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Opera

Preview: Tête à Tête festival at King's Place

POP-up operas are popping up all over the place in the King’s Cross area over the next three weekends.

Gluck: Opera Arias - Daniel Behle

Daniel Behle performs Gluck's popular opera arias, which has been summed up by the Guardian as being: "The style veers from demonstrative old-style serious opera, with lots of decoration, to eloquent, new-style declamation".

Gluck: Opera Arias review Daniel Behle delivers a fine recital

Three hundred years since his birth, Gluck is still remembered for a mere handful of arias, yet he was the most powerful operatic reformer of his time.

Tête à Tête Opera Festival: 'invigorating'

Run on love and a shoestring, this opera free-for-all was full of promising performances.

Adriana Lecouvreur, Opera Holland Park, review: "brave but misguided"

Opera Holland Park's production of Cilia's Adriana Lecouvreur was muddled and poorly updated, says Rupert Christiansen

High hopes

One of the highlights of last year’s Glyndebourne Festival was the revival of Richard Jones’s Falstaff, spruced up and invigorated by Mark Elder’s conducting of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and a beautifully balanced cast.

High hopes

One of the highlights of last year’s Glyndebourne Festival was the revival of Richard Jones’s Falstaff, spruced up and invigorated by Mark Elder’s conducting of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and a beautifully balanced cast.

La traviata, Glyndebourne, review: Fresh and thrillingly unfamiliar

The temptation to make a loud statement in this, the first new production of Verdi’s La traviata at Glyndebourne in over 25 years, must have been enormous.

Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival at Central St Martins

OPERAS galore are being performed in King’s Cross venues in Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival, over three long weekends, starting next Thursday, July 24.

Prom 6: Der Rosenkavalier review scaled back but still a treat

In May, reviews of Glyndebourne's new production of Der Rosenkavalier triggered a media storm about sexism.