OPERA


Reviews


La bohème (Opera Holland Park)
Puccini's opera, backdated to Tudor times and splendidly staged at London's summer festival
The Cunning Little Vixen (Glyndebourne)
Melly Still's colourful production of Janáček's operatic fable in a loving revival
Illuminations (Snape Maltings)
The 69th Aldeburgh Festival opens with an imaginative fusion of circus and music
Tristan and Isolde (London Coliseum)
English National Opera's new artistic director scales one of the repertoire's greatest peaks
Iris (Opera Holland Park)
A new production of Mascagni's Verismo shocker of 1898
Eugene Onegin (Garsington Opera at Wormsley)
A flawed yet absorbing and immensely moving account of Tchaikovsky's romantic opera
L'italiana in Algeri (Garsington Opera at Wormsley)
Garsington treats Rossini's barely-comic opera to a lavish production by Will Tuckett
Der Ring des Nibelungen (Leeds Town Hall and tour)
Opera North's ambitious project to tour a complete Ring cycle is triumphantly fulfilled
Oedipe (Royal Opera House)
The talents of La Fura dels Baus bring a vibrant originality to Enescu's opera
Il barbiere di Siviglia (Glyndebourne)
Annabel Arden's new production of Rossini's comic opera is a summer treat