Review: La Traviata (Covent Garden)

If you’ve never seen traditional opera – as opposed to the mucked-about-with stuff in pubs we also love - or never been to Covent Garden, Richard Eyre’s grandiose, beautiful-to-look-at, lush La Traviata...
Review: Carmen (London Coliseum)

Review: Carmen (London Coliseum)

If you saw the header ‘Opera Review’ and thought ‘not for me’, stick with us for a moment. We’ve always thought Carmen was the crossover vehicle for people who don’t think they like opera: it has...