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April 2019 

  • As the Royal Opera prepares to stage Billy Budd, three leading singers of the evil Claggart – Sir John Tomlinson, Clive Bayley and Brindley Sherratt – sit down with Christopher Gillett to talk about their approaches to one of Britten’s most fascinating roles. 
  • Overpaid and over here? Alexandra Wilson examines the history of internationalism and protectionism in UK opera.
  • We profile the German mezzo-soprano Tanja Ariane Baumgartner as she prepares to sing Kundry in Hamburg.
  • The composer Julian Grant picks his favourite recording: Massenet’s Thaïs, with the legendary Anna Moffo.
 In store March 12

2019 Feb Folkoperan  to March 26th
2019 Dec18 IOA Nominations