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COMING TO CINEMAS

A lost key and an accidental touch of cold hands in the dark – so begins one of the greatest romances of all opera: La bohème. Some of opera’s greatest stars as well as some exciting newcomers t ...

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COMING TO THE STAGE

Le roi Arthus comes to the Paris Opera at last! This rarely performed masterpiece by Chausson was written for the Opéra Garnier and now, well over a c ...

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OPERA IN THE NEWS

Pirates breaks record

English National Opera’s cinema broadcast of Mike Leigh’s production of The Pirates of Penzance has become the most lucrative opera to be screened in ...

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The Opera Awards 2015

The third International Opera Awards ceremony was held at The Savoy Theatre, London on Sunday 26th April 2015. The stated aims of the awards are to pr ...

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BBC Proms 2015

The 2015 BBC Proms season has been revealed and features a number of opera and opera-related performances at London's Royal Albert Hall. ...

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TWITTER FEED

Friday, May 29th, 2015 at 11:41am
tonight 7.30pm EST @americanrep premiers Crossing by Matthew Aucoin. In Cambridge MA? - fight for a ticket!
Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 at 3:58pm
RT @aldeburghmusic: Don't miss the unforgettable production of Peter Grimes on Aldeburgh Beach on iPlayer. http://t.co/5r4VtLejAX http://t.…
Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 at 7:57pm
RT @Opera_North: Coarse, violent, tender & seductive - @Rupechri gives a run down of the greatest ever Carmens http://t.co/qdKk6LqjOZ http:…
Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 at 8:07am
RT @FionaMaddocks: White smoke...Fantastic congratulations to David Pickard @davidkpickard @glyndebourne new director of the BBC Proms @bb
Monday, May 25th, 2015 at 6:22pm
RT @TheRoyalOpera: Before the age of mass air travel, opera fans explored the world through Puccini's music:

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WATCH

You can still see Kasper Holten's new production of Krol Roger first streamed live from the ROH on 16th May below.

OPERA IN DEPTH

A Definitive New Callas

In the New York Review of Books, Michael Shae reveals that it wasn’t the beauty of a musical phrase but Maria Callas sobbing (or was it a gasping for ai ...

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Tim Ashley’s opera guide

Read Guardian critic Tim Ashley’s six-part opera guide. He goes in search of the best opera productions available to watch complete on YouTube. Love sto ...

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