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The Bartered Bride (Opera North - tour)
By Ron Simpson

Smetana's rich comic opera cunningly updated to 1960s Czechoslovakia by Opera North

Ottone (English Touring Opera - tour)

ETO treats Handel's rarely-seen 'opera of solitudes' to a polished production

La scala di seta (Royal Opera House)

Rossini's 'Silken Ladder' showcases the Jette Parker Young Artists in the Linbury Studio

The Royal Opera's worldbeaters

Young, gifted and going places. Only the best can become Jette Parker Young Artists

William Tell (Welsh National Opera - tour)
By Katherine Cooper

WNO's Rossini #2 is the composer's final opera, an epic depiction of the Swiss hero's life

Moses in Egypt (Welsh National Opera - tour)
By Katherine Cooper

The first of WNO's autumn pairing of major dramatic operas by Rossini

The Turn of the Screw (Glyndebourne Tour)

Jonathan Kent's peerless production of Britten's ghost opera, impeccably revived

Life on the Moon (English Touring Opera)

ETO launches its autumn tour - at Hackney Empire - with a rarely-performed Haydn opera

Carmen (Welsh National Opera - tour)
By Katherine Cooper

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

Zach Borichevsky discusses his UK debut for Glyndebourne Tour

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