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Buxton Opera House

Even at a time when Baroque operas are being endlessly revived, the 40 surviving examples by Antonio Caldara haven’t had much of a look-in:...

The Italian word pasticcio can mean a number of things, but to 18th-century audiences it meant a sort of musical pudding made up of...

Buxton’s new regime launches with a visually intriguing and musically impassioned account of Tchaikovsky’s opera, set in mid-19th-century Russia and sung in cleanly articulated...

This year welcomed a new 400-seat opera house at Nevill Holt, where the resident company staged successful productions of Figaro and Antony McDonald’s Powder...

Theatre by the Lake in Keswick and Belfast's Grand Opera House are among the 12 regional winners of the UK's Most Welcoming Theatre Award...

In its original version, Donizetti’s The Daughter of the Regiment is a light comedy with a military background: Marie, abandoned on the battlefield as...

Despite being a relatively familiar title, Mozart’s Idomeneo is a challenging assignment for Buxton, with a clutch of demanding central roles and a substantial...

The latest press night parties, new shows in rehearsal, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures. This week's highlights include the Buxton Festival press...

The rarely performed Lucio Silla was the last of the three operas Mozart composed for Milan as a teenager – he was not quite...
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