OPERA


Reviews


Madame X (Arcola Theatre)

The Grimeborn Festival presents Tim Benjamin's new opera about art, murder and revenge

Werther (Arcola Theatre)

WOS Opera Poll winner Aylin Bozok returns to the Grimeborn summer festival with Massenet's dark romance

Owen Wingrave (Edinburgh International Festival)

Neil Bartlett's production of Britten's opera is timely and moving

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