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Kasper Holten to step down from the Royal Opera
The Covent Garden boss will depart after only six years in charge
WhatsOnStage Opera Poll 2016
The shortlist is open for business. Time to get voting!
Cavalleria rusticana & Pagliacci (Royal Opera House)
Opera's dysfunctional twins in a stunning new Covent Garden production
Lulu - A Murder Ballad (Royal Opera House)
The Tiger Lillies bring depravity, darkness and death to the Linbury Studio
The Mikado (London Coliseum)
English National Opera's riotous production hits the funny bone once again
Anthony Gregory - ENO's wand'ring minstrel
The tenor discusses his hectic schedule and the challenges it poses to a newlywed
Biedermann and the Arsonists (Lilian Baylis Theatre)
An operatic retelling of Max Frisch's black comedy struggles to find its purpose
Morgen und Abend (Royal Opera House)
The Royal Opera stages a new work about birth and death that is bold, original and affecting
Leigh Melrose - 'It's all coming off the rails'
One of Britain's busiest and most exciting baritones prepares for another new opera
The Force of Destiny (London Coliseum)
A new star shines in English National Opera's sombre staging of La forza del destino