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Reviews


Hänsel und Gretel (Glyndebourne Tour)
By Simon Thomas · 7 Oct 2013
Glyndebourne's autumn tour begins in style with this revival of Humperdinck's sugar-rush opera
Jason (English Touring Opera)
By Simon Thomas · 5 Oct 2013
Cavalli's Jason (minus the Argonauts) hoists the mainsail as ETO launches its autumn tour
Die Fledermaus (English National Opera)
By Simon Thomas · 1 Oct 2013
Fluffy, funny and lightly Freud, the world's best-loved operetta is reimagined for ENO by house favourite Christopher Alden.
A Midsummer Night's Dream (Opera North - Leeds)
By WhatsOnStage Reviewer · 1 Oct 2013

A centenary revival at the Grand Theatre that captures all the magic and mayhem of Britten's affectionate, haunting opera.

Peter Grimes (LPO)
By Keith McDonnell · 29 Sep 2013
Vladimir Jurowski and the LPO deliver a shattering performance of Britten's masterpiece at the Royal Festival Hall.
Noye's Fludde (Southbank Centre)
By Simon Thomas · 28 Sep 2013
Britten's magical community opera for (mainly) young performers makes a splash on London's South Bank
Fidelio (English National Opera)
By Simon Thomas · 26 Sep 2013
Maverick director Calixto Bieito is back at the Coliseum for another pop at a classic. This time he has Beethoven in his sights.
Elektra (Royal Opera)
By Keith McDonnell · 25 Sep 2013
The Royal Opera's latest revival of Richard Strauss's Elektra is nothing short of sensational.
Peter Grimes (Opera North - Leeds)
By WhatsOnStage Reviewer · 18 Sep 2013
Opera North's Festival of Britten gets under way in style with a brilliant revival of its 'definitive' Peter Grimes
Le nozze di Figaro (Royal Opera House)
By Keith McDonnell · 17 Sep 2013
David McVicar returns to direct a razor-sharp revival of Mozart's masterpiece.