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The Gospel According to the Other Mary (London Coliseum)
By Mark Valencia · 22 Nov 2014

Like El Niño before it, John Adams's new opera is really a staged concert piece - but it's a fine one

Natalya Romaniw in her mother tongue
By Katherine Cooper · 21 Nov 2014

We turn the screw on Glyndebourne's Governess as the autumn tour draws to a close

Albert Herring (Upstairs at the Gatehouse)
By Mark Valencia · 20 Nov 2014

Britten's chamber piece well served by Hampstead Garden Opera

Hanna Hipp, Mozart mezzo
By Katherine Cooper · 19 Nov 2014

Rising singer currently on tour in Glyndebourne's scintillating La finta giardiniera

L'elisir d'amore (Royal Opera House)
By Mark Valencia · 19 Nov 2014

Grigolo and Terfel headline a classy revival of this Covent Garden favourite

Lucy Crowe discusses her glittering career
By Keith McDonnell · 17 Nov 2014

British soprano Lucy Crowe is one of opera's brightest stars. We caught up with her as she prepares to sing Adina with The Royal Opera

Glare (Royal Opera House)
By Mark Valencia · 17 Nov 2014

A new sci-fi opera rescued from bathos by its musical excellence

Shadwell takes its place at pocket opera's top table
By Mark Valencia · 14 Nov 2014

London's innovative young opera company raises funds for its future projects

Cash-strapped ENO cancels co-production with Bristol Old Vic
By Mark Valencia · 11 Nov 2014

Monteverdi's Orfeo would have been the company's first production outside London in years

Les Martyrs (Royal Festival Hall)
By Mark Valencia · 5 Nov 2014

Donizetti's Parisian revamp of his earlier Poliuto in a triumphant resurrection by Opera Rara