OPERA


Podcasts


Review: Der Rosenkavalier (Leeds Grand Theatre and tour)
Opera North opens its new season with a strong revival of David McVicar's production
Review: Il barbiere di Siviglia (Royal Opera House)
Rossini's best-loved opera survives a patchy Covent Garden revival
Review: Norma (Royal Opera House)
Sonya Yoncheva triumphs as Bellini's heroine in a muddled new production
Oliver Mears takes over at the Royal Opera
The artistic director of NI Opera lands the biggest job in UK lyric theatre
Review: Owen Wingrave (Peacock Theatre)
Strong singing by an exciting cast redeems Britten's anti-war opera
Review: A Midsummer Night's Dream (Glyndebourne)
Benjamin Britten's magical operatic version of Shakespeare's play, revived in Peter Hall's production
Review: Béatrice et Bénédict (Glyndebourne)
A rare outing for the comic opera from the pen of Berlioz by way of Shakespeare
Review: Die Fledermaus (Opera Holland Park)
OHP serves up an irresistible, fabulously cast production of the operetta by Johann Strauss II
Jenůfa (Longborough Festival Opera)
Janáček's masterpiece is graced by a memorable performance in the title role
La Cenerentola (Opera Holland Park)
Rossini's most charming opera is perfect fare on a warm summer's night