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Don Giovanni (Glyndebourne)
By Mark Valencia · 8 Jun 2014 · Lewes

Jonathan Kent's dark staging of Mozart's cautionary opera returns to the Sussex Downs

Fidelio (Garsington Opera at Wormsley Estate)
By Katherine Cooper · 8 Jun 2014 · High Wycombe, London

Garsington's 25th anniversary season opens with a revival of John Cox's powerful staging of Beethoven's only opera

Benvenuto Cellini (London Coliseum)
By Keith McDonnell · 6 Jun 2014 · West End

English National Opera's first-ever staging of Berlioz's 'semi-comic' opera is a triumph

La fanciulla del West (Holland Park)
By Mark Valencia · 4 Jun 2014 · London

Puccini's all too rarely seen Wild West opera fires the opening shots in OHP's new season

Podcast: Corinne Winters discusses life before and after the London Traviata
By Edward Seckerson · 3 Jun 2014 · London

The operatic soprano chats exclusively to Edward Seckerson for WhatsOnStage

Placido Domingo leads tenth anniversary West End Live line up, Miss Saigon debuts
By Theo Bosanquet · 2 Jun 2014 · London, West End

The free outdoor event is the largest of its kind in the world

Christiane Karg, Glyndebourne's Sandrina: 'It's like being part of a big family'
By Simon Thomas · 1 Jun 2014 · London

Rising German soprano stars in Glyndebourne's first-ever staging of Mozart's 'La finta giardiniera'.

Dialogues des Carmélites (Royal Opera House)
By Mark Valencia · 30 May 2014 · West End

Poulenc's opera of faith, grace and martyrdom in post-revolutionary France reaches Covent Garden in a minimal yet powerful staging by Robert Carsen

Michael Coveney: Women fight back in opera and Shakespeare while Timothy Spall triumphs at Cannes

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa has become the latest high-profile figure to air their views on the opera critics' comments about Tara Erraught's performance in Der Rosenkavalier at Glyndebourne

Triptych (The Print Room)
By Mark Valencia · 21 May 2014 · London

Opera Erratica presents a trio of experimental new operas patterned on Puccini's Il trittico