Maria Stuarda, WNO

The second installment of Welsh National Opera’s Tudor trilogy, Donizetti’s Maria Stuarda saw

Giasone, ETO

Once again, one can only applaud English Touring Opera’s sense of
adventure — and commitment. Its autumn season comprises three Venetian
operas: L’incoronazione di Poppea, Giasone, and
Agrippina, all in translation.

Die Fledermaus, ENO

‘Chacun ‡ son go˚t!’ cries the inebriated Prince Orlovsky, invigorated by champagne and high-living. An indifferent ‘each to his own’?

Stephen King in San Francisco

Coincidentally last Friday night was the closing night of San Francisco Opera’s Dolores Claiborne and the opening night of Ray of Light Theatre’s Carrie The Musical.

Fidelio, ENO

More than two centuries on, Fidelio may well remain the most misunderstood opera of all.

Anna Bolena, Welsh National Opera

Welsh National Opera’s new production of Donizetti’s Anna Bolena is the first part of their trilogy of Donizetti’s Tudor operas, Anna Bolena, Maria Stuarda and Roberto Devereux.