Opera Now

Archived since April 1989 Complete Archive

291 issues

The opera lover's essential guide

Opera Now captures the drama, colour and vitality of one of the most powerful of all the performing arts. In our print and digital issues, we showcase the creative spirit of opera, both on stage and behind the scenes, with profiles of opera companies, singers, directors and designers. Our in-depth features reflect how diverse cultural elements have influenced opera, including travel, history, literature, art, architecture, politics and philosophy.

Our lively reviews and opinion pages are a platform for writers and critics drawn from all over the world. Our aim is to inspire our opera-loving readers to broaden their knowledge and deepen their passion for this fascinating and stimulating artform.

Latest issue

In the October issue of Opera Now, we meet Benjamin Bernheim – a sensitive, charming tenor who is bringing new psychological insights to some of opera’s most well-known romantic leads. Elsewhere, Russian soprano Elena Stikhina discusses her preparations for her latest Verdi role, which she is currently singing at the Royal Opera House in London; this year’s Janáček Festival Brno focuses on the composer’s highly distinctive operas and works by his lesser-known contemporaries; and our report from the inaugural early music singing competition at the Aria Borealis Festival in Norway. Plus, the stylish, quirky opera designs of takis; challenging racism in Cincinnati Opera’s world premiere; ENO’s Annilese Miskimmon discusses her Favourite Things; reviews of the best live performances and new recordings; and our World Wide Opera Guide.

Subjects: Classical, Music, Opera, Singing

Quarterly (recurring) C$21.99

Annual C$104.99

Includes web, iOS and Android access via Exact Editions apps.
Full refund within 30 days if you're not completely satisfied.
Please note: you are buying an online subscription - we don’t send printed copies through the post.

The opera lover's essential guide

Opera Now captures the drama, colour and vitality of one of the most powerful of all the performing arts. In our print and digital issues, we showcase the creative spirit of opera, both on stage and behind the scenes, with profiles of opera companies, singers, directors and designers. Our in-depth features reflect how diverse cultural elements have influenced opera, including travel, history, literature, art, architecture, politics and philosophy.

Our lively reviews and opinion pages are a platform for writers and critics drawn from all over the world. Our aim is to inspire our opera-loving readers to broaden their knowledge and deepen their passion for this fascinating and stimulating artform.

  • First Issue: April 1989
  • Latest Issue: October 2022
  • Issue Count: 291
  • Published: Monthly