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Idomeneo (Royal Opera House)
Mozart's opera seria comes startlingly alive in a controversial new production at Covent Garden
Director Thaddeus Strassberger discusses his work with The Royal Opera
With two projects at the Royal Opera House, this busy director discusses the old and the new.
Matthew Polenzani, the Royal Opera's Idomeneo
The American tenor and scion of the New York Met is back in town to sing Mozart
La bohème (London Coliseum)
Puccini's ever-popular opera of doomed young love returns to ENO
The Bartered Bride (Opera North - tour)
By Ron Simpson
Smetana's rich comic opera cunningly updated to 1960s Czechoslovakia by Opera North
Ottone (English Touring Opera - tour)
ETO treats Handel's rarely-seen 'opera of solitudes' to a polished production
La scala di seta (Royal Opera House)
Rossini's 'Silken Ladder' showcases the Jette Parker Young Artists in the Linbury Studio
The Royal Opera's worldbeaters
Young, gifted and going places. Only the best can become Jette Parker Young Artists
William Tell (Welsh National Opera - tour)
By Katherine Cooper
WNO's Rossini #2 is the composer's final opera, an epic depiction of the Swiss hero's life
Moses in Egypt (Welsh National Opera - tour)
By Katherine Cooper
The first of WNO's autumn pairing of major dramatic operas by Rossini