Rigoletto

The National Youth Orchestra showed that they’re the equal of any professional band

13 January 2018 9:00 am

Everyone knows — don’t they? — that the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain is the UK’s youngest world-class symphony…

Alice Coote and Sarah Tynan in ‘Xerxes’ at ENO

Royal Opera's Rigoletto: your disbelief may wobble but your excitement won't

4 October 2014 9:00 am

One of the greatest tests of how an opera house is functioning is the quality of its revivals. Both the…

What now for ENO?

22 February 2014 9:00 am

Michael Henderson wonders what direction English National Opera will now take

Rigoletto in a gentleman's club

22 February 2014 9:00 am

So it’s farewell to the fedoras and adieu to the jukebox. After 32 years of service, Jonathan Miller’s Little Italy…

Le Nozze di Figaro

2 March 2013 9:00 am

I went to two of the most familiar operas in the repertoire this week, one in HD from the New…