Opera on the BBC

There’s been a lot of opera related programming broadcast on BBC TV recently. ¬†Probably the biggest event was Jonas Kaufmann’s role debut as Otello in the Verdi opera conducted by Antonio Pappano but there’s also been a 90 minute documentary on Kaufmann and a two part series called Lucy Worsley’s Nights at the Opera and a broadcast of Brett Dean’s new Hamlet from Glyndebourne. ¬†I haven’t yet watched the Hamlet but here are some thoughts on the other three shows, plus an extra bonus.

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