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Andrei Bondarenko, Glyndebourne's Eugene Onegin: 'I don't expect to be an overnight celebrity'
By Mark Valencia · 1 May 2014

The fast-rising baritone will lend youthful appeal to Pushkin's man-about-town as Tchaikovsky's most popular opera hits the Downs

La bohème (Opera North - tour)
By Ron Simpson · 30 Apr 2014

Puccini's indelible tear-jerker returns to Leeds & Salford in a revival of Phyllida Lloyd's much-loved staging

Young Vic announces Fevered Sleep's Dusk and Katie Mitchell's Way Back Home
By Jay Julier · 30 Apr 2014

The productions for children will play the Maria studio this winter

ENO makes musical theatre commitment, Mike Leigh directs Pirates of Penzance
By Mark Valencia · 29 Apr 2014

Fresh ideas and intriguing projects as English National Opera recalibrates itself with an enterprising new season

Opera at the BBC Proms 2014
By Simon Thomas · 25 Apr 2014

We'll have fewer operas at the Proms this year, but those there are promise to be especially memorable

La Traviata (Royal Opera House)
By Keith McDonnell · 20 Apr 2014

Diana Damrau is sensational as Violetta in the latest incarnationl of Richard Eyre's oft-revived production

Full List: Winners of the 2014 Olivier Awards
By Rosie Bannister · 13 Apr 2014

Leading the field was Chimerica with five Awards and The Book of Mormon with four, all of which were announced at the Royal Opera House this evening

Through His Teeth
By Keith McDonnell · 10 Apr 2014

Luke Bedford's new opera based on the Faust legend is a total knock-out

Faust (Royal Opera House)
By Mark Valencia · 5 Apr 2014

Gounod's unashamedly lyrical version of Goethe's poem returns to Covent Garden with Calleja, Terfel and Keenlyside

Powder Her Face (ENO at Ambika P3)
By Mark Valencia · 3 Apr 2014

The first opera by Thomas Adès energetically revived in a found space on Marylebone Road