OPERA



Opera Holland Park Salutes Bonynge at Gala Event
By Simon Thomas
Preparations for Opera Holland Park’s Summer season are hotting up (you can follow progress from the producers on Twitter @JamesOHP and @MikeOHP). The opening and closing shows – Debussy
'New' Mozart Opera Opens at Sadler's Wells
By Editorial Staff
Following the success of their work on Thomas Arne’s Artaxerxes at the Linbury Studio last autumn, Ian Page and the Classical Opera Company return to Sadler’s Wells to present the w
Top Stars Queue Up for Wigmore Season
By Simon Thomas
In launching Wigmore Hall’s 110th season, artistic director John Gilhooly delivered a shocking statistic. The proportion of money that goes to the arts in the UK is just 0.007% of public funding
Tenor Philip Langridge Celebrated at Gala Concert by Co-Opera Co
By Simon Thomas
The loss of Philip Langridge, who died of cancer in March, was felt throughout the opera world and it’s no surprise that his colleagues would want to pay tribute to this great artist. Co-Opera C
Early Vivaldi Opera Comes To The Barbican
By Editorial Staff
Although Antonio Vivaldi is perhaps best-known now for his Four Seasons string concertos, it was the success of his first opera Ottone in Villa, which catapulted him into the heart of ...
Auction House Christie's Hosts Wine and Song
By Simon Thomas
Opera keeps cropping up in all sorts of unexpected places these days. The latest unusual environment is Christie’s auction house, where a new comic opera will premiere next month. The Lovely ...
Traviata Hits the Streets in Devon
By Simon Thomas
New Devon Opera has been commissioned by Exeter Council to present an unusual piece of street theatre on the last day of this year’s Exeter Summer Festival. The company will present a 25 minute
Cock Tavern's Bohème Still Packing the Pub
By Simon Thomas
With a claim to being the longest run in history of Puccini’s work, OperaUpClose continues playing La bohème in a Kilburn pub, prior to a transfer to the West End’s Soho Thea
Opera Holland Park Offer Free Tickets This Summer
By Editorial Staff
Tickets for Opera Holland Park’s 2010 Summer season appear to be flying out of the door since booking opened last week, with phone lines blocked and the website approaching overload in the first
Punchdrunk & ENO Collaborate on Office Duchess
By Editorial Staff
The forthcoming Punchdrunk/English National Opera collaboration on The Duchess of Malfi will mark firsts for each company – the first time ENO has ventured into the world of 'immersive' t