OPERA



BBC promises 'strongest commitment to the arts in a generation'
By Theo Bosanquet · 25 Mar 2014

Nicholas Hytner and Vicky Featherstone have been appointed to advisory roles at the organisation

Theatre industry welcomes Chancellor's tax break
By Theo Bosanquet · 19 Mar 2014

George Osborne has announced a significant tax relief for stage productions

Jonathan Mills announces final EIF programme, themed around culture and conflict
By Theo Bosanquet · 18 Mar 2014

Highlights of this year's Edinburgh International Festival include Rona Munro's epic historic trilogy The James Plays

Booking for Glyndebourne's 80th season is now open
By Keith McDonnell · 8 Mar 2014

Booking is now open for Glyndebourne's 80th season, and it promises yet again to be another unforgettable year

Anna Netrebko withdraws from the Royal Opera's Faust - updated
By Mark Valencia · 28 Feb 2014

The revolving doors continue to spin as Covent Garden loses another major artist

The Royal Opera fields super-subs for Scarpia
By Mark Valencia · 27 Feb 2014

The second cast of this year's Tosca gains a couple of starry villains

Glyndebourne's Billy Budd triumphs at BAM
By Mark Valencia · 13 Feb 2014
Britten's seafaring opera makes a splash at New York's Brooklyn Academy of Music
Fulham Opera tackles Wagner's Ring
By Mark Valencia · 9 Feb 2014

A small London company scales opera's highest mountain

All change at Peter Grimes - updated
By Mark Valencia · 6 Feb 2014
Illness forces Stuart Skelton and Elza van den Heever to withdraw from a second performance of ENO's acclaimed production
Remembering Richard Angas
By Ron Simpson · 6 Feb 2014

Stars of the lyric stage to turn out in force for a concert in honour of the loved, lamented operatic bass