OPERA


Podcasts


Stephen Gould, Covent Garden's Tristan
From Les Mis to the Ring, the American Heldentenor has sung them all
Opera - when directors rule
The phenomenon known in German as Regietheater should be celebrated, not vilified
The Gospel According to the Other Mary (London Coliseum)
Like El NiƱo before it, John Adams's new opera is really a staged concert piece - but it's a fine one
Natalya Romaniw in her mother tongue
By Katherine Cooper
We turn the screw on Glyndebourne's Governess as the autumn tour draws to a close
Albert Herring (Upstairs at the Gatehouse)
Britten's chamber piece well served by Hampstead Garden Opera
Hanna Hipp, Mozart mezzo
By Katherine Cooper
Rising singer currently on tour in Glyndebourne's scintillating La finta giardiniera
L'elisir d'amore (Royal Opera House)
Grigolo and Terfel headline a classy revival of this Covent Garden favourite
Lucy Crowe discusses her glittering career
British soprano Lucy Crowe is one of opera's brightest stars. We caught up with her as she prepares to sing Adina with The Royal Opera
Glare (Royal Opera House)
A new sci-fi opera rescued from bathos by its musical excellence
Shadwell takes its place at pocket opera's top table
London's innovative young opera company raises funds for its future projects