Articles by Neil Norman
"The Renaissance has rarely looked—or sounded—so profound, dark and compelling"
Gilbert and Sullivan—and a double dose of Bluebeard
Contentious Wagner, avant-garde Shakespeare
Jonathan Miller's Rigoletto defies the passage of time
Our writer's top picks
The must-see performances
©BILL COOPER Click here to read more from our November 2016 issue Les Contes D’Hoffmann Royal Opera House, 7th November to 3rd December Jacques Offenbach’s portmanteau opera was a...
Billy Budd is Benjamin Britten's most psychologically complex opera Billy Budd Opera North, 18th to 29th October Leeds Grand Theatre then touring UK until 3rd December Benjamin Britten’s...
Wales Millennium Centre ©Grahamwell Macbeth Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 10th to 24th September Guiseppe Verdi’s version of Macbeth is stripped down yet faithful to its Shakespearean...