OPERA

Julia Bullock and Thomas Walker in The Indian Queen. Photo: Tristram Kenton

The title page of the production’s programme booklet bears the rubric: “The Indian Queen, unfinished semi-opera in five acts with a prologue by Henry...
Claudia Huckle, Nadezhda Karyazina, Sinead Mulhern and Toby Spence (Tamino) in Die Zauberflote by Mozart, Royal Opera House

After some recent lacklustre outings under other directors, David McVicar’s 2003 production of Mozart’s mystical opera returns to Covent Garden pepped up by McVicar...
Caitlin Hulcup as Orfeo and Lucy Hall as Euridice. Photo: KK Dundas

Ashley Page, one-time artistic director of Scottish Ballet, makes his Scottish Opera debut directing a deliciously abstract and dance-orientated production of Orfeo ed Euridice....

English National Opera is going through a troubled period, though that's nothing new, as anyone who has followed the company's fortunes over the decades...

Tim Albery's 2009 staging of Wagner's The Flying Dutchman returns for its second revival. The opera is played in the continuous version Wagner conceived...

Mozart's popular comedy takes to the Opera North stage in a new production by Jo Davies, who has already given the company major hits...

Every opera company hopes to gain for its repertoire a successful Traviata - a valuable asset, as the piece seems to be endlessly popular...

James MacMillan has cut a whole scene and tweaked the vocal score for this new production of his 1996 opera debut. The result, with...

Jonas Kaufmann, the world's most widely admired operatic tenor, returns to the Covent Garden stage in what is the Royal Opera's first production of...

This production marked some important firsts - the first collaboration between the Royal Opera and the Roundhouse, the first opera staging by Michael Boyd,...

German director Katharina Thoma's first UK production was Ariadne auf Naxos for Glyndebourne, which received a mixed reception. Her second, and her first work...

Daniel Dooner is responsible for this slightly toned-down version of Jonathan Miller's production, which was new in 2004.Isabella Bywater's enormous doll's house set still...