Richard Burkhard

The Marriage of Figaro - Opera North

It’s Figaro’s wedding day, and, to add to the usual worries, Figaro learns that his master, the Count, is out to bed his bride-to-be Susanna. The Countess is heartbroken by her husband’s faithlessness – but she is the object of the adolescent des

Rodelinda - ENO - The Coliseum

Rodelinda is an epic story of love, power and mistaken identity. Bertarido has been driven from his kingdom by Grimoaldo and is presumed dead, leaving behind his grieving wife, Rodelinda. Grimoaldo will imprison Rodelinda unless she agrees to marry him, t

Die Fledermaus - English National Opera - The Coliseum

Johann Strauss's classic operetta, Die Fledermaus is a comic story of revenge, seduction and mistaken identity, centred on a high-society party thrown by Prince Orlofsky. Man-about-town Eisenstein is to be jailed, his wife is being seduced by an old flame

La Boheme - English National Opera

Puccini’s La Bohème is one of the most popular and captivating operas of all-time. With its emotionally charged story of Mimi and Rodolfo’s fleeting love affair and some of the great Italian composer’s most ravishingly beautiful music, it never fai