Michael Coveney: ENO wins rightful recognition from Oliviers
The English-language opera company is serving up some of the capital's most interesting work
The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (Royal Opera House)
Kurt Weill's operatic collaboration with Bertolt Brecht makes it to Covent Garden at last
The Siege of Calais (English Touring Opera - Tour)
Donizetti's L'assedio di Calais in an early but timely revival by ETO
Full list: Nominations announced for 2015 Olivier Awards
James McAvoy and Lesley Manville hosted the announcement of the nominees, led by Memphis the Musical and Carole King musical Beautiful
The Rake's Progress (Bury Court, Farnham) - 'endless delights'
A terrific staging of Stravinsky's opera by some outstanding young artists
Laurence Cummings: 'It's the music that drives me'
The conductor of ENO's The Indian Queen prepares for the London Handel Festival
The Indian Queen (London Coliseum) - 'latent hippiedom'
American director Peter Sellars concocts his own Purcell opera for ENO
Die Zauberflöte (Royal Opera House) - 'shimmering'
David McVicar's ever-popular staging of The Magic Flute returns in fine fettle