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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
Jenůfa (Longborough Festival Opera)
Janáček's masterpiece is graced by a memorable performance in the title role
La Cenerentola (Opera Holland Park)
Rossini's most charming opera is perfect fare on a warm summer's night
Il trovatore (Royal Opera House)
Verdi's revenge melodrama returns to Covent Garden in all its g(l)ory
Le nozze di Figaro (Glyndebourne)
Michael Grandage's sharp, sassy sixties (or is it seventies?) production is back