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.
English National Opera was sad to learn of the death last week of renowned Australian soprano Eilene Hannan.
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.
Christopher Cook questions the troubled history of Bizet's Pearl Fishers compared to the success of his most famous opera Carmen.
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.
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.
John Berry, English National Opera’s Artistic Director, has been awarded the CBE for Services to Music in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2014.
If you're going to see Benvenuto Cellini at the cinema, you can download a cast list and synopsis here.
Penny Woolcock's mesmerising production of Bizet's The Pearl Fishers returns to ENO this evening (Monday 16 June).
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'...)