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
Norma (Holland Park)
Bellini's bel canto classic in an arid staging, saved by some great singing
La traviata (Glyndebourne)
Verdi's most popular opera, sensationally played and sung, crowns the 2014 Glyndebourne season
The Adventures of Count Ory (Blackheath Halls)
Top professionals lead the annual community opera in south-east London
Maria Stuarda (Royal Opera House)
Joyce DiDonato dazzles the ear in Donizetti's operatic retelling of Schiller's play
The Turn of the Screw (Holland Park)
Benjamin Britten's ghost opera brings shivers to a warm summer evening
La finta giardiniera (Glyndebourne)
A charming early opera by Mozart makes its first appearance at Glyndebourne
Ariadne auf Naxos (Royal Opera House)
Karita Mattila makes a thrilling role debut as Ariadne in the Royal Opera's revival of Strauss's opera
The Cunning Little Vixen (Garsington Opera at Wormsley Estate)
By Katherine Cooper
Janáček's bucolic tale, magically staged by Daniel Slater, is the ideal summer opera