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A silvery Dream lost among the shadows: Britten at the Aldeburgh Festival

By , 11 June 2017
****1
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London

Petticoated pirate romp: The Pirates of Penzance at ENO

By , 09 February 2017
***11
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Glasgow

Scottish Opera’s Mikado: A Victorian variety show on Japanese Night

By , 07 May 2016
***11
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London

Inspired by Shakespeare: a London gala to celebrate The Bard

By , 23 April 2016
***11
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Bristol

Welsh National Opera's Barber of Seville underwhelms

By , 15 March 2016
**111
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London

Barbed wire and gruel: cold comfort in ENO’s Force of Destiny

By , 09 November 2015
***11
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London

Shore’s Bartolo shines in a Barber as frothy as Figaro’s shaving foam at ENO

By , 28 September 2015
***11
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London

That sinking feeling: ENO’s Pirates of Penzance scuppered at the Coliseum

By , 09 May 2015
**111
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London

Iain Paterson and Edward Gardner lead a top quality rendering of Wagner's Meistersinger for ENO

By , 07 February 2015
*****
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London

Jonathan Miller's La bohème returns to ENO

By , 29 October 2014
***11
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Chicago

Die Fledermaus rings in the holidays at the Lyric Opera of Chicago

By , 10 December 2013
****1
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London

Burlesque and bats: Christopher Alden reinvents Die Fledermaus for ENO

By , 30 September 2013
****1
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New York City

Iván Fischer's Mostly Mozart Figaro is fresh and fun

By , 11 August 2013
****1
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London

John Graham-Hall outstanding in ENO's Death in Venice

By , 14 June 2013
***11
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London

Outstanding Rossini singing from Lucy Crowe in ENO's Barber of Seville

By , 25 February 2013
***11
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London

The walk to paradise: Delius' A Village Romeo and Juliet on the South Bank

By , 25 September 2012
***11
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London

Surrealism in the opera house: Martinů's Julietta at ENO

By , 17 September 2012
***11
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London

Prom 60: Glyndebourne's outstanding Figaro

By , 28 August 2012
*****
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London

Rihm's Jakob Lenz at Hampstead Theatre: a Testament to Modern Opera

By , 17 April 2012
****1
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London

A stellar cast lights up ENO's Rosenkavalier

By , 28 January 2012
****1
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London

The ENO's Elixir of Love

By , 15 September 2011
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Boston

Britten and the Bard at Boston Lyric Opera

By , 29 April 2011
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Chicago

Off with Their Heads!

By , 11 December 2010
****1
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London

Janáček's Makropulos Case - it's a fairy tale, but not as we know it

By , 20 September 2010
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