Review: Vanessa (Glyndebourne)
Glyndebourne presents the first fully professional UK staging of Barber's romantic opera
Surreal, modern and meta: the radical designs for a transformed version of Rossini's La Cenerentola
By Daniel Unger
The designer of Opéra de Lyon's La Cenerentola explains the details of the radically transformed version of Rossini's opera
Review: The Rape of Lucretia (Arcola Theatre)
A taut and terrific new production of Britten's first chamber opera
Review: Saul (Glyndebourne)
A welcome revival for Barrie Kosky's operatic version of Handel's biblical oratorio
Review: Ariadne auf Naxos (Opera Holland Park)
Opera Holland Park scores a triumph with its first-ever staging of a Richard Strauss opera
Review: Isabeau (Opera Holland Park)
A little-known opera by Mascagni staged by London's enterprising independent company
Review: Falstaff (Royal Opera House)
Verdi's (and Shakespeare's) fat knight and merry wives return to Covent Garden in triumph
Review: Idomeneo (Buxton Opera House)
Mozart's classical opera in a ponderous production in Buxton's bijou opera house
Review: The Skating Rink (Garsington Opera at Wormsley)
An exotic new mystery thriller is Garsington's final opera of 2018
Rory Mullarkey, playwright and opera librettist
It's a hectic summer for this busy writer of plays and operas