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This Latest Don Giovanni Is Updated Yet Outdated

This Latest Don Giovanni Is Updated Yet Outdated

A missed opportunity to do something fresh. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★☆☆
Review: Infanticide-Themed Opera Both Draining And Engaging

Review: Infanticide-Themed Opera Both Draining And Engaging

A tale of fickle men, lost love and killing babies. | By Sam Smith ★★★★☆
Review: Anish Kapoor Ditches Sculpture For Opera

Review: Anish Kapoor Ditches Sculpture For Opera

First rate opera with innovative set designs. | By Sam Smith ★★★★☆
Review: Madame Butterfly Takes Wing At The ENO

Review: Madame Butterfly Takes Wing At The ENO

Latest re-re-revival is unbalanced but beautiful. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★☆☆
Review: If You See One Philip Glass Opera, Make It This One

Review: If You See One Philip Glass Opera, Make It This One

Minimalism connects Ancient Egypt to the modern day. | By Sam Smith ★★★★☆
Review: Sister Act Meets Druids In ENO's First Ever Norma

Review: Sister Act Meets Druids In ENO's First Ever Norma

Curiosity alone should lead you to watch this one. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★☆
Review: Old Dog, New Tricks... The Magic Flute Plays Again At The ENO

Review: Old Dog, New Tricks... The Magic Flute Plays Again At The ENO

Seeing is believing for this latest version of the Mozart classic. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★★☆
Review: Is Jonathan Miller's Mikado Still Worth Seeing?

Review: Is Jonathan Miller's Mikado Still Worth Seeing?

Opera returns to the ENO for the 14th time. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★☆☆
English National Opera Triumphs With Underrated Verdi Masterpiece: Review

English National Opera Triumphs With Underrated Verdi Masterpiece: Review

Move over Aida and La traviata - it's time to give this lesser known gem an airing! | By Sam Smith ★★★★☆
Smack My Puccini Up: La Boheme At Coliseum Reviewed

Smack My Puccini Up: La Boheme At Coliseum Reviewed

Sex, drugs and opera singing. | By Stuart Black ★★☆☆☆
Tradition Meets Modernity At Start Of English National Opera Season

Tradition Meets Modernity At Start Of English National Opera Season

Opera with turbulent history kicks off ENO's autumn season. | By Londonist ★★★★☆
Queen Of Spades: More Sex, Death And Thwarted Ambition Than Game Of Thrones

Queen Of Spades: More Sex, Death And Thwarted Ambition Than Game Of Thrones

Tchaikovsky gets a spectacular update. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★★☆
Mike Leigh's Pirates Of Penzance Is "As Faithful As An Ugly Husband"

Mike Leigh's Pirates Of Penzance Is "As Faithful As An Ugly Husband"

The very model of a comic operetta. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★☆☆
9/11 Opera To Premiere At Barbican

9/11 Opera To Premiere At Barbican

ENO production depicts event that changed the world. | By Sam Smith
The Indian Queen Is A Beguiling Patchwork

The Indian Queen Is A Beguiling Patchwork

The ENO reconfigures Purcell to great effect. | By Londonist ★★★★☆
Is It Time To Fall In Love With La Traviata Again?

Is It Time To Fall In Love With La Traviata Again?

Timeless opera La Traviata returns to a troubled ENO. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★☆☆
Perfect Production Builds On Brilliant Opera At The Coliseum

Perfect Production Builds On Brilliant Opera At The Coliseum

Wagner's The Mastersingers of Nuremberg. It doesn't get much better. | By Sam Smith ★★★★★
Children’s Opera Proves Seriously Entertaining

Children’s Opera Proves Seriously Entertaining

The Way Back Home at the Young Vic. | By Sam Smith ★★★★☆
ENO’s The Marriage Of Figaro Is A Total Delight

ENO’s The Marriage Of Figaro Is A Total Delight

Fiona Shaw returns with a magical Mozart. | By Stuart Black
Handel Opera Will Transport You To Georgian Britain

Handel Opera Will Transport You To Georgian Britain

Nicholas Hytner's production of Xerxes enjoys an outstanding revival. | By Sam Smith
Cutting Edge Film Opera To Have UK Premiere At The Coliseum

Cutting Edge Film Opera To Have UK Premiere At The Coliseum

Part of a weekend exploring avant-garde artist Matthew Barney. | By Sam Smith
English National Opera’s The Pearl Fishers Proves A Real Gem

English National Opera’s The Pearl Fishers Proves A Real Gem

The first revival of Penny Woolcock's 2010 production of the Georges Bizet classic. | By Sam Smith
The Opera With The Protagonist Who’s A Very Naughty Boy

The Opera With The Protagonist Who’s A Very Naughty Boy

Python Terry Gilliam directs his second piece for English National Opera. | By Sam Smith
How To Get Into Opera For The First Time

How To Get Into Opera For The First Time

Don't know where to start? Take a look at our handy hints. | By Sam Smith
Thebans: A Triumphant World Première At ENO

Thebans: A Triumphant World Première At ENO

Based on the Oedipus myth, Julian Anderson's first opera is a marvel of colours and emotions. | By Londonist
1990s Opera Reveals The Rise, Fall And Seductive Power Of A Duchess

1990s Opera Reveals The Rise, Fall And Seductive Power Of A Duchess

Thrilling opera, Powder Her Face, in an offbeat venue. | By Sam Smith
Handel Opera For The 21st Century

Handel Opera For The 21st Century

English National Opera proves it is the 'House of Handel' with Rodelinda. | By Sam Smith
ENO Launches A New Rigoletto

ENO Launches A New Rigoletto

Production may divide opinions, but the singing is hard to beat. | By Londonist
Peter Grimes Takes Coliseum By Storm

Peter Grimes Takes Coliseum By Storm

Lighting strikes twice - this revival is as strong as the original 2009 production. | By Sam Smith
The Truth About English National Opera’s Satyagraha At The Coliseum

The Truth About English National Opera’s Satyagraha At The Coliseum

Philip Glass's opera about Mahatma Gandhi. | By Sam Smith
Does Die Fledermaus At The Coliseum Have Wings?

Does Die Fledermaus At The Coliseum Have Wings?

The opera that is batty by name and batty by nature. | By Londonist
Swan Lake Reloaded Is Gutter Baroque At Its Best

Swan Lake Reloaded Is Gutter Baroque At Its Best

Fredrik Rydman breathes new life into Tchaikovsky's ballet. | By Stuart Black
Enjoy An Opera And An Emotional Birthday Celebration At The London Coliseum

Enjoy An Opera And An Emotional Birthday Celebration At The London Coliseum

English National Opera presents Benjamin Britten's Death in Venice. | By Sam Smith
Walt Disney Opera Enjoys UK Premiere At The London Coliseum

Walt Disney Opera Enjoys UK Premiere At The London Coliseum

Does The Perfect American make for the perfect opera? | By Sam Smith
Bleak, But Effective, Updating Of Berg's Wozzeck From English National Opera

Bleak, But Effective, Updating Of Berg's Wozzeck From English National Opera

Director Carrie Cracknell makes this early 20th century masterpiece feel as relevant as ever. | By Sam Smith
Postcard-perfect: La Boheme At English National Opera

Postcard-perfect: La Boheme At English National Opera

See the world's second-most-popular opera, in a revival of Jonathan Miller's 2009 production. | By Londonist
Multimedia Opera, Sunken Garden, Premieres At Barbican

Multimedia Opera, Sunken Garden, Premieres At Barbican

A visually stunning, boundary crossing piece. | By Sam Smith
Opera Goes Multimedia, As Sunken Garden Premieres At The Barbican

Opera Goes Multimedia, As Sunken Garden Premieres At The Barbican

3D film opera comes to London. | By Sam Smith
Opera Review: Barber of Seville @ London Coliseum

Opera Review: Barber of Seville @ London Coliseum

A solid and crowdpleasing night out. | By Londonist
Opera Preview: The Barber of Seville @ Coliseum

Opera Preview: The Barber of Seville @ Coliseum

Jonathan Miller's production is an excellent choice for first time opera-goers. | By Sam Smith
Opera Review: The Pilgrim’s Progress @ Coliseum

Opera Review: The Pilgrim’s Progress @ Coliseum

The first professional British production of Vaughan Williams' opera since the Festival of Britain! | By Sam Smith
Opera Review: Don Giovanni @ Coliseum

Opera Review: Don Giovanni @ Coliseum

English National Opera's first revival of its 2010 production works a treat. | By Sam Smith
Opera Review: Julius Caesar @ Coliseum

Opera Review: Julius Caesar @ Coliseum

Two first rate counter-tenors appear in this new production of Handel's masterpiece. | By Sam Smith
Opera Review: Julietta @ Coliseum

Opera Review: Julietta @ Coliseum

English National Opera takes a risk and comes up trumps. | By Sam Smith
Theatre Review: Bravo Figaro! @ Tricycle Theatre

Theatre Review: Bravo Figaro! @ Tricycle Theatre

Bravo Mark Thomas for this one-man show exploring a father-son relationship, and a love of opera. | By Sam Smith
Preview: English National Opera @ Coliseum, September – December 2012

Preview: English National Opera @ Coliseum, September – December 2012

Works from the 18th to 20th centuries make this a bumper packed season. | By Sam Smith
Opera Review: Billy Budd @ Coliseum

Opera Review: Billy Budd @ Coliseum

English National Opera reveals its affinity with composer Benjamin Britten. | By Sam Smith
Opera Review: The Flying Dutchman @ Coliseum

Opera Review: The Flying Dutchman @ Coliseum

Has there ever been a better time to experience Wagner? | By Sam Smith
Opera Review: Jakob Lenz @ Hampstead Theatre

Opera Review: Jakob Lenz @ Hampstead Theatre

A weird and wonderful start to English National Opera's spring season. | By Sam Smith
Preview: English National Opera @ Coliseum, April - July 2012

Preview: English National Opera @ Coliseum, April - July 2012

Your guide to the new season. | By Sam Smith
Opera Review: The Tales of Hoffmann @ Coliseum

Opera Review: The Tales of Hoffmann @ Coliseum

There's more to this opera than just the famous Doll Song and Barcarolle. | By Sam Smith
Opera Review: Der Rosenkavalier @ Coliseum

Opera Review: Der Rosenkavalier @ Coliseum

Richard Strauss's comic masterpiece, seen in all its glory. | By Sam Smith
Opera Review: Tosca @ Coliseum

Opera Review: Tosca @ Coliseum

Treat yourself this Christmas to Puccini's operatic masterpiece. | By Sam Smith
Opera Review: Castor and Pollux @ Coliseum

Opera Review: Castor and Pollux @ Coliseum

The staging may shock, but the singing will enthral. | By Sam Smith
Arts Ahead: What’s On In London 18-24 October

Arts Ahead: What’s On In London 18-24 October

A slew of new exhibitions and shows open in London this week; some with a distinctly half-termish outlook | By Zoe Craig
Opera Review: The Passenger @ Coliseum

Opera Review: The Passenger @ Coliseum

Discover a twentieth century masterpiece for the first time. | By Sam Smith
Opera Review: The Elixir of Love @ Coliseum

Opera Review: The Elixir of Love @ Coliseum

Does this Elixir have a kick, Sir? | By Sam Smith
Opera Review: Two Boys @ Coliseum

Opera Review: Two Boys @ Coliseum

Does Nico Muhly's new opera describe murder or 'death by internet'? | By Sam Smith
Opera Review: Simon Boccanegra @ Coliseum

Opera Review: Simon Boccanegra @ Coliseum

Dmitri Tcherniakov’s new production of Verdi's underrated opera. | By Sam Smith
Opera Review: A Midsummer Night's Dream @ Coliseum

Opera Review: A Midsummer Night's Dream @ Coliseum

A deep, dark take on Benjamin Britten's opera. | By Sam Smith