OPERA


Reviews


Don Pasquale (Glyndebourne)
Donizetti's late opera is revived at Glyndebourne by Mariame Clément, starring Italian baritone Alessandro Corbelli in the title role
Tosca (Royal Opera House)
Jonathan Kent's hyper-realistic staging of Tosca returns to the Royal Opera House for an end of term run following a series of performances earlier this year
La rondine
Romanian soprano Angela Gheorghiu returns to her signature role in a patchy revival at the Royal Opera House
Simon Boccanegra (Royal Opera House)
So absorbing is Simon Boccanegra that it's easy to forget we're watching an opera. Verdi's moving tale of paternity and politics is a remarkable fusion of music and drama, and it ...
From Studio to Stage (Royal Opera House)
The end of term performance for the Jette Parker Young Artists took place last Sunday at The Royal Opera House, where the nine singers who have been part of the company's programme to nurture ...
Hippolyte et Aricie (Glyndebourne)
Jonathan Kent helms a revival of French composer Jean-Philippe Rameau's 18th century opera at Glyndebourne
Gloriana
Richard Jones directs a rare revival of Britten's 1953 opera at the Royal Opera House
The Importance of Being Earnest
Gerald Barry's idiosyncratic take on Oscar Wilde's comedy of manners gets its UK premiere at the Royal Opera House, where it runs to 22 June
Die Entführung aus dem Serail
Garsington OperaWhile Garsington's production of Maometto secondo makes no attempt to deal with the delicate issue of how foreigners, especially Muslims, are presented onstage, Daniel ...
Death in Venice
English National Opera at London ColiseumDeborah Warner's production of Britten's last opera, new in 2007, has had to wait six years for its first revival but the few problems with the ...