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Review: Così fan tutte (Royal Opera House)
A fussy new production, lethargically conducted, is saved by its fine young cast
Backstage at the Royal Opera House with Corinne Winters
The soprano opens in Così fan tutte this week
Review: Der Rosenkavalier (Leeds Grand Theatre and tour)
Opera North opens its new season with a strong revival of David McVicar's production
Review: Il barbiere di Siviglia (Royal Opera House)
Rossini's best-loved opera survives a patchy Covent Garden revival
Review: Norma (Royal Opera House)
Sonya Yoncheva triumphs as Bellini's heroine in a muddled new production
Oliver Mears takes over at the Royal Opera
The artistic director of NI Opera lands the biggest job in UK lyric theatre
Review: Owen Wingrave (Peacock Theatre)
Strong singing by an exciting cast redeems Britten's anti-war opera
Review: A Midsummer Night's Dream (Glyndebourne)
Benjamin Britten's magical operatic version of Shakespeare's play, revived in Peter Hall's production
Review: Béatrice et Bénédict (Glyndebourne)
A rare outing for the comic opera from the pen of Berlioz by way of Shakespeare
Review: Die Fledermaus (Opera Holland Park)
OHP serves up an irresistible, fabulously cast production of the operetta by Johann Strauss II