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The Mastersingers of Nuremberg (London Coliseum)

Richard Jones revisits his 2010 WNO triumph in a majestic restaging for English National Opera

Der fliegende Holländer (Royal Opera House)

Wagner's Flying Dutchman drops anchor at Covent Garden for a second revival of Tim Albery's staging.

L'Ormindo (Sam Wanamaker Playhouse)

A swift return for Cavalli's opera in the Royal Opera's second awayday of the new year

Unborn in America (The Vaults)

A new cabaret opera by Luke Styles and Peter Cant falls well short of expectations

Mark Valencia: Trying times for English National Opera

Britain's second opera company is having a bad week, after its departing chairman accused the artistic director of losing £10million

A digital Don comes to The Vaults

Giovanni, Silent Opera's new 90-minute adaptation of Mozart's opera, aims to break down barriers

Andrea Chénier (Royal Opera House)

Giordano's opera of the French Revolution returns to Covent Garden in a conventional new staging

Orfeo (Roundhouse)

The Royal Opera teams up with the Roundhouse for its first-ever staging of Monteverdi's opera

Rachel Kelly, rising mezzo

The ROH Young Artist looks forward to appearing in Orfeo at the Roundhouse

Opera review of the year

Our opera editor takes a personal look back at the UK scene in 2014