20 landmark opera productions – picture gallery

The past 20 years on the opera stage


BBC Music Magazine is 20 this September and to mark the occasion we’ve put together a picture gallery of 20 opera productions which have made the headlines or captivated audiences over the past 20 years. Read on for a journey through the most extravagant, the most controversial, the most gory and the most memorable opera productions of the last two decades…

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