On Opera

Having the hots for Tosca

A summer of ecstatic, eccentric and not-so-operatic audiences at opera fringe

A powerful, moving adaptation of Puccini

A gloomy production of a glittering opera

The elegant narrative solution of suicide has had no greater cheerleader than opera

Opera directors are utilising programme books to purvey their moral and ethical wisdom

A new performance of a Janacek opera takes one to the moon and back

Dame Ethel Smyth’s opera dated quickly, but it hardly hurts to have another look at it

John Blow, Venus and Adonis; Henry Purcell, Dido and Aeneas (HGO)

Spare us the social justice preaching