Guillaume Tell (Royal Opera House)
Grim modernist production mars a strongly cast account of Rossini's grand opera
Aida (Holland Park)
Daniel Slater's new production turns Verdi's opera into a museum piece
Tristan und Isolde (Longborough Festival)
A five-star musical performance trapped in a one-star production of Wagner's opera
Death in Venice (Garsington Opera at Wormsley)
A thrilling, unwavering new production of Britten's final opera
Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Glyndebourne)
A powerful, truthful staging of Mozart's comedy is a big hit for Glyndebourne
Don Giovanni (Royal Opera House)
Kasper Holten's video-heavy production of Mozart's opera returns in its first revival
Flight (Holland Park)
Jonathan Dove's airport opera in a superb company endeavour by Opera Holland Park
Intermezzo (Garsington Opera at Wormsley)
A sensitive production makes a powerful case for Strauss's neglected 'opera domestica'
The Queen of Spades (London Coliseum)
Edward Gardner ends his tenure at ENO with Tchaikovsky's tuneful chiller
Così fan tutte (Garsington Opera at Wormsley)
Not Figaro's, but a marriage all the same as Garsington opens its season with Mozart