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The Immortal Hour (Finborough Theatre)

Rutland Boughton's half-forgotten opera is revived for its centenary

Rinaldo (Glyndebourne)

Robert Carsen takes the Crusades into the classroom as one of Handel's most tuneful operas is revived

Porgy and Bess (Open Air Theatre)

The great American opera spends Summertime livin' it easy in Regent's Park

Carlo Bergonzi (1924-2014)

Simon Thomas reflects on the passing of one of the 20th Century's greatest voices

Moses und Aron (Welsh National Opera)

50 years since its last Covent Garden appearance, Schoenberg's opera returns courtesy of WNO

Adriana Lecouvreur (Holland Park)

A rare outing for Cilea's romantic tunefest concludes this year's sun-kissed OHP festival in style

Joshua Hopkins - Glyndebourne's new Argante

'Colm Wilkinson in Les Misérables is the reason I discovered I could sing'

Der Rosenkavalier (Royal Albert Hall)

Glyndebourne's five-star triumph is repeated at the BBC Proms

Norma (Holland Park)

Bellini's bel canto classic in an arid staging, saved by some great singing

Glyndebourne - our competition winner tells all

Stephen Toplis reports from the front line on an unforgettable day at the opera