OPERA


Reviews


Carmen (Royal Opera)
By WhatsOnStage Reviewer · 18 Dec 2013
Bizet's crowd-pleaser returns to Covent Garden for a Christmas run.
How The Whale Became (Royal Opera)
By Keith McDonnell · 15 Dec 2013
The Royal Opera's festive offering is a new opera by Julian Philips based on a selection of Ted Hughes' stories
Parsifal (Royal Opera)
By Keith McDonnell · 1 Dec 2013
The Royal Opera unveils a new staging of Wagner's enigmatic final work
Tristan und Isolde Act 2 (LSO/Harding)
By WhatsOnStage Reviewer · 29 Nov 2013
Daniel Harding conducts a starry cast at London's Barbican Hall in a substantial chunk of Wagner
Satyagraha (ENO)
By WhatsOnStage Reviewer · 22 Nov 2013
Glass' meditation on the life of Gandhi returns to the Coliseum for its second revival.
The Magic Flute (ENO)
By Mark Valencia · 8 Nov 2013

At the London Coliseum Simon McBurney gives Mozart's fantasy opera the Complicite treatment and gets away with it – just

L'Enfant prodigue/Francesca di Foix (GSMD)
By Simon Thomas · 5 Nov 2013
Guildhall students shine in an imaginative pairing of one-acters, expertly directed by Stephen Barlow
La Damnation de Faust (LSO/Gergiev)
By Mark Valencia · 4 Nov 2013
A damned shame: the spirit of Colin Davis fails to materialise as the London Symphony Orchestra brings Berlioz back to the Barbican
Wozzeck (Royal Opera)
By Mark Valencia · 1 Nov 2013
Alban Berg's darker-than-dark adaptation of Büchner's Woyzeck makes a musically incandescent return to Covent Garden
Festival of Britten (Opera North)
By Mark Valencia · 30 Oct 2013
Three of the best by Benjamin Britten as Opera North celebrates the composer's centenary in style