The Telegraph has announced that Rupert Christiansen will be stepping down as opera critic this month. Christiansen, 66, was hired in the mid-1990s boom from the Spectator.
Chris Evans, the Telegraph’s editor, said: ‘Rupert Christiansen is the finest opera critic in the land and our readers have enjoyed his reviews for the past 25 years. We will miss him and wish him well for the future.’
No replacement has been named.
Rupert explains his decision here.