Powder Her Face

19 Apr 14 - 19 Apr 14


03 May 14 - 03 Jun 14

Così fan tutte

16 May 14 - 06 Jul 14

Benvenuto Cellini

05 Jun 14 - 27 Jun 14

News & Features

Bringing Thebans to the stage

The world premiere of Julian Anderson’s first opera opens at ENO this May. We recently hosted a panel discussion bringing together Julian Anderson, librettist Frank McGuinness, director Pierre Audi and ENO Music Director Edward Gardner. Hosted by BBC journalist Tom Service, you can listen to/download the full discussion to find out more about this ambitious project and its journey to the stage.

New Executive Director for ENO

English National Opera (ENO) today, 10 April 2014, announced that Henriette Götz has been appointed as its new Executive Director. Henriette has more than 20 years international business experience, the last ten of which were in international arts leadership.

Reflecting on off-site performance

Christopher Cook explores the effect of performance space Ambika P3 on ENO's Powder Her Face

A new production of Powder Her Face

A dazzling new production of Thomas Adès’s Powder Her Face opens on 2 April, charting the glamorous rise and seedy fall of the infamous 'Dirty Duchess'.

Ann Howard 1936-2014

We are very sad to have learned of the death of Ann Howard who sang major mezzo-soprano roles with ENO for more than 30 years.

ENO Chorister runs London Marathon

ENO Chorister, David Campbell, is running the London Marathon on 13 April 2014 in support of former ENO Chorister Jenny Wilson-Best and the charity Revive MS Support. Read David’s story here.

TweetyJar: Quinn Kelsey

A few weeks ago, we asked our Twitter followers to fill up our TweetyJar with questions for Rigoletto star Quinn Kelsey. Read his responses to the questions here.

Olivier Nominations Announced

We’re delighted to announce that Carrie Cracknell’s production of Berg’s Wozzeck has been nominated for an Olivier Award for ‘Best New Opera Production’.

Gerard Mortier (1943 – 2014)

The great opera impresario and close friend of ENO Gerard Mortier died this weekend after an eight month period of illness.

Rodelinda - Your reviews from Twitter

Continuing our reputation for being the House of Handel, we opened a new production of Rodelinda at the London Coliseum on Fri 1 Mar 2014. Directed by Richard Jones, this is the first professional London staging in many years. Here's a selection of audience reviews from the first night.