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Performer: Annabel Arden

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Sun, sex and suspicious potions: L'elisir d'amore at Glyndebourne

Misha Kiria (Dr Dulcamara) and Benedetta Torre (Adina) © Glyndebourne Productions Ltd | Donald Cooper
Annabel Arden's superb production of Donizetti's classic makes a welcome return for the Glyndebourne Tour in a taut revival led by two excellent principals.
****1
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Laughter returns to Seville: a sparkling Barbiere revival

Hera Hyesang Park (Rosina) and Andrey Zhilikhovsky (Figaro) © Robert Workman
Cast changes and a revival director who sharpens up the action make all the difference to this revival of Rossini's *Barber of Seville* in Glyndebourne's opening weekend. 
****1
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A radical approach to an operatic warhorse by Opera North

Alexandra Zabala as Aida and Eric Greene as Amonasro © Clive Barda
Opera North's Aida, directed by Annabel Arden and conducted by Sir Richard Armstrong in Leeds Town Hall, is a welcome radical interpretation in the spirit of the times. 
****1
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Destiny and South Sea escapes from Opera North

Wallis Giunta (Dinah) with Nicholas Butterfield, Fflur Wyn and Joseph Shovelton (The Trio) © Alastair Muir
Two thematically linked, but contrasting short operas are the final component of Opera North's Little Greats season at the Leeds Grand Theatre.
***11
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Strong ensemble cast gives fizz to Glyndebourne's touring Barber

Laura Verrecchia (Rosina) and Tobias Greenhalgh (Figaro) © Bill Cooper
A revival of Arden's 2016 production of Rossini's Il barbiere di Siviglia is lifted by a strong ensemble cast for Glyndebourne's tour.
****1
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