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Madam Butterfly (Royal Albert Hall)
Fine musicianship compromised by a bathroom acoustic as a much-loved production returns
The Indian Queen (London Coliseum) - 'latent hippiedom'
American director Peter Sellars concocts his own Purcell opera for ENO
Rachel Nicholls: 'Brünnhilde was scary'
The singer, Eva in ENO's Mastersingers, discusses her career as a Wagnerian soprano
Die Zauberflöte (Royal Opera House) - 'shimmering'
David McVicar's ever-popular staging of The Magic Flute returns in fine fettle
The Marriage of Figaro (Opera North) - 'scintillating production'
Musically and dramatically satisfying Mozart from a company on top form
La vida breve / Gianni Schicchi (Opera North)
Scenic pot luck but musical glories in a rich double bill
Elizabeth Zharoff, ENO's Violetta: 'Jeez, I'm glad she's dead'
The Californian singer, dancer and video game composer on her career past, present and future
ENO given two years to put its house in order
Arts Council England issues blunt warning to English National Opera
La traviata (London Coliseum)
A swift return for Peter Konwitschny's red curtain production of Verdi's opera
Winners revealed of 2015 WhatsOnStage Opera Poll
ENO proved dominant in this year's Opera Poll