Opera Now

Archived since April 1989 Complete Archive

288 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 July issue of Opera Now, Latvian mezzo Elīna Garanča discusses her approach to the morally conflicted and emotionally complex femmes fatales who have become the mainstay of her career.
 
Plus, our special report on opera in Latin America; a look behind the scenes of the Hungarian State Opera's renovation; Benjamin Ivry pays tribute to Teresa Berganza, a glorious singer whose voice was redolent of the culture of her native Spain; director Cameron Menzies discusses his plans for Northern Ireland Opera; Samson et Dalia at the Royal Opera House; director Stephen Lawless on his Favourite Things; our Worldwide Opera Guide; and reviews of the best live performances and new releases.

Subjects: Classical, Music, Opera, Singing

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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: July 2022
  • Issue Count: 288
  • Published: Monthly