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Britten in the Park - a company first
By Mark Valencia · 22 Jun 2014

Opera Holland Park stages The Turn of the Screw alongside its customary Puccini and Bellini

Nabucco (Birmingham Hippodrome)
By Katherine Cooper · 21 Jun 2014

Verdi's first great operatic success in a contemporary staging by Welsh National Opera

Quartett (Royal Opera House)
By Mark Valencia · 19 Jun 2014

The UK premiere of Luca Francesconi's 'post-apolcalyptic opera' is presented in a reconfigured Linbury Studio

Manon Lescaut (Royal Opera House)
By Mark Valencia · 18 Jun 2014

Puccini's break-through opera returns to Covent Garden after a thirty-year absence

The Pearl Fishers (London Coliseum)
By Mark Valencia · 17 Jun 2014

English National Opera revives Penny Woolcock's modern-day production of Bizet's exotic romance

Royal Opera's John Fulljames on Quartett: 'This is an immersive, visceral experience'
By Keith McDonnell · 17 Jun 2014

John Fulljames discusses The Royal Opera's forthcoming staging of Quartett

Götterdämmerung (Leeds Town Hall)
By Mark Valencia · 17 Jun 2014

Opera North concludes its traversal of Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen with a triumphant account of the final opera

Owen Wingrave (Maltings, Snape)
By Mark Valencia · 16 Jun 2014

Britten's opera of conscientious objection is the headline offering at this year's Aldeburgh Festival

Daniel Day-Lewis, Damian Lewis and John Barrowman in Queen's Birthday Honours
By Theo Bosanquet · 14 Jun 2014

Other theatre names recognised today include Young Vic artistic director David Lan and Fringe chief executive Kath Mainland

Il barbiere di Siviglia (Holland Park)
By Mark Valencia · 12 Jun 2014

Rossini's most popular opera is a perfect summer evening's entertainment amid the flora and fauna of Kensington & Chelsea