Ildebrando D'Arcangelo - 'An opera singer is like a priest'
The Italian is back at Covent Garden in the title role of Il turco in Italia. Just don't call him a bass-baritone...
Madama Butterfly (Royal Opera House) - 'a tainted relationship'
America meets Japan as Puccini's tearjerker returns to Covent Garden
Brian Jagde, Covent Garden's Pinkerton - 'fresh off the boat'
The American tenor makes his UK debut opposite Kristine Opolais in Madama Butterfly
The Wild Man of the West Indies (English Touring Opera - Tour)
A second half-forgotten opera by Donizetti joins ETO's spring tour