Opera review: Verdi should be as controversial as Wagner

13 July 2013 9:00 am

I’m not the first person to remark that Verdi is getting oddly little attention in this his bicentenary year, especially…

Opera: I am dreading the thought of Götterdämmerung if Opera North maintains the standard it has set with Siegfried

6 July 2013 9:00 am

Siegfried is, everyone agrees, the hardest of the Ring dramas to bring off. The first and almost insurmountable problem is…