ROMANTICISM: Explore the late George Colerick's fascinating series of articles encroaching on the subjects of melody, romanticism, operetta and humour in music.
Ensemble. Vocally Splendid - Giuseppe Pennisi visits Florence, where the audience is enthralled by the first performance there of Puccini's 'La Rondine'
Ensemble. A bitter-sweet 'Swallow' - 'La Rondine' at the Puccini Opera Festival impresses Giuseppe Pennisi
Ensemble. Brilliant Opportunities - A Rossini double bill, reviewed by Robert Hugill
Ensemble. Snappily Executed - Jonathan Dove's opera 'Flight' impresses Robert Hugill
Ensemble. Glorious Melody - British Youth Opera's 'La Rondine', reviewed by Robert Hugill
Ensemble. A Charming Rendition - Puccini's 'La Rondine', reviewed by Maria Nockin
An Authentic Voice - Laura Kennelly visits Cleveland Ohio's latest opera company
CD Spotlight. Substantially Admirable - Vocal music by Puccini, reviewed by Howard Smith. '... more than sufficient ... to recommend unstintingly ...'
Operatic connections - Roderic Dunnett talks to Tom Hawkes, the director of Castleward Opera's 'La Rondine'