Owen Wingrave (Edinburgh International Festival)
Neil Bartlett's production of Britten's opera is timely and moving
La traviata (Soho Theatre)
Award-winning pocket company OperaUpClose turns its attention to Verdi's beloved tearjerker
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
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
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
La traviata (Glyndebourne)
Verdi's most popular opera, sensationally played and sung, crowns the 2014 Glyndebourne season