OPERA


Interviews


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
Brief Encounter with...British bass Matthew Rose
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
Although not yet 30, Glyndebourne's latest Alfredo has received one of opera's most prestigious awards
Brief Encounter with... Albanian soprano Ermonela Jaho
We caught up with Ermonela Jaho before she sings the title role in Massenet's Manon for the first time at Covent Garden
Brief Encounter with ... designer Tom Scutt
Tom Scutt, last year's winner of Best Set Designer in the Whatsonstage.com Awards, discusses his forthcoming project for The Royal Opera