OPERA


Reviews


Prince Igor (Novaya Opera, Coliseum)
By Simon Thomas · 2 Apr 2014

Borodin's tuneful epic makes a rare appearance on these shores in a visiting production from Moscow's newest opera company

L'Ormindo (Sam Wanamaker Playhouse)
By Simon Thomas · 27 Mar 2014

The Royal Opera brings Cavalli's comic-erotic 17th-century entertainment to London's newest performance space

Die Frau ohne Schatten (Royal Opera House)
By Mark Valencia · 15 Mar 2014

Strauss's psychological fairy tale brilliantly staged by Claus Guth on his Covent Garden debut

Le Docteur Miracle (Pop-Up Opera)
By Susan Elkin · 11 Mar 2014

Pop-Up Opera's latest offering makes for a "jolly evening's theatre"

The Magic Flute (Hackney Empire - tour)
By Mark Valencia · 9 Mar 2014

English Touring Opera's popular production of Mozart's late Singspiel embarks on a lengthy spring tour

La traviata (WNO)
By Katherine Cooper · 9 Mar 2014

Verdi's consumptive heroine returns in a revival of David McVicar's much-loved production for Welsh National Opera

Boulevard Solitude (WNO)
By Katherine Cooper · 9 Mar 2014

Henze's retelling of the Manon Lescaut story is a five-star triumph for Welsh National Opera

Manon Lescaut (WNO)
By Katherine Cooper · 9 Mar 2014

Puccini's version of the time-honoured tale by Abbé Prévost receives an oblique new production from Welsh National Opera

The Adventures of Pinocchio (GSMD)
By Mark Valencia · 5 Mar 2014

A talented young company triumphs in Collodi's cautionary tale of the puppet who wanted to be a real boy

La Fille du régiment (Royal Opera)
By Simon Thomas · 4 Mar 2014

Donizetti's comic confection returns to Covent Garden with an unexpected guest star