OPERA


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Elektra (Royal Albert Hall)
Supreme Straussians Christine Goerke and Semyon Bychkov bring the composer's fieriest opera to the BBC Proms
Salome (Royal Albert Hall)
Nina Stemme gives a career-defining performance at the BBC Proms as Strauss's wayward Princess
Madame X (Arcola Theatre)
The Grimeborn Festival presents Tim Benjamin's new opera about art, murder and revenge
Glyndebourne announces its 2015 season
Next year's festival will offer an imaginative mix of revivals and new productions
Werther (Arcola Theatre)
WOS Opera Poll winner Aylin Bozok returns to the Grimeborn summer festival with Massenet's dark romance
Owen Wingrave (Edinburgh International Festival)
Neil Bartlett's production of Britten's opera is timely and moving
La traviata (Soho Theatre)
Award-winning pocket company OperaUpClose turns its attention to Verdi's beloved tearjerker
The Immortal Hour (Finborough Theatre)
Rutland Boughton's half-forgotten opera is revived for its centenary
Rinaldo (Glyndebourne)
Robert Carsen takes the Crusades into the classroom as one of Handel's most tuneful operas is revived
Porgy and Bess (Open Air Theatre)
The great American opera spends Summertime livin' it easy in Regent's Park