OPERA



Acclaimed French opera director Patrice Chéreau dies
By Mark Valencia · 8 Oct 2013

The man who brought Valhalla to the masses and Intimacy to the big screen succumbs to cancer at 68

L'Orfeo at the Barbican
By Keith McDonnell · 15 Sep 2013
A three-year cycle of Monteverdi's operas begins at the Barbican this month.
Digital Theatre announces partnership with the Royal Opera House
By Editorial Staff · 12 Sep 2013

Operas and ballets will be available for download as part of the Royal Opera House Collection

Menier Chocolate Factory revives Bernstein's Candide at Christmas, 2 Dec
By Terri Paddock · 2 Sep 2013
All is for the best in the best of all possible worlds... And when it comes to musical revivals, that means the Menier Chocolate Factory's pick for its Christmas season. This year, it's Candide
A mix of new productions and revivals for Glyndebourne 2014
By Mark Valencia · 27 Aug 2013

Next summer the Sussex Downs will once again be alive to the sound of music - and the pop of champagne corks

Richard Angas, ENO's Mikado, dies aged 71
By Mark Valencia · 21 Aug 2013
Distinguished bass collapses during rehearsals for Opera North's production of Peter Grimes
ENO chief executive Loretta Tomasi steps down
By Mark Valencia · 19 Jul 2013
In a surprise move that will add to the chatter over policy and management at cash-strapped English National Opera, Loretta Tomasi has announced that after ten years with the company she will ...
Opera North announces 2013-2014 season
By Editorial Staff · 7 May 2013
Opera North's newly confirmed programme for September 2013 to July 2014 is an interesting response to these belt-tightening days in the arts, especially in a subsidy-dependent area like opera. ...
Terry Gilliam & Simon McBurney return to ENO for 2013-14 season
By Theo Bosanquet · 2 May 2013
Terry Gilliam and Simon McBurney are returning to direct for English National Opera as part of a newly-announced season.Monty Python star Gilliam will stage a production Berlioz's Benvenuto Cellin
Programme announced for 2013 Edinburgh International Festival
By Theo Bosanquet · 12 Mar 2013
This year's Edinburgh International Festival (EIF), which runs in the Scottish capital from 9 August to 1 September, will be themed around the relationship between art and technology. ...