It was with deep regret that we learned of the death of Nelson Mandela – a man whose courage, determination and humility inspired not just a nation but millions of people across the world. To mark our respect, English National Opera will hold a minute's silence before tonight's performance of Satyagraha.
Broadcaster Christopher Cook, our resident pre-performance talk host, looks at the darkness at the heart of Puccini's Madam Butterfly.
Philip Glass’s mesmerising musical meditation on Mahatma Gandhi's early years, Satyagraha, returned to the London Coliseum stage on 20 Nov 2013. This celebrated and iconic production was a 5-star sensation in 2007 and 2010 - here is a selection of audience reactions at the revival's opening night from Twitter.
Phelim McDermott’s critically-acclaimed production of Philip Glass’s Satyagraha returns to ENO this week (20th November).
Public booking for Summer 2014 opens today (12th November). We have an exciting range of productions on offer for our audiences this season, bringing together world-class directors with exceptional music talent.
See production footage and audience reactions for Simon McBurney's boldly re-imagined new production.
You know the story: prince gets attacked by snake, three ladies rescue prince, prince meets birdcatcher, Queen meets prince, prince gets flute, birdcatcher gets bells, birdcatcher rescues princess, prince meets princess, prince, princess and birdcatcher meets King and, well... the rest is history. Read what the first night audience made of Simon McBurney's new production of The Magic Flute.
Simon McBurney speaks about the history of Mozart's classic.
Anthony Minghella's production of Madam Butterfly returns to ENO for it's fifth revival. Seen by over 300,000 people worldwide, Minghella's Madam Butterfly is an enduring classic. Here's a round-up of your thoughts on our latest revival.
Journalist Kate Kellaway interviewed the late Anthony Minghella for the Observer in 2005. Here, she recalls meeting the Oscar-winning director before the opening of his production of Madam Butterfly with ENO.