OPERA


Reviews


Così fan tutte (London Coliseum)
By Mark Valencia · 17 May 2014

All the fun of the fair at English National Opera as Mozart's amorous merry-go-round returns in a sparkling new production

Tosca (Royal Opera House)
By Katherine Cooper · 12 May 2014

Director Jonathan Kent's vivid staging of Puccini's verismo classic returns to Covent Garden yet again

La Traviata (Royal Opera House)
By Keith McDonnell · 9 May 2014

Ailyn Perez and Stephen Costello take over the principal roles in Richard Eyre's production of Verdi's tragedy - to thrilling effect

Thebans (ENO)
By Simon Thomas · 4 May 2014

Julian Anderson's first full-scale opera, an English National Opera commission, impresses at the London Coliseum

Le nozze di Figaro (Royal Opera House)
By Keith McDonnell · 4 May 2014

A superb cast brings Mozart's comedy to life in an effervescent performance at Covent Garden

La bohème (Opera North - tour)
By Ron Simpson · 30 Apr 2014

Puccini's indelible tear-jerker returns to Leeds & Salford in a revival of Phyllida Lloyd's much-loved staging

La Traviata (Royal Opera House)
By Keith McDonnell · 20 Apr 2014

Diana Damrau is sensational as Violetta in the latest incarnationl of Richard Eyre's oft-revived production

Through His Teeth
By Keith McDonnell · 10 Apr 2014

Luke Bedford's new opera based on the Faust legend is a total knock-out

Faust (Royal Opera House)
By Mark Valencia · 5 Apr 2014

Gounod's unashamedly lyrical version of Goethe's poem returns to Covent Garden with Calleja, Terfel and Keenlyside

Powder Her Face (ENO at Ambika P3)
By Mark Valencia · 3 Apr 2014

The first opera by Thomas Adès energetically revived in a found space on Marylebone Road