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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
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
Performance cancelled after tragic death of opera singer
By Paul Couch
A performance of Antonin Dvorak’s Rusalka at the Theatre Royal, Norwich, has been cancelled as a mark of respect following the tragic death of Glyndbourne Opera baritone Robert Poulton in
Branagh & Boyd knighted in Queen's Birthday Honours
Actor Kenneth Branagh and Royal Shakespeare Company artistic director Michael Boyd have received knighthoods in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Branagh, whose career began at the RSC and B
Matilda, Faust & Frayn triumph at South Bank Awards
By Editorial Staff
The winners have been announced of the South Bank Sky Arts Awards, with the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Matilda the Musical scooping this year’s Theatre Award. M