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.
John McMurray, ENO’s Head of Casting, explains the benefits of singing in our native language.
Entrepreneurialism, celebrity, scandal, extravagance and risk-taking and are all words that could immediately be associated with London and its cultural scene today. However, they’re also equally relevant to the London of the early eighteenth century, which provides the context for so much of Handel’s operatic career.
David Alden's 5-star hit production of Peter Grimes was screened to over 300 cinemas in UK and Ireland, alongside selected cinemas worldwide. We promised new camera angles and a different approach to live opera broadcasts - but what did you think?
Anyone tempted to doubt that Benjamin Britten was a supremely accomplished dramatic composer should look and listen no further than to Peter Grimes, writes Christopher Cook.
This Sunday will mark ENO’s first live transmission to cinemas. If you're going to see Peter Grimes at the cinema this weekend, you can download a cast list and synopsis here.
We need your questions to fill up our TweetyJar for Rigoletto star Quinn Kelsey. Submit your questions here, or on Twitter using #ENOTweetyJar, and check back next week to see Quinn's answers.
Following the opening night of Christopher Alden's new production of Verdi's revenge classic Rigoletto, we asked for your thoughts on this new addition to ENO's repertoire.
A sumptuous new production of Verdi’s tragic masterpiece Rigoletto opens at ENO on Thursday (13 Feb), directed by Olivier award-winner Christopher Alden.
Counter-tenor Iestyn Davies (Bertarido) sings 'O, where are you, dearest beloved?' from Act 1 of Handel's Rodelinda. See it live at ENO from 28 Feb in a new production directed by Richard Jones.