OPERA


Interviews


Joshua Hopkins - Glyndebourne's new Argante
By Simon Thomas · 24 Jul 2014

'Colm Wilkinson in Les Misérables is the reason I discovered I could sing'

Royal Opera's John Fulljames on Quartett: 'This is an immersive, visceral experience'
By Keith McDonnell · 17 Jun 2014

John Fulljames discusses The Royal Opera's forthcoming staging of Quartett

Christiane Karg, Glyndebourne's Sandrina: 'It's like being part of a big family'
By Simon Thomas · 1 Jun 2014

Rising German soprano stars in Glyndebourne's first-ever staging of Mozart's 'La finta giardiniera'.

Sophie Koch, The Royal Opera's Mère Marie: 'To me, it is a highly spiritual experience'
By Keith McDonnell · 18 May 2014

The celebrated French mezzo sings Mère Marie in The Royal Opera's staging of Poulenc's Dialogues des Carmélites

How does Frederic Wake-Walker manage it?
By Mark Valencia · 15 May 2014

Working with two separate companies, the youthful director has a pair of very different operas on the stocks.

Tara Erraught, Glyndebourne's Octavian: 'This is a mezzo's dream come true'
By Keith McDonnell · 7 May 2014

The young Irish mezzo makes her UK stage debut in Richard Jones' new staging of Strauss' 'Der Rosenkavalier' this month.

Andrei Bondarenko, Glyndebourne's Eugene Onegin: 'I don't expect to be an overnight celebrity'
By Mark Valencia · 1 May 2014

The fast-rising baritone will lend youthful appeal to Pushkin's man-about-town as Tchaikovsky's most popular opera hits the Downs

Brief Encounter with...British bass Matthew Rose
By Keith McDonnell · 12 Mar 2014

We caught up with Matthew Rose as he prepares for the world premiere of a new song cycle by Martin Suckling

Brief Encounter with... Prizewinning tenor Michael Fabiano
By Mark Valencia · 7 Mar 2014

Although not yet 30, Glyndebourne's latest Alfredo has received one of opera's most prestigious awards

Brief Encounter with... Albanian soprano Ermonela Jaho
By Keith McDonnell · 19 Dec 2013

We caught up with Ermonela Jaho before she sings the title role in Massenet's Manon for the first time at Covent Garden