It’s the perfect medium for the End Times, unequalled in its devotion to doom
How we underestimate the women in Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte
Grand opera was long thought quite dead but is suddenly rearing its shaggy head again
Opera really doesn’t need the help of activist directors when it comes to politics — it’s all there already
Those in charge are in thrall to vain provocateur directors
The great British opera director Jonathan Miller has died aged 85. Here is one of his last interviews
Criticism has died at London’s newspaper
Every six months or so opera surfaces from its undersea lair, like a Bond villain, to enter public consciousness — generally when it’s been naughty.