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

The Adventures of Count Ory (Blackheath Halls)

Top professionals lead the annual community opera in south-east London