OPERA


Podcasts


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
New operas while you wait
A week of masterclasses at the Arts Theatre will bring three unperformed operas to the stage
Alice's Creatives in Wonderland
Ahead of its Royal Opera House opening, the team behind Alice's Adventures in Wonderland reflects on its success
Jenůfa (Opera North - tour)
Janáček's opera hits home in a strongly cast, musically thrilling revival
Saul (Glyndebourne - tour)
Glyndebourne's staging of Handel's oratorio earns five stars for a second time
Orpheus (Sam Wanamaker Playhouse)
A little-known version of the Orpheus story lights up Shakespeare's Globe
Saul singin' - Anna Devin & Henry Waddington reveal all
As Glyndebourne's summer hit goes out on tour, WhatsOnStage talks to two of its stars
Carmen (Royal Opera House)
A fast-paced if uneven revival of Bizet's crowd-pleasing tunefest
Sweeney Todd (Welsh National Opera - tour)
Serious audibility issues compromise WNO's co-production with West Yorkshire Playhouse