OPERA


Interviews


Stuart Skelton talks about Otello, Tristan and the one role he will never sing
The tenor opens English National Opera's new season with a new role in a much-anticipated new production
Saimir Pirgu, the Duke in the Royal Opera's Rigoletto
The young tenor from Albania has risen fast into the exclusive brotherhood of romantic tenors
Alan Oke - from Grimes on the Beach to Anna Nicole
The doyen of psychological operatic acting discusses his career as a baritone-turned-tenor
Joshua Hopkins - Glyndebourne's new Argante
'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'
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'
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'
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?
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'
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'
The fast-rising baritone will lend youthful appeal to Pushkin's man-about-town as Tchaikovsky's most popular opera hits the Downs