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Norma (Holland Park)
By Mark Valencia · 20 Jul 2014

Bellini's bel canto classic in an arid staging, saved by some great singing

Glyndebourne - our competition winner tells all
By Mark Valencia · 19 Jul 2014

Stephen Toplis reports from the front line on an unforgettable day at the opera

La traviata (Glyndebourne)
By Mark Valencia · 18 Jul 2014

Verdi's most popular opera, sensationally played and sung, crowns the 2014 Glyndebourne season

8 ways to enjoy theatre outside this summer
By Ben Hewis · 17 Jul 2014

As the mercury rises to record levels this week, Ben Hewis takes a look at some of the theatre events taking place outside this summer

The Adventures of Count Ory (Blackheath Halls)
By Simon Thomas · 16 Jul 2014

Top professionals lead the annual community opera in south-east London

Fancy a movie? Let's go to the opera...
By Mark Valencia · 15 Jul 2014

Cinema relays are a revolution in broadening access to theatre, and 40% of the audiences are for opera

WhatsOnStage Opera competition - win two tickets to Glyndebourne!
By Mark Valencia · 7 Jul 2014

@WOSOpera celebrates the launch of its Twitter account with the chance to win two tickets to the UK's premier opera festival

Maria Stuarda (Royal Opera House)
By Mark Valencia · 6 Jul 2014

Joyce DiDonato dazzles the ear in Donizetti's operatic retelling of Schiller's play

The Turn of the Screw (Holland Park)
By Mark Valencia · 2 Jul 2014

Benjamin Britten's ghost opera brings shivers to a warm summer evening

La finta giardiniera (Glyndebourne)
By Simon Thomas · 2 Jul 2014

A charming early opera by Mozart makes its first appearance at Glyndebourne