OPERA


Reviews


Elektra (Royal Albert Hall)
By Mark Valencia · 1 Sep 2014

Supreme Straussians Christine Goerke and Semyon Bychkov bring the composer's fieriest opera to the BBC Proms

Salome (Royal Albert Hall)
By Keith McDonnell · 31 Aug 2014

Nina Stemme gives a career-defining performance at the BBC Proms as Strauss's wayward Princess

Madame X (Arcola Theatre)
By Mark Valencia · 26 Aug 2014

The Grimeborn Festival presents Tim Benjamin's new opera about art, murder and revenge

Werther (Arcola Theatre)
By Mark Valencia · 21 Aug 2014

WOS Opera Poll winner Aylin Bozok returns to the Grimeborn summer festival with Massenet's dark romance

Owen Wingrave (Edinburgh International Festival)
By Michael Coveney · 18 Aug 2014

Neil Bartlett's production of Britten's opera is timely and moving

La traviata (Soho Theatre)
By Mark Valencia · 15 Aug 2014

Award-winning pocket company OperaUpClose turns its attention to Verdi's beloved tearjerker

The Immortal Hour (Finborough Theatre)
By Mark Valencia · 13 Aug 2014

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

Rinaldo (Glyndebourne)
By Simon Thomas · 10 Aug 2014

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

Porgy and Bess (Open Air Theatre)
By Simon Thomas · 29 Jul 2014

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

Moses und Aron (Welsh National Opera)
By Keith McDonnell · 26 Jul 2014

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