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Carmen (Welsh National Opera - tour)
By Katherine Cooper · 17 Oct 2014

Bizet's ever-popular tragedy is revived by WNO for its autumn tour

Zach Borichevsky discusses his UK debut for Glyndebourne Tour
By Keith McDonnell · 17 Oct 2014

On the road as Alfredo in Tom Cairns's staging of La Traviata, the up-and-coming American tenor discusses his career to date

The Marriage of Figaro (London Coliseum)
By Mark Valencia · 17 Oct 2014

Fiona Shaw's hilarious yet deeply considered account of Mozart's masterpiece returns to English National Opera

Steven Naylor, Glyndebourne's casting guru, spills the beans
By Mark Valencia · 16 Oct 2014

One of the most successful talent-spotters in the business shares his secrets

I due Foscari (Royal Opera House)
By Mark Valencia · 15 Oct 2014

Plácido Domingo headlines a rare opportunity to see Verdi's early opera of political and paternal torment

The Trial (Royal Opera House)
By Mark Valencia · 12 Oct 2014

Music Theatre Wales has commissioned Philip Glass and Christopher Hampton for its latest operatic project

Alcina (Barbican)
By Simon Thomas · 12 Oct 2014

Three great mezzos lead an all-star cast in Handel's late masterpiece

La traviata (Glyndebourne Tour)
By Katherine Cooper · 6 Oct 2014

Tom Cairns's new production hot-foots it from the Festival to the Glyndebourne Tour

La finta giardiniera (Glyndebourne Tour)
By Mark Valencia · 6 Oct 2014

An early opera by the teenage Mozart is given an outstanding revival for the Autumn tour

The Coronation of Poppea (Opera North - tour)
By Ron Simpson · 6 Oct 2014

Monteverdi's amoral study of an immoral couple is given a knockout production by Opera North