OPERA


Reviews


La bohème (Royal Opera House)
The venerable John Copley production of Puccini's classic returns in its final revival
Carmen (Glyndebourne)
David McVicar's richly detailed production of Bizet's opera returns for another run
Poliuto (Glyndebourne)
Donizetti's forgotten opera is a memorable first for the Glyndebourne Festival
Carmen (London Coliseum)
ENO's first revival of Spanish director Calixto Bieito's richly flavoured production
La traviata (Royal Opera House)
Richard Eyre's production of Verdi's romantic opera returns in its 12th revival
Betrayal: A polyphonic crime drama (Village Underground)
An immersion into the music and murderous life of Carlo Gesualdo
The Pirates of Penzance (London Coliseum)
Mike Leigh and ENO tackle Gilbert and Sullivan's funniest opera with mixed results
The Virtues of Things (Royal Opera House)
A new opera in the Linbury overflows with notes and words
Król Roger (Royal Opera House)
Szymanowski's 1926 opera in a devastating new production by Kasper Holten
The Pirates of Penzance (Tour)
The Union Theatre's all-male Gilbert & Sullivan marches on with catlike tread