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Opera in the City Festival opens its third season with what must be a UK premiere, and a great rarity anywhere: a performance of...

This is Scottish Opera’s second show for babies; after the huge success of BambinO for six to 18-month-olds, Fot-Tot! is aimed at one to...

Rossini's music for Le Comte Ory is often exquisite, but the humour is robust. The womanising Count Ory devises ways of seducing the beautiful...

By Barrie Kosky’s standards, his take on Tchaikovsky’s downbeat classic is a restrained affair. It premiered in 2016 at the Komische Oper Berlin, where...

Plácido Domingo will perform as scheduled at the Royal Opera House next year, the venue has said, as an investigation into allegations of sexual...

An opera about a singing contest would seem an obvious candidate for a modern-era production and that’s exactly what Fulham Opera has chosen to...

It’s been almost three decades since The Jerry Springer Show first graced – or rather, disgraced – our TV screens and 16 years since...

Hippolyte et Aricie, a take on the Phaedra story first seen in 1733, is a landmark opera by a supreme French composer, yet opportunities...

In purely musical terms, the most striking component of this trilogy of contemporary works is the finale: Bel canto by Cassandra Miller. A tribute...
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