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Sukanya Credit: Bill Cooper

Ravi Shankar’s Sukanya

To say that Sukanya is Ravi Shankar’s only opera, while true, gives a misleading impression of his talent and influence on world music. Knowing he began writing it in the eighth decade of his life tells us more about his enthusiasm for music and his...

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Anna Jeruc-Kopec as Violetta and Ji-Min Park as Alfredo

La Traviata

La Traviata returns to the Lowry for a second Opera North season, and it is clear from the packed theatre that Verdi’s dramatic opera is as popular as ever. Indeed, it was recently voted the most popular of all operas by the Operabase website. Not...

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