OPERA


Podcasts


The Magic Flute (Festival Theatre, Edinburgh)
Following their hit Golem, 1927 return to Edinburgh with a "non-stop visual treat to accompany Mozart's strange fairytale"
The Medium / The Wanton Sublime (Arcola Theatre)
Barnstorming performances by Hai-Ting Chinn in two modern one-act operas
Nancy Carroll joins Roger Allam in Hampstead's Moderate Soprano
David Hare's new play centres on the founding of Glyndebourne
Daphne (Arcola Theatre)
Grimeborn offers a rare opportunity to see Strauss's late opera in performance
Carmen (Soho Theatre)
OperaUpClose offers a boldly feminist take on the most popular opera of them all
Ravel Double Bill (Glyndebourne)
A taste of summer magic from France to close a vintage season
Gariné (Arcola Theatre)
An East-West opera from 1875 receives its UK premiere at Grimeborn
OperaUpClose and Personal
Mark Valencia talks to Robin Norton-Hale about Carmen, which opens at Soho Theatre this evening
Saul (Glyndebourne)
Handel's oratorio in a wildly imaginative staging by Barrie Kosky
Beckett in Enniskillen
A long weekend in Northern Ireland offers food for thought and fuel for the imagination