opera

This year, the London Handel Festival’s annual opera is a great rarity: Faramondo, which had eight performances in 1738 and then disappeared until the...

Former English National Opera boss John Berry has launched a new, not-for-profit company that will commission and produce opera as well as offer training...

Originally seen in 2008, Christopher Alden’s staging won the Olivier Award for Best New Opera Production the following year, and in its first revival...

The BBC is to broadcast a new documentary series about the history of opera, in collaboration with the Royal Opera House. Presented by Lucy Worsley, the...

A major new exhibition exploring opera will open at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. The exhibition, which is being staged in collaboration with...

Lesley Garrett has highlighted the lack of roles for older women in opera, claiming roles that exist “tend to be bag ladies and witches”. Her...

The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama is to set up a dedicated opera school, in partnership with Welsh National Opera. The school will...

Opera North’s fairytale season continues with the most popular of all operatic examples, Hansel and Gretel. Edward Dick’s production sets the action of the...

Natasha Tripney It’s been a hell of a turbulent year: 2016 has seemed intent on claiming some of our most beloved people and showering power...
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