opera

Each summer, a major, popular opera festival takes place just off Kensington High Street in a temporary theatre erected in Holland Park. Before Opera...

In the modern world, the staging of opera and theatre poses an increasingly complex challenge, often requiring large teams of specialist personnel. Creating sets...

Despite studying English at college, American soprano Mary Elizabeth Williams has been a professional opera singer for more than 20 years. As she tells...

Every summer in a small Bavarian town, Wagner aficionados gather for the highlight of their year: the Bayreuth Festival. Founded in 1876 by Richard...

Wasfi Kani is one of Britain’s feistiest opera bosses – famous, even notorious, for leading from the front. But our first meeting creates a...

If you want to train as an opera singer, Britain seems a good place to be based. In the 2017 listing by subject, QS...

When opera was born, in Florence around 1600, no one could have imagined that it might develop from its intimate courtly origins into the...

As the first artistic director of the Grange Festival, the world-renowned singer talks to Graham Rogers about what’s on offer in its inaugural season...

Country-house opera: a small but critical part of the operatic economy, staging creative productions and innovative repertoire while offering career opportunities for hardworking, but...
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