Otello

13 Sep 14 - 17 Oct 14

Xerxes

15 Sep 14 - 03 Oct 14

The Girl of the Golden West

02 Oct 14 - 01 Nov 14

News & Features

Our picks for the BBC Proms

In a programme that incorporates everything from Cole Porter to the Pet Shop Boys, and from Schubert to Steve Reich (via quite a lot of Richard Strauss!), we’ve picked out a few of our highlights from this year's BBC Proms, which begins on Friday 18 July.

ENO remembers soprano Eilene Hannan 1946-2014

English National Opera was sad to learn of the death last week of renowned Australian soprano Eilene Hannan.

Coming up this autumn at ENO

With classic revivals, dramatic new productions and world premieres, Autumn 2014 with ENO will see romance, tragedy, drama, fun, soaring melodies and glorious music. Opening on 13 September, here’s a round-up of what you can look forward to.

Fishing for pearls...

Christopher Cook questions the troubled history of Bizet's Pearl Fishers compared to the success of his most famous opera Carmen.

The Pearl Fishers - your reviews from Twitter

Penny Woolcock's 'stunningly beautiful' (Daily Telegraph) production of The Pearl Fishers returned to the Coliseum stage for the first time this summer. A firm audience favourite first time around, here's a selection of your reviews from our revival opening night.

Arts Council England funding announcement

English National Opera has today (1 July 2014) been awarded £12.38m per annum core funding plus up to £7.6m transition funding in Arts Council England’s NPO funding announcements for 2015-18.

ENO’s Artistic Director awarded the CBE

John Berry, English National Opera’s Artistic Director, has been awarded the CBE for Services to Music in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2014.

Benvenuto Cellini live - cast list and synopsis

If you're going to see Benvenuto Cellini at the cinema, you can download a cast list and synopsis here.

Be transported to an underwater paradise

Penny Woolcock's mesmerising production of Bizet's The Pearl Fishers returns to ENO this evening (Monday 16 June).

Benvenuto Cellini - your reviews from Twitter

Terry Gilliam's production of Berlioz's Benvenuto Cellini opened at the London Coliseum on 5 June. It's one of the most anticipated shows of our current season, but what did the first night audience think?! (We'll give you a clue, it begins with a 'b'...)