The Big Barber Bash
Step back in time and place and be transported to 17th century Seville - ENO style. Interactive activities for the whole family will fill the London Coliseum. Go behind the scenes at one of the world’s most innovative opera companies and learn about the myriad aspects of putting together internationally acclaimed productions. Children will enjoy the chance to try on costumes, learn to swordfight, join in on a drum circle, participate in a prop-making workshop and much more. There will be food, drinks, back- stage tours, singing, a raffle and merriment across all spaces of the London Coliseum as the Big Barber Bash celebrates The Barber of Seville at ENO!
The Big Barber Bash at ENO is proudly hosted by The American Friends of ENO. Proceeds from the Big Bash will help to support ENO Opera Squad, a pioneering programme taking the ENO orchestra and singers directly to children in state schools across London. Each year ENO Opera Squad engages with up to 4,000 children in their school halls and at the London Coliseum, many of whom have never before experienced the power and excitement of live opera.
Costume and make-up demonstrations
Prop making workshops
Sing-alongs and story-telling
Food and drink
Appropriate for young people ages 5 - 18.
Soloist: £60 (£55 early booking)
- Single entry to all Big Barber Bash events including food and drink
Chorus: £275 (£250 early booking)
- Entry to all Big Barber Bash events, including food and drink, for up to 5 people
Conductor: £500 (£450 early booking)
- All Chorus package benefits above, plus
- Entry to a VIP room with special events, a champagne reception and premium catering for up to 5 people
**Diva: £600 (£550 early booking)
- All Conductor package benefits above, plus
- 5 tickets to a dress rehearsal for The Barber of Seville or La bohème
**Mega Diva: £1,200 (£1,100 early booking)
- All Conductor benefits above, plus
- 5 top-price tickets to a performance of The Barber of Seville and a bottle of champagne and soft drinks or ice creams for children, on either Saturday 2 March 2012 or Saturday 9 March 2012.
Early Booking period ends Friday 23 November 2012
Additional tickets can be added pro-rata
Pro rata ticket prices
Chorus £55 (£50)
Conductor £100 (£90)
Diva £120 (£120)
Mega Diva** £240 (£220) **limited availability
Soloist member tickets may be purchased online. Chorus, Conductor, Diva and Mega Diva packages must be booked by post or phone. Call Box Office on 020 7845 9300 to purchase tickets.
Online booking fee £1.75 per transaction. Telephone and postal booking fee £3.50 per transaction. No fee when booking in person at the Box Office.
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