A selection of M&V 'Welsh National Opera' articles
Ensemble. A Sense of Unwinding - Roderic Dunnett marvels at Henze's Boulevard Solitude
Ensemble. Shimmer, Sizzle and Shock - Roderic Dunnett is enthralled by Alban Berg's 'Lulu', currently on tour with Welsh National Opera
Ensemble. Opera's Bright Future - Tom Taffinder reports from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
Ensemble. A Tragic Programme - Tom Taffinder reports from Welsh National Opera
Ensemble. Indulging in Forbidden Consecutives - Mastersingers at the BBC Proms, reviewed by Robert Anderson
DVD Spotlight. A Rarity - Jonathan Dove's 'The Adventures of Pinocchio', reviewed by Howard Smith. '... considerable merits on display ...'
DVD Spotlight. Extreme Individuality - A film about Delius, seen by Paul Sarcich. '... a commendable breadth.'
Ensemble. Notable Liveliness - 'Jephtha' at the London Handel Festival, heard by Robert Hugill
CD Spotlight. A Glistening Treasury - Songs with orchestra from Deborah Riedel, enjoyed by Howard Smith. '... a bounteous seam of unfamiliar, wholly blissful vocal gems ...'
Ensemble. A Masterly Account - Donizetti's 'Parisina d'Este', heard by Robert Hugill
CD Spotlight. Substantially Admirable - Vocal music by Puccini, reviewed by Howard Smith. '... more than sufficient ... to recommend unstintingly ...'
Ensemble. Remarkably Paradoxical - Robert Hugill experiences James MacMillan's opera 'The Sacrifice' at Welsh National Opera
Ensemble. Fire and Flexibility - Verdi's 'Attila', reviewed by Robert Hugill
Ensemble. Truly magnificent - Handel's 'Jephtha' at the London Coliseum, reviewed by Robert Hugill.
Ensemble. Deeply affecting - Strauss's 'Ariadne auf Naxos' in Cardiff, reviewed by Rex Harley
Ensemble. Suspending disbelief? - 'Turandot' at Welsh National Opera, reviewed by Rex Harley
Ensemble. Oratorio to opera - Rex Harley raises some questions about the staged version of Handel's 'Jephtha'
Ensemble. Strengths and weaknesses - Rex Harley listens to 'Jenufa' at Welsh National Opera
Ensemble - Profoundly life-enhancing. Rex Harley experiences Janácek's 'The Cunning Little Vixen' in the current Welsh National Opera revival, on 24 May 2002 at Cardiff New Theatre, conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras
Ensemble - a glorious dip in the grotesque. Roderic Dunnett at Welsh National Opera's revival of 'Salome'
Dance of death - Roderic Dunnett marvels at Welsh National Opera's 'Queen of Spades'