OPERA


Reviews


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

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