Opera

Archived since February 1950 Complete Archive

938 issues

Described as "the bible of the industry” (The Daily Telegraph), OPERA has been the world’s leading commentator on the lyric stage for nearly 70 years. Founded in 1950 by the late Lord Harewood, we continue to provide unrivalled coverage of events through a mixture of reviews (live performances, recordings, books, CDs and DVDs), features and analysis, plus listings of all major opera houses and events worldwide.

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Latest issue

- A profile of the dazzlingly verstatile soprano Asmik Grigorian

- Stephen Hastings marks the centenary of the unforgettable Renata Tebaldi

- Tchaikovsky’s female confidantes and muses revealed

- The exciting new initiatives at Greek National Opera

- An exploration of unjustly forgotten Greek singers

- James Gaffigan, the newly appointed music director of the Komische Oper Berlin, chooses as his most treasured recording Tristan und Isolde with René Kollo and Margaret Price, conducted by Carlos Kleiber

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Described as "the bible of the industry” (The Daily Telegraph), OPERA has been the world’s leading commentator on the lyric stage for nearly 70 years. Founded in 1950 by the late Lord Harewood, we continue to provide unrivalled coverage of events through a mixture of reviews (live performances, recordings, books, CDs and DVDs), features and analysis, plus listings of all major opera houses and events worldwide.

Access to this digital version and the opera archive is FREE with your print subscription! Please visit www.opera.co.uk to subscribe to Opera magazine. To access your free digital subscription with your print account/subscription code - Click here.

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  • First Issue: February 1950
  • Latest Issue: February 2022
  • Issue Count: 938
  • Published: Monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-6707
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