The Pirates of Penzance

09 May 15 - 27 Jun 15

Carmen

20 May 15 - 03 Jul 15

The Queen of Spades

06 Jun 15 - 02 Jul 15

News & Features

ENO 2015/16: Priority booking for Friends now open

Priority booking for our 2015/16 Season is now open to ENO Friends. To secure your first choice of the best seats, sign up to become a Friend of ENO today.

Further award success for ENO

Following on from success at the Olivier Awards and the WhatsOnStage Opera Poll, English National Opera has been awarded the Royal Philharmonic Society Music Award in the Opera and Music Theatre category for the Company’s performances during 2014.

Bizet's Carmen: Five reasons to book for our unmissable staging

An opera which has long transfixed audiences, it charts the tragic demise of Don José as he falls under the spell of the sexy, streetwise Carmen. 'Here's a show which could run and run. It looks great' (The Independent). Here are five reasons you won't want to miss it.

Meet Mark Wigglesworth

2015/16 will be our first season with Mark Wigglesworth as Music Director - read his thoughts on joining the company, and what he's looking forward to about the new season.

Between Worlds: your reviews from Twitter

The world premiere of Tansy Davies's Between Worlds took place on Saturday 11 April at the Barbican. A sensitive and spiritual journey inspired by the events of 9/11, it is Davies's highly-anticipated operatic debut. Here's a selection of audience reviews following the first two performances.

Double Olivier Award Triumph for ENO

We’re delighted that English National Opera was announced as the winner of both opera awards at the Oliviers, which took place on 12 April 2015 at the Royal Opera House.

Between Worlds: How to find words for something unspeakable?

Nick Drake explains the process and decisions he went through in creating the libretto for Between Worlds, a new opera inspired by the events of 9/11.

Creating a new opera: Between Worlds

ENO Mackerras Fellow Fergus Mcleod on Between Worlds, a new opera inspired by the events of 9/11.

Sweeney Todd pre-show talk

Listen to the Sweeney Todd pre-show talk featuring director Lonny Price and conductor David Charles Abell.

Dennis Marks, 1948-2015

It is with great sadness that we hear of Dennis Marks's death on 2 April. Dennis was ENO's General Director from 1993 to 1997, following a career spanning almost 25 years at the BBC.