OPERA


Reviews


Rigoletto (ENO)
By Simon Thomas · 14 Feb 2014

The Coliseum has a new court jester as Miller's Mafiosi make way for Christopher Alden's not-so-gentlemen's club

Macbeth (Opera North)
By Ron Simpson · 9 Feb 2014

Tim Albery's staging of Verdi's first Shakespeare opera returns to Opera North

Don Giovanni (Royal Opera)
By Keith McDonnell · 2 Feb 2014

Kasper Holten's new staging of 'Don Giovanni' may take liberties with the text, but it's engrossing and exceptionally well sung

Peter Grimes (ENO)
By Mark Valencia · 30 Jan 2014

David Alden's magnificent 2009 production of Britten's masterpiece returns to the London Coliseum

La fanciulla del West (Opera North)
By WhatsOnStage Reviewer · 22 Jan 2014

Saddle your horses! Puccini's spaghetti western is back on the trail

Manon (Royal Opera)
By Mark Valencia · 15 Jan 2014

Massenet's sumptuously romantic epic of doomed love returns to Covent Garden

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