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Classic production by David McVicar of Mozart's last opera returns to Covent Garden with a new cast and a star turn
A comic opera to raise the spirits, uplifting music for solo piano and songs from a superstar
Verdi's finest opera opens the Covent Garden year in a new production by Oliver Mears
The musical year begins this month, and in spectacular style. Three new principal conductors, fresh productions of favourite operas and other neglected works revived
Tickets are now on sale to the general public for the Royal Opera House's first full season of ballet and opera since the start of the pandemic
The ultimate children's storybook on stage has all our favourite characters, brought together for a Christmas family show
In Janáček's opera, an infatuated young woman is rejected by her intended husband, with terrible consequences
The scintillating American mezzo-soprano gives a solo recital with music inspired by solitude
An opera inspired by a classic novel joins the repertoire at London's own country house opera
Margaret Atwood's warning novel inspires an opera for our times
The musician in the vanguard of a new generation of women conductors describes the moment when music changed her life
Puccini, Handel, Poulenc, Mozart, Donizetti and a Cornish-set opera by a 20th-century pioneering British woman composer
ENO is back with a big new season. Booking opens Wed 2 June for all seven productions from October to April. Why not go once a month?
The versatile baritone on lockdown gardening, Brexit fears, and breaking through with 'My Way'
The soprano on her Brixton childhood, 'silent' music and renewed energy as live music resumes
The Royal Opera House reveals nine months of music, including five new productions, nine revivals, and discoveries in the Linbury Theatre
The Easter story told in song, JS Bach and Handel's Messiah, performed by top artists and streamed from London churches and concert halls
London's Victorian temple to the arts comes of age with a year of festive entertainment for all tastes – and looks forward to a full house
Good news at last: the Royal Opera House will open its doors on 17 May for a new season of live ballet and opera
Wagner's spell-binding epic story of gods, mortals, love and power is told over five years, with casting and dates still to come
Leading Londoners on the arts scene share their favourite music with us, and there's something for every mood in these 12 pieces
Symphony concerts that open up new horizons, operas that take audiences to another realm .... trust music to transport us out of daily life and make a world of difference
Celebrate the musical giants who transformed British music-making with 10 of our favourite musical influencers
He should have spent the year on Broadway. But New York's loss is London's gain... The award-winning actor talks about changed plans, a musical journey and setting up home
World-class audiences perform to small audiences, opera goes live, and The Gruffalo gets a musical make-over
As the nights draw in, an evening at home with the world's finest singers and players is more appealing than ever. For our favourites, click on 'read more'
Rossini, Tchaikovsky, Handel and Richard Strauss operas are planned for the summer, with dates and casts to be announced. But keep room in your diary from May to August
The virtual festival of the arts continues with new relays of opera, classical music and documentaries, plus theatre and visual art
Wednesday Watch is your new weekly classical music appointment. Catch old favourites and new music recorded at London's innovative venue
Magnificent music-making goes on, thanks to digital concerts, individual players and glimpses behind the scenes. It's the perfect time to get to know the best ensembles in the capital
The natural world has never looked lovelier, and it has inspired generations of composers who bring its splendour indoors
First staging of a remarkable find – a never-performed opera by the much-loved and highly spiritual composer