Date published: Tue 09 Mar 10
ENO continues its commitment to refreshing core Puccini repertoire with a new production of one of the composer’s best loved operas, Tosca, directed by acclaimed soprano Catherine Malfitano who brings her insight and experience as an award-winning performer to her direction of Tosca, the opera which she once made her own. Featuring a superb cast led by Amanda Echalaz it is conducted by the ENO Olivier Award-winning Music Director Edward Gardner.
Date published: Wed 17 Feb 10
The Metropolitan Opera and English National Opera (ENO) will co-produce a world premiere production of composer Nico Muhly's first opera. With a libretto by Craig Lucas, the opera is a fictionalised story based on a true story in which a teenager attempts to arrange his own murder via the internet. The new production, directed by Bartlett Sher, will debut at the ENO's London Coliseum in June 2011 and be presented during the Met's 2013-14 season. The creative team includes Sher's longtime collaborators set designer Michael Yeargan and costume designer Catherine Zuber, as well as the acclaimed London-based video designers Fifty Nine Productions and lighting designer Donald Holder.
Date published: Wed 13 May 09
ENO was last night awarded the Royal Philharmonic Society (RPS) Music Award for Opera and Music Theatre for the creative ambition of its work in 2008. This is the fourth award presented to the Company in the last two months and means ENO has received all the UK opera awards for 2008. This is the first time that one opera company has won all four awards since the creation of the South Bank Show Award for Opera 12 years ago.
Date published: Thu 20 Aug 09
The directors of world renowned Catalan ‘total theatre’ company, La Fura dels Baus, bring their highly unusual settings and black humour to the direction of Hungarian composer Ligeti’s ‘anti anti-opera’ in a new production of Le Grand Macabre which opens ENO’s 2009/10 Season on 17 September at the London Coliseum.
Date published: Mon 17 Aug 09
The internationally renowned Verdi baritone Anthony Michaels-Moore returns to English National Opera to sing Rigoletto for the first time in the UK having previously sung the role at Théâtre de la Monnaie, Brussels.
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