OPERA


Reviews


Król Roger (Royal Opera House)
Szymanowski's 1926 opera in a devastating new production by Kasper Holten
The Pirates of Penzance (Tour)
The Union Theatre's all-male Gilbert & Sullivan marches on with catlike tread
Between Worlds (Barbican Theatre)
English National Opera goes on its annual travels with a new opera depicting the events of 9/11
King Size (Royal Opera House)
Renowned Swiss director Christoph Marthaler brings a breath of fresh air to the Linbury Theatre
Il turco in Italia (Royal Opera House)
Rossini's romantic farce boasts an experienced cast for its third run at Covent Garden
Swanhunter (Royal Opera House and tour)
Opera North revives its chamber opera for children in partnership with The Wrong Crowd
Sweeney Todd (London Coliseum)
Emma Thompson offers 'unbridled joy as Mrs Lovett' in Sondheim's classic
Giove in Argo (Britten Theatre)
The first modern-day performance of a little-known Handel opera
Madama Butterfly (Royal Opera House) - 'a tainted relationship'
America meets Japan as Puccini's tearjerker returns to Covent Garden
La bohème (English Touring Opera - Tour)
A new production of Puccini's evergreen tear-jerker that's musically first-rate