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Menier Chocolate Factory revives Bernstein's Candide at Christmas, 2 Dec
By Terri Paddock
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
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
Distinguished bass collapses during rehearsals for Opera North's production of Peter Grimes
ENO chief executive Loretta Tomasi steps down
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
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
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
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. ...
Jonathan Miller to direct at Dorset opera festival
Dorset Opera has announced its 2013 Festival programme, which includes Verdi’s La traviata, to be directed by Sir Jonathan Miller. The Festival, which runs from 24-27 July, celebrates t
Whatsonstage.com Awards 2013: Have your say on the year in opera
By Editorial Staff
After the phenomenal success of last year's first-ever Opera Poll on Whatsonstage.com when in excess of 1000 of you voted, I'm delighted to announce that it’s back and will now become a regula
OperaUpClose's La bohème extends booking period at Charing Cross
By Editorial Staff
On Wednesday (14 November 2012), OperaUpClose's production of La bohème celebrated its 370th performance with a gala opening at the Charing Cross Theatre. It has also been announced that