www.operanow.co.uk January 2023 THE OPERA LOVER’S ESSENTIAL GUIDE

PENE PATI The Samoan tenor with a voice of pure sunshine

‘I want to make you think’

Krzysztof Warlikowski’s challenge to audiences

Afghans in the spotlight

Seattle Opera’s world premiere of A Thousand Splendid Suns


  • Beethoven’s Fidelio reimagined
  • Letter from Chicago

Live reviews from London, Paris and New York • Voice of Black Opera finals • New recordings