors within the last couple of years, primarily because of his radical reworking of Tosca at Opera Holland Park which, for wa
Soprano Sophie Bevan discusses The Mikado at ENO
Sophie Bevan is one of the most exciting young British singers to emerge in recent years. Equally at home on the lyric stage and the concert platform, she has garnered a wealth of rave reviews since
Tenor Stuart Skelton Talks About Parsifal
By Editorial Staff
London has been lucky with Stuart Skelton.  Two years ago, audiences witnessed his superlative performance as Peter Grimes in David Alden’s astonishing ENO production and before that he had
Michael Fabiano on working with Mike Figgis
American tenor Michael Fabiano is one of the most exciting young singers to emerge over the last few years. Despite still only being in his mid 20s, he’s already appeared at La Scala Milan, wo
Christopher Maltman
Christopher Maltman is one of this country’s most sought after baritones, having appeared with all the major opera houses in the world. I caught up with him at The Royal Opera House midway thr
The Revival Director
The revival director is one of the unsung heroes in the world of opera, but what exactly do they do and how do they re-create the work of another director? We asked Justin Way, who is responsible fo
Christine Rice discusses playing Hansel
This country has produced its fair share of internationally acclaimed mezzo-sopranos over the years, and Christine Rice is definitely one of the most exciting to appear in recent years. Equally at h
Christian Gerhaher discusses The Royal Opera's new Tannhäuser
You never know quite what to expect when you arrive at the Royal Opera House after a stage rehearsal, but on this occasion everyone looked rather dishevelled – the chorus was wielding machine