Dressing up for the opera is not elitist

13 June 2015 9:00 am

It’s June, and the country-house summer opera festivals are now in full swing. Glyndebourne, which opened the season last month,…

Give us our gold: the Rhinemaidens in ‘Das Rheingold’ at Longborough

Opera review: Longborough's tiny stage takes on the Ring - and wins

20 July 2013 9:00 am

There are no two ways about it: Wagner’s Ring cycle, the biggest challenge that any opera company can face, has…

Long life: The curse of the black tie

6 July 2013 9:00 am

I seem to have been steeped in opera lately. First there was Ariadne auf Naxos at Glyndebourne, then Peter Grimes…