OPERA


Reviews


Review: Vanessa (Glyndebourne)
Glyndebourne presents the first fully professional UK staging of Barber's romantic 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
Review: Pelléas et Mélisande (Glyndebourne)
Glyndebourne makes itself at home in a bizarre staging of Debussy's only full-length opera
Review: Don Giovanni (Royal Opera House)
Video kills the opera star – or nearly – in this well-cast revival of Mozart's masterpiece