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This Latest Don Giovanni Is Updated Yet Outdated

This Latest Don Giovanni Is Updated Yet Outdated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: Glenn Close Is Blinding In Sunset Boulevard

Review: Glenn Close Is Blinding In Sunset Boulevard

While stripped back staging brings you closer to the words. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★★
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 ★★★★☆
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 ★★☆☆☆
Russian Ballet Star Irina Kolesnikova Makes For An Enchanting, If Traditional, Swan

Russian Ballet Star Irina Kolesnikova Makes For An Enchanting, If Traditional, Swan

Catch Swan Lake at the ENO. | By Tiffany Pritchard ★★★★☆
Historic Ballet La Sylphide Is Intriguing But Not Exceptional

Historic Ballet La Sylphide Is Intriguing But Not Exceptional

Classic tale ends short run at ENO. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★☆☆
Franco-Era Carmen Is Gutsy, Tacky And A Bit Confusing

Franco-Era Carmen Is Gutsy, Tacky And A Bit Confusing

Operatic classic gets modern makeover. | By Silvia Baretta ★★★☆☆
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
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 ★★★★★
English National Ballet Cracks Tchaikovsky Classic

English National Ballet Cracks Tchaikovsky Classic

The Nutcracker is enchanting for all. | By Silvia Baretta ★★★★☆
Children’s Opera Proves Seriously Entertaining

Children’s Opera Proves Seriously Entertaining

The Way Back Home at the Young Vic. | By Sam Smith ★★★★☆
La Bohème Wows With 1930s Makeover

La Bohème Wows With 1930s Makeover

Fall in love with the ENO's latest version. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★★☆
The Girl Of The Golden West: Opera's Brokeback Butterfly

The Girl Of The Golden West: Opera's Brokeback Butterfly

Minnie mooches with the miners. Puccini tinkles the tunes. | By Johnny Fox
A Cursed Marriage: ENO's Otello

A Cursed Marriage: ENO's Otello

A beautifully-sung Otello that lacks dramatic punch. | By Lise Smith
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
Opera Stars Gather For George Harewood At ENO

Opera Stars Gather For George Harewood At ENO

Gala to commemorate a life dedicated to opera. | By Stuart Black
A Delightfully Vaudeville Update Of Cosi Fan Tutte

A Delightfully Vaudeville Update Of Cosi Fan Tutte

Mozart's classic opera from ENO and Improbable Theatre at the Coliseum. | By Lise 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
Bright, Elusive Butterfly of Love: Puccini's All-Time Favourite @ London Coliseum

Bright, Elusive Butterfly of Love: Puccini's All-Time Favourite @ London Coliseum

You may never see the story staged more vividly. | By Johnny Fox
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
New Fidelio Drags Political Imprisonment Into The Blinding Light

New Fidelio Drags Political Imprisonment Into The Blinding Light

Calixto Bieito’s stylish Beethoven for the English National Opera. | 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
What’s On In London Theatre 23 – 29 April

What’s On In London Theatre 23 – 29 April

London’s best theatre, dance, opera, comedy and kids theatre opening this week | By Zoe Craig
Multimedia Opera, Sunken Garden, Premieres At Barbican

Multimedia Opera, Sunken Garden, Premieres At Barbican

A visually stunning, boundary crossing piece. | By Sam Smith
Johan Christensen Steps Into Sergei Polunin's Tights In Midnight Express

Johan Christensen Steps Into Sergei Polunin's Tights In Midnight Express

Even ballet can't save you from a prison sentence. | By Tim Macavoy
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 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: Medea At The ENO

Opera Review: Medea At The ENO

Ancient Greek tragedy gets modern retelling. | By Tiffany Pritchard
Opera Review: La Traviata @ The Coliseum

Opera Review: La Traviata @ The Coliseum

A beautiful opera with a top soprano, but a director who loves curtains too much. | By Tim Macavoy
Opera Review: Carmen @ London Coliseum

Opera Review: Carmen @ London Coliseum

Updated to the last days of Franco, Carmen is opera for people who don't even like opera. | By Johnny Fox
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
What’s On In London Theatre 30 Oct-5 Nov

What’s On In London Theatre 30 Oct-5 Nov

Our top tips for the best theatre, opera and dance shows opening in London this week. | By Zoe Craig
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
What's On In London Theatre 16-22 October

What's On In London Theatre 16-22 October

Our top tips for the best theatre, opera and dance shows opening in London this week. | By Zoe Craig
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
Review: Dr Dee @ London Coliseum

Review: Dr Dee @ London Coliseum

Is this a low for the ENO? | By Franco Milazzo
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
Opera Review: The Death of Klinghoffer @ Coliseum

Opera Review: The Death of Klinghoffer @ Coliseum

Political controversy in John Adams's opera. | By Londonist
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